Ingenieros itinerantes: el caso de la familia Sesti

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Title: Ingenieros itinerantes: el caso de la familia Sesti
Authors: Manfrè, Valeria
Keywords: Military engineers | Habsburg | Fortifications | Cartography
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Universitat d’Alacant
Citation: Manfrè, Valeria. "Ingenieros itinerantes: el caso de la familia Sesti". In: Echarri Iribarren, Víctor (Ed.). Defensive Architecture of the Mediterranean. XV to XVIII Centuries: Vol. V: Proceedings of the International Conference on Modern Age Fortifications of the Mediterranean Coast, FORTMED 2017. Alacant: Publicacions Universitat d’Alacant, 2017. ISBN 978-84-16724-75-8, pp. 191-197
Abstract: Efficiency and maintenance of the defensive apparatus was systematically entrusted to engineers-architects, often involved in tasks very different from each other. In the case of the dominions of the Hispanic monarchy, technicians were committed to the idea of interacting with urban issues on a large territorial scale. The necessary interventions to ensure the defences efficiency of the territories determined the periodic displacement of the military technicians from strength to strength, involved in new missions that responded to the priorities of the cities, aiming at improve their fortifications. This contribution tries to construct or make known new biographical data on the technicians who participated in the fortifications sponsored by the Habsburgs. The archival sources shed new light on the figure and activity of Milanese engineer Giovanni Paolo Sesti and that of his son, Giovanni Battista, technicians specialized in military works between Italy and Spain.
ISBN: 978-84-16724-75-8
Language: spa
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject
Rights: © editor Víctor Echarri Iribarren; de los textos: los autores; 2017, de la presente edición: Editorial Publicacions Universitat d’Alacant. Publicado con Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 4.0
Peer Review: si
Appears in Collections:FORTMED 2017 - Proceedings - Vol. I

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