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From the master to the apprentice: transcription of the manuscript Treatise About Architecture (1576) by Antônio Rodrigues

Grant number: 19/11512-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2019
Effective date (End): September 30, 2022
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning
Principal researcher:Marcos Tognon
Grantee:Sarah Dume
Home Institution: Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (IFCH). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated scholarship(s):20/09905-0 - Draft application for Research Internship Scholarship Abroad (BEPE) From the Master to the Learning: Transcript of the Treaty of Architecture (1576) by Antônio Rodrigues, BE.EP.MS


This work intends to do the transcription of the manuscript attributed to Antônio Rodrigues (1520-1590), "Study of Architecture" of 1576, which nowadays belongs to the National Library of Portugal. Through the transcription of the document, this study aims to analyze the introduction and integration of the classic language of Italian matrix architecture, which attests the circulation of this culture in Portugal during the sixteenth century, as well the transit of architects between Italy and Portugal during Cinquecento. It is also intended to understand the character of the architect and military engineer Antônio Rodrigues in the Portuguese court of Dom Sebastião and Filipe II, starting from the formation of a "school" of architecture professionals constituted to defend the values of the Portuguese Empire. (AU)

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