The 1748 Map of Rome, by Giambattista Nolli is widely regarded by scholars as one of the most important historical documents of the city ever created. This project is a collaborative exploration of the exquisite Nolli engraving, through its historic significance and contemporary application. Read more...

Jim Tice, University of Oregon Dept of Architecture
Erik Steiner, InfoGraphics Lab, Dept of Geography
Consulting: Allan Ceen PhD., Pennsylvania State University/
Studium Urbis
Graduate Students: Mark Brenneman, Ben Humphrey, & Eric Sproles

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Learn about the natural environment depicted on the Nolli map, including gardens, hydrography, and topography.



Feature Articles

The Forgotten Landscape of Rome: The Disabitato
Jim Tice
Posted:4/15/2005

>browse all / Natural Features

Nolli's depiction of Rome at the height of its architectural achievements reveals in amazing detail the richness of Rome's urban design.


Feature Articles

The Walls of Rome
Jim Tice & Allan Ceen
Posted:4/15/2005

>browse all / Architecture

The social and political structure of the city was both depicted and influenced by Nolli himself. See through the layers of demographic history and change...

Feature Articles

Rioni: The Districts of Rome
Allan Ceen & Jim Tice
Posted:4/15/2005

>browse all / Social Factors

Nolli's influence on cartographic practice is revealed in this section through a series of examples of his exquisite engraving.


Feature Articles

The Nolli Map as Artifact
Allan Ceen & Jim Tice
Posted:4/16/2005

Nuova Pianta di Roma Data in Luce da Giambattista Nolli l'anno MDCCXLVII
Allan Ceen
Posted:4/15/2005


Interpretive Essays

The Nolli Map and Urban Theory
Jim Tice
Posted:4/15/2005

>browse all / Cartography

 
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