Luoghi e attori della "pietas hispanica" nella Roma del Seicento

Journal title STORIA URBANA
Author/s José Luis Colomer
Publishing Year 2009 Issue 2009/123
Language Italian Pages 22 P. 127-148 File size 8393 KB
DOI 10.3280/SU2009-123006
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Luoghi e attori della "pietas hispanica" nella Roma del Seicento - Places and actors of "pietas hispanica" in baroque Rome Along all the 17th century Rome represented for the Spanish monarchy an ideal scenario where to show the signs of a piety, which first aim, behind the religious purpose, was the affirmation of Spanish primacy within the Catholicism. All the iconographies prepared in Rome to celebrate some major events of Spanish monarchy, as the canonizations of Spanish saints or the deaths of Spanish kings, were part of a strategy to assert in the site of pontifical power the image of the Spanish monarchy as an advocate of Catholicism. In this way Rome became the space to play strategies, among holy and profane, in which had a relevant role a number of works of art, permanent or ephemeral, marks of the Spanish presence in the town.

José Luis Colomer, Luoghi e attori della "pietas hispanica" nella Roma del Seicento in "STORIA URBANA " 123/2009, pp 127-148, DOI: 10.3280/SU2009-123006