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By Barbara Kenda

Written via students of overseas stature, Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance structure offers stories of Renaissance pneumatology exploring the connection among structure and the disciplines of artwork and technology. one of many precept targets of Renaissance architects used to be to enhance the powers of pneuma so one can foster the paintings of future health. important to the learn of pneumatic structure are six Italian villas hooked up jointly through a ventilating approach of caves and tunnels, together with Eolia, during which Trento tested an instructional circle of students that integrated Palladio, Tazzo and Ruzzante. choosing up on present curiosity in environmental matters, Aeolian Winds and the Spirit in Renaissance structure reintroduces Renaissance views at the key relationships in environmental concerns among structure and artwork and technological know-how. This superbly illustrated and exceptional examine will remove darkness from the stories of any structure or Renaissance student or student.

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16 Burkert 1985: 117. 17 Roux 1976: 30. 18 Ibid: 29. 19 Ibid: 28. 20 Ibid: 141–2. 402 D-E) refutes the tradition that the waters of the Cassotis spring surge from the Styx. 44 Chasma gês 21 Parke and Wormell 1956: 30–1. 22 Amandry 2000: 20. 23 Roux 1976: 112–113. A description of the sanctuary of Trophonios is found in Pausanias, IX, 39, 5–14. 24 Parke and Wormell 1956: 10. 25 Roux 1976: 27. 26 Aeschylus, Eumenides, 39–40. The implications of this passage with regard to the layout of the adyton are discussed in Roux 1976: 101–102.

53 But for this single attestation, however, the serpent does not otherwise figure in the mythology and historical records at Delphi. By contrast, snakes figure prominently in Asklepian sanctuaries, and especially Epidauros. 54 The significance here of the serpent goes beyond a mere epiphany of a deity or chthonic spirits, and links the patient with primitive, earthly healing processes. As one modern psychotherapist observes: Snakes are a common symbol of transcendence – the emergence from darkness into light.

23 Roux 1976: 112–113. A description of the sanctuary of Trophonios is found in Pausanias, IX, 39, 5–14. 24 Parke and Wormell 1956: 10. 25 Roux 1976: 27. 26 Aeschylus, Eumenides, 39–40. The implications of this passage with regard to the layout of the adyton are discussed in Roux 1976: 101–102. 27 Roux 1976: 134–135, figs. 7 and 8. 452ff. A discussion is found in Brewster 1997: 38–39. 29 Graves 1960: 78, proposes that Daphne was in fact a priestess of Mother Earth. 30 Parke and Wormell 1956: 26.

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