The Cathedral Museum of Mdina

A Monumental Complex of Maltese Baroque Splendour

9789995714604
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Part 1: The building of the Cathedral Museum and its historical transitions

  • Mdina: A city of arts and seat of the mother church
  • The institution of the first Diocesan seminary: Valletta, Vittoriosa, and Mdina
  • Bishop Mgr Paul Alpheran De Bussan and the building of a new seminary
  • The nineteenth century and other historical transitions
  • The Cathedral Museum: Recent times

Part 2: The Architecture of the Cathedral Museum

  • The Earthquake of 1693: a historical landmark
  • Building design and direct involvement of Bishop Paul Alpheran De Bussan
  • Architectural specifications and the involvement of the capomastri
  • The facades and the ground-floor level
  • Staircase and piano nobile
  • An additional storey
  • The way forward
  • Endnote Reflections – walking, observing and wondering

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Weight 390 g
Dimensions 24.5 x 17.5 cm
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ISBN 9789995714604
Pages 88

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