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Il cielo poggia su quattro somari. Maestro Carmelo costruttore di volte


Abstract


Carmelo is an old house builder, specialized in the ancient technique of closing the ceiling "a volta". His storytelling is full of technical knowledge and symbolic elements that combine coherently: the concepts of weight, solidity, strength, lightness are expressed in a language rich in references to the environment, colors, animals, objects of various kinds.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22804250v11i2p159

Keywords: Salento (southern Italy); buildings "a volta"

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