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date: 19 September 2019

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This chapter focuses on the restoration and preservation of Greek and Roman architecture. More specifically, it examines the difficulties and complexities involved in making choices concerning the conservation of Greek and Roman ancient monuments and buildings, including temples and basilicas. It also considers the restoration, rehabilitation, conservation, stabilization, reconstruction, and maintenance efforts in Italy during the Renaissance. Finally, the chapter discusses the factors to take into account in the conservation of archaeological sites.

Keywords: ancient monuments, archaeological sites, architecture, buildings, conservation, Italy, preservation, rehabilitation, Renaissance, restoration

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