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Título alternativo: The Humanist Background of the Alameda of Seville
Author: Solís de los Santos, José
Department: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Filología Griega y Latina
Date: 2012
Published in: Calamus Renascens, 13, 75-138
Document type: Article
Abstract: The Alameda of Seville and its monument of two columns are an exponent of Renaissance art and culture. In this article I publish and comment upon all Latin inscriptions of this monument, that were written by Francisco Pacheco for an iconographical program which other learned men of Fernando de Herrera’s poetic circle could have a share in. I also find out a possible origin of the myth of Seville foundation by Hercules in the explanation that Medieval and Renaissance historians gave to the most significant remains of Roman Hispalis, namely, six huge granite pillars preserved in the urban buildings, two of which were reused in this monument. La Alameda de Hércules y su monumento de las dos columnas fue el símbolo más representativo de la asimilación en la ciudad de las ideas e ideales humanistas que campeaban por Europa desde los albores de la Edad Moderna. En el plano político y urbaní...
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