chapter  9
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Originality and Adaptation: The Architecture of the Teutonic Order in Italy

This essay offers some thoughts concerning a topic still under study, which is part of a much broader and complex issue, namely the religious and secular architecture of the Military Orders in Europe. Limited for a long time to case studies devoted to individual sites, this issue has become the object of more systematic work in the past decades, due to the research promoted and conducted by specialists such as Antonio Cadei,1 Joan Fuguet i Sans,2 and Denys Pringle,3 accompanied by an attempt to create regional inventories.