Naples was once one of many biggest towns in early glossy Europe, and for roughly centuries the biggest urban within the worldwide empire governed through the kings of Spain. Its crowded and noisy streets, the peak of its constructions, the quantity and wealth of its church buildings and palaces, the prestigious normal fantastic thing about its place, the various antiquities scattered in its environs, the fiery volcano looming over it, the drama of its people’s devotions, the dimensions and liveliness - to place it mildly - of its plebs, all made Naples well known and from time to time infamous throughout Europe. the hot essays during this quantity goal to introduce this crucial, interesting, and bewildering urban to readers surprising with its history.
Contributors are: Tommaso Astarita, John Marino, Giovanni Muto, Vladimiro Valerio, Gaetano Sabatini, Aurelio Musi, Giulio Sodano, Carlos José Hernando Sánchez, Elisa Novi Chavarria, Gabriel Guarino, Giovanni Romeo, Peter Mazur, Angelantonio Spagnoletti, J. Nicholas Napoli, Gaetana Cantone, Anthony DelDonna, Sean Cocco, Melissa Calaresu, Nancy Canepa, David Gentilcore, Diana Carrió-Invernizzi, and Anna Maria Rao.
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La letteratura in “lingua napoletana” nella cultura barocca (1596–1632) (Bologna, 1994). Rao, Anna Maria, “The ‘lost occasion’ in the history of Naples”, in Calaresu and Hills, New Approaches. , Napoli 1799. Fra storia e storiografia (Naples, 2002). ——, Il Regno di Napoli nel Settecento (Naples, 1983). Ricuperati, Giuseppe, “L’immagine della Spagna a Napoli nel primo Settecento: Vico, Carafa, Doria e Giannone,” in Musi, Alle origini, 83–111. Robertson, John, The Case for the Enlightenment. Scotland and Naples 1680–1760 (Cambridge, 2005).
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The Descrittione was translated into English in 1654 by James Howell and Samson Lennard in two parts as Parthenopoeia, or The History of the Most Noble and Renowned Kingdom of Naples, with the Dominions thereunto Annexed, and the Lives of all their Kings. 28 See Musi, Alle origini; D’Alessio, Masaniello. 28 john a. marino dell’istoria generale del Regno di Napoli [Collection of the most Famous Writers on the History of the Kingdom of Naples] (1769–77) in twenty-five volumes; Domenico Alfeno Vario’s Pragmaticae edicta, decreta, interdicta, regiaeque sanctiones regni neapolitani [Laws of the Kingdom of Naples] (1772) in four volumes; Alessio Aurelio Pelliccia’s Raccolta di varie croniche, diarj, ed altri opuscoli così italiani, come latini appartenenti alla storia del Regno di Napoli [Collection of Chronicles, Diaries, and Other Writings both Italian and Latin on the History of the Kingdom of Naples] (1780– 82) in five volumes; Francescantonio Soria’s Memorie storico-critiche degli storici Napolitani [Historico-Critical Memoirs of Neapolitan Historians] (1781–82) in two volumes; Alessio De Sariis’s Dell’istoria del regno di Napoli (The History of the Kingdom of Naples] (1791–92) in three volumes, and his Codice delle leggi del Regno di Napoli [Law Code of the Kingdom of Naples] (1792–97) in nine volumes; and numerous bibliographical and geographical works by Lorenzo Giustiniani.