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Plan of Piazza Navona

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Description: Plan of Piazza Navona
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Description: The Waters of Rome: Aqueducts, Fountains, and the Birth of the Baroque City
~Once the Acqua Vergine was restored it was necessary to distribute its water more widely in order to rehabilitate Rome’s urban fabric in the way Pius V had envisioned. There was a great deal at stake: not only were individuals and institutions as eager to gain access to the water through private fountains as ordinary residents were through...
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Related print edition pages: pp.56-82

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