Leaf 102 - Moles Adriani Nunc Castrum S. Angeli
Andrea Fei, Roma, 1625
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Mausoleums -- Italy -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Castle St. Angelo
Fortification -- Italy -- Rome.
Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, 76-138.
Aurelian, Emperor of Rome, 215-275.
The Castle St. Angelo was originally designed by architect Demitriano to be a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian and was completed in 129 AD. It functioned as a mausoleum for a number of years.
The verso of the leaf contains text in three languages with a page title in Italian: Mole di Elio Adriano, hoggi Castello S. Angelo
The building was converted to a military fortress in around 271 AD by Emperor Aurelian when he began to fortify the city by building a wall.
Leaf 102 Recto and verso
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Page 28.5 x 21 cm.
Image 23.5 x 17.75 cm.
Engraving on paper
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