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          1 – BRUNELLESCHI’S HORIZONTAL ARCHES AND RELATED DEVICES

          2 – Christians, Armenians and the Papacy in Sultaniyya

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BRUNELLESCHI’S HORIZONTAL ARCHES AND RELATED DEVICES

Annali dell’ Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza , Anno III , fasc . 1 , 1978

THOMAS B.SETTLE

Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza – Firenze

Polytechnic Institute of New York

In order to achieve a pre-set external shape for the Cupola of Santa Maria del Fiore , Brunelleschi had to adapt a highly unusual form of masonry . In turn this requierd him to invent special equipment and techniques that would permit the realizational arches leads to a suggested reconstruction of the ways in which they and other devices functioned in the day to day processes of construction .

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Christians, Armenians and the Papacy in Sultaniyya

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Marco G. Brambilla
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