Rome in the 18th century: a GIS application in the field of urban history
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Roma nel diciottesimo secolo: un’applicazione GIS per la storia urbana
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This article describes the use of GIS technology in urban historical studies, focusing on one case study about Rome in the 18th century. Specific methods of data acquisition and spatial analysis were developed in GIS environment, exploiting the versatility of this technology in the treatment of historical cartographic and documentary sources. This approach, based on the integration of archival sources that complement each other, makes possible the analysis of urban phenomenologies according to different thematic keys, offering diversified insights into the urban context.
- Centro di ateneo per lo studio di Roma (CROMA), Università degli studi Roma Tre, Via Ostiense 139, Rome, Italy, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Centro di ateneo per lo studio di Roma (CROMA), Università degli studi Roma Tre, Via Ostiense 139, Rome, Italy, email@example.com
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