The book's six chapters examine Pope Martin V and Niccolo Signorili's vision of Roman revival
; aspects of courtly life (and its many pitfalls); curial plans for reform of the church; the impact of Eugenius IV's papal ceremonial; and the differing visions of Eugenius IV, Biondo Flavio, and Filarete for the rebuilding of Rome.
A stunning example of Roman Revival
civic architecture, it was based upon the Roman Temple of Castor and Pollux and was erected in the Corinthian style with impressive columns surrounding the main structure.
The band will also be undertaking their biggest show to date on home turf and further afield when they appear at Birmingham's Town Hall - an impressive and beautiful example of Roman Revival
civic architecture built in 1834 that has been home to a varied artistic calendar ranging from classical concerts to The Beatles and Black Sabbath - and a renowned forum for debate and speech-making through the 20th century.
Hazlitt's concern with "the infinite many" also provides the framework for Chapter Six, "What Is the People?" Taking his bearings from Hazlitt's 1817 essays of the same title, Sachs examines the representation of "the people" in the Roman revival
in the theater after 1817, arguing that these plays (Coriolanus, Payne's Brutus, Knowles's Caius Gracchus, Croly's Catiline) all present significant crises in the Roman state and thereby "question the role of the people during crises of state" (226).
Concrete was used structurally and to provide a simple aesthetic that didn't detract from the surrounding historic buildings such as the neo-classical Town Hall and Roman revival
The Roman revival
in Bath kick started an interest in the city's Georgian past--a sort of classical double act.
Moreover, for a Roman revival
of the opera in 1820 at the Teatro Apollo, Rossini finally did compose an aria for Alidoro, "La del ciel nell'arcano profondo," which, however, did not become known until the first version of this edition began to circulate in the 1970s.