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dc.contributor.authorRibouillault, Denis
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-26T13:20:02Z
dc.date.availableNO_RESTRICTIONfr
dc.date.available2021-03-26T13:20:02Z
dc.date.issued2015-01-01
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1866/24945
dc.publisherBrill Academic Publishersfr
dc.subjectGardensfr
dc.subjectAgucchi, Giovanni Battistafr
dc.subjectSundialsfr
dc.titleAtlas and Hercules in the garden : scientific culture and literary imagination at the Villa Aldobrandini at Frascatifr
dc.typeArticlefr
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversité de Montréal. Faculté des arts et des sciences. Département d'histoire de l'art et d'études cinématographiquesfr
dc.identifier.doi10.1163/18253911-03001006
dcterms.abstractThis essay explores the interplay in early modern Roman gardens between the iconography of instruments and fountains and scientific culture, especially astronomy. Examining the sundials that adorned the garden at the Villa Aldobrandini at Frascati, it suggests a new reading of the garden and its iconographic programme, centred on the iconography of Atlas and Hercules holding the celestial sphere. It stresses the importance of scientific culture for both the conception and the subsequent reception of the programme. Several themes are developed: the relevance of wonder and curiosity in the process of understanding nature, the multiple links between nature and artefacts in the space of the garden, and the scientific interests of the patron, Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini, and his main adviser, the letterato Giovanni Battista Agucchi.fr
dcterms.isPartOfurn:ISSN:0394-7394fr
dcterms.isPartOfurn:ISSN:1825-3911fr
dcterms.languageengfr
UdeM.ReferenceFournieParDeposant"Atlas and Hercules in the Garden : Scientific Culture and Literary Imagination at the Villa Aldobrandini at Frascati", Nuncius. Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science, 30, 2015, p. 124-160. doi: 10.1163/18253911-03001006fr
UdeM.VersionRioxxVersion acceptée / Accepted Manuscriptfr
oaire.citationTitleNunciusfr
oaire.citationVolume30fr
oaire.citationIssue1fr
oaire.citationStartPage124fr
oaire.citationEndPage160fr


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