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Lecture: Erika Naginski, “Impossible Design: Porsenna’s Tomb and French Visionary Architecture”

Lecture: Erika Naginski, “Impossible Design: Porsenna’s Tomb and French Visionary Architecture”

Porsenna's tomb is a monstrous, incommensurable object of wonder that haunted the Western architectural imaginary from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Against the backdrop...
Mary Beard – Pompeii: The Art of Reconstruction

Mary Beard – Pompeii: The Art of Reconstruction

Lecture date: 2008-03-06Mary Beard explores the different ways that archaeologists, novelists and filmmakers have chosen to reconstruct the ancient city, examining the assumptions that...