Also attached to the dossier are a number of texts which allow a better and more extensive description of the proposed property and of the buffer zone.

L. Grossi Bianchi – E. Poleggi, Una città portuale del Medioevo, Genova nei secoli X-XVI, Sagep, Genoa, 1979

Using archive and iconographic sources, the book reconstructs the transformation of Genoa from the early mediaeval to the Modern period, and is the main source for the history of the city from the point of view of urban development.

E. Poleggi -cur.-, A Republican Royal Palace. An Atlas of Genoese Palaces (1576-1664), Allemandi, Turin, 1998

The work consists of a systematic atlas of the Palazzi dei Rolli, located on their sites following a painstaking philological analysis of the sources anddescribed through reports which highlight the principal historical references and architectural characteristics, with their space distribution layouts displayed by means of schematic plans.

P.P. Rubens, The palazzi of Genoa, Tormena, Genoa, 2001

This is the publication of the drawings of the palazzi of Genoa which Rubens collected and published in 1622 as a manual for his fellow-citizens in Antwerp. It is preceded by a brief commentary.

E. Poleggi, Genova, una civiltà di palazzi, Silvana Editrice, Milan, 2002

This is a recent study, which reconstructs the distinctive Genoese residential culture, fully describing the architectural characteristics and the most significant stylistic elements which distinguish the image and identity of the Palazzi dei Rolli of Genoa from buildings in other cities of art.

Gêenes, Guides Gallimard, 2001

A tourist guide to the city of Genoa which reviews the most significant historical, architectural and environmental features from the point of view of the tourist, but with studies of a number of important themes, for example that of the Palazzi dei Rolli.

Genoa City Council, Urban Quality Department, Operational plan for the historic centre, 2003

This is a systematic collection of the policies in force and envisaged for the rehabilitation of the historic centre, for the purposes of monitoring their implementation.

Genoa-Antwerp, Itineraries for the historic palazzi, leaflet

The leaflet identifies the routes for visiting the Palazzi dei Rolli as part of the promotion of a common European itinerary with reference to the residential culture of the Modern period.E. Poleggi (cur.), L’invenzione dei rolli. Genova, città di palazzi, Skira Editore, Milan, 2004

This is the catalogue of the exhibition which took place inside the Palazzo Tursi in the context of events connected with the promotion of Genova 2004, to introduce to citizens and tourists alike a system of palazzi which are still not widely known.

ARKOS journal, G8 Special, supplement to no. 1/2001

The journal presents a dossier on the works of restoration undertaken in the context of operations before the G8 summit, organised with reports which contain data on the history, the previous state of dilapidation and the nature of the works.

Genoa City Council, Programma per Genova 2004

This is a schematic description of the structural operations and the cultural events organised for the promotion of Genova 2004.ARKOS journal, The restoration of the Palazzi dei Rolli, supplement to no. 7/2004

The journal illustrates the works of restoration undertaken in the context of operations to coincide with Genova 2004, organised with reports which contain data on the history, the previous state of dilapidation and the nature of the works.

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P.P. Rubens, Palazzi of Genoa, Antwerp 1622 (e 1652),

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F. Ruiz Martin, El Siglo de los Genoveses en Castilla (1528-1627); capitalismo cosmopolita ycapitalismos nacionales, 1982

F. Braudel, Civiltà e imperi del Mediterraneo nell’età di Filippo II, (ed.francese 1982) Einaudi, Torino 1986, pp.536-40

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G. Doria, Nobiltà e investimenti a Genova in Età moderna, Istituto di Storia economica, Genova 1985

For the age and the architectural period in question, see
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also F. CARACENI, Una strada rinascimentale. Via Garibaldi a Genova, Sagep, Genova 1992.

On the specific subject of ‘Public Lodgings':
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Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler, H.Thieme-F.Becker (ed.), Leipzig 1907, vol.

Dictionary of Art, Grove 1996, vol.1, pp.605-07; eadem, vol.12, pp.281 e 283-84

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Enciclopedia italiana di scienze, lettere e arti, Istituto della Enciclopedia italiana, Roma 1949, vol.XVI, pp.568-69

Encyclopaedie of Architects, Macmillann & Free Press, London 1982, vol.1, pp.63-64

Enciclopedia universale dell’arte, Venezia-Roma 1958, vol.VIII, coll.824-25; eadem, vol.XII, Venezia-Roma 1967, pp.

Storia dell’arte italiana, Electa-B.Mondadori, Milano 1988, p.242-43

Guides

Baedeker, Guides bleues, Italie, TCI, Liguria, Milano 1982, TCI, Genova, Milano 1998;

Genes, Guide Gallimard, 2001