Download PDF by John M.D. Pohl,Claire L. Lyons: Altera Roma: Art and Empire from Mérida to Mexico

By John M.D. Pohl,Claire L. Lyons

ISBN-10: 1938770013

ISBN-13: 9781938770012

Altera Roma explores the disagreement of 2 cultures—European and Amerindian—and empires—Spanish and Aztec. In an age of exploration and conquest, Spanish squaddies, missionaries, and retailers introduced an array of cultural preconceptions. Their stumble upon with Aztec civilization coincided with Europe’s rediscovery of classical antiquity, and Tenochtitlán got here to be looked a “second Rome,” altera Roma. Iberia’s previous because the Roman province of Hispania served to either advisor and critique the Spanish out of the country challenge. The discussion that emerged among the previous global and the recent global formed a twin history into the original tradition of Nueva España. during this quantity, 10 eminent historians and archaeologists study the analogies among empires extensively separated in time and position, and examine how enormous artwork and structure created “theater states,” a method that hyperlinks historic Rome, Hapsburg Spain, preconquest Mexico, and different imperial regimes.

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