Casa dei Crescenzi

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Title Variant: 

Casa di Cola di Rienzo

Image View Description: 

Exterior: Detail of Inscription on Southern Facade

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ca. 1040-1065 CE

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This tower is the remains of a Medieval fortress built with fragments of Classical buildings and Medieval copies. It was constructed by Nicholas, son of Crescentius and Theodora, per an inscription over the entrance.

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Image Source: 

Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University

Image Date: 

March, 2012

Geographic Coordinates: 

41.889702, 12.480716

Record ID: 

1213_rome2012_casadicrescenzi_img_016