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ITALIA - Pisa
Leaving to one side the celebrated inclinatio
n - that daring challenge to the...
Here, however, the Tower assumes an unusual value through its...
This is reflected in the sculptural decoration of the ground floor of...
The building as it stands today is the result of a series of building..
The six arcades, the base on which they are placed and the belfry above them...
At the sides of the portal there are friezes with decoration
s showing animals...
Like the other buildings in the Piazza, the bell tower is the fruit of a long...
y related to the lack of documentar
nt of works on 9 August of the year 1173. 1182 Establishm
ent of the...
1260 Giovanni di Simone, whose presence was documented at the Opera del Duomo...
n to be found on the wall to the right of the entrance door records...
Much recent historiogr
aphy has more plausibly identified Diotisalvi - the...
The hypothesis which leaves the least scope for doubt, however, identifies
The problem of the inclinatio
n of the Tower is the aspect which, over the...
In the course of the XX century the increasing
ly accurate measuremen
ts of the...
This was caused by the particular morphologi
stics of the ground...
A few years later, in 1838, events caused a brusque accelerati
on of the...
After the works of 1838 the accelerati
on of the inclinatio
The Tower is 58.36 metres high from the foundation and 55 from the...
"Pisa Cathedral with Baptistery
, Campanile and Campo Santo, together form...
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article published 9/27/2004
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