piranesi

  1. View of the remains of the arches that led the Aqua Claudia onto the Aventine

    View of the remains of the arches that led the Aqua Claudia onto the Aventine

    View of the remains of the arches that led the Aqua Claudia onto the Aventine.
  2. View of the remains of ancient factories on the slopes of the Aventine on the road known as Marmorata

    View of the remains of ancient factories on the slopes of the Aventine on the road known as Marmorata

    View of the remains of ancient factories on the slopes of the Aventine on the road known as Marmorata.
  3. Wall along the bank of the Tiber securing the orifice of the Cloaca Massima

    Wall along the bank of the Tiber securing the orifice of the Cloaca Massima

    Wall along the bank of the Tiber securing the orifice of the Cloaca Massima.
  4. Remnants of the Temple of Cybele

    Remnants of the Temple of Cybele

    Remnant of the Temple of Cybele.
  5. Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed

    Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed

    Monument of the Antoninian conduit, under whose arch the Via Appia passed.
  6. Plan, elevation, cross-section and details of the Muro Torto

    Plan, elevation, cross-section and details of the Muro Torto

    Plan, elevation, cross-section and details of the Muro Torto
  7. Porta S. Lorenzo di Aureliano, and its details

    Porta S. Lorenzo di Aureliano, and its details

    Porta S. Lorenzo di Aureliano, and its details.
  8. Portrait of G. B. Piranesi by F. Piranesi.

    Portrait of G. B. Piranesi by F. Piranesi.

    Portrait of G. B. Piranesi by F. Piranesi.
  9. KorbenDallas

    Ancient bridge construction as presented by Piranesi in the 18th century

    Trying to comprehend the improbable is hard enough. Taking it to a different level would be trying to understand the impossible. The known level of technology in the mid-18th century is refusing to support advanced engineering presented on the below Piranesi engravings. Piranesi's engravings...
  10. KorbenDallas

    What was Giovanni Battista Piranesi trying to say. 17-18th century Mud Flood apocalypse?

    Giovanni Battista Piranesi (4 October 1720 – 9 November 1778) was an Italian artist famous for his etchings of Rome and of fictitious and atmospheric "prisons" (Le Carceri d'Invenzione). He was a so called Cappricio artist. In other words, contemporary interpretation of his creations is that it...
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