Possessions and reputation in 17th-century Rome
Columbia University. Italian Academy
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University
The central idea of this project is that since the Renaissance and through the 17th and 18th centuries, a certain number of artists, scholars and members of the liberal professions struggled to construe themselves as intellectual personae endowed with distinct features that placed them in a distinct social rank. They did so individually and collectively, through theoretical writings and through practice, openly claiming for social recognition or more silently trying to attain it through their actions.
Italian Academy Fellows' Seminar Working Papers
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