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Heritage 2019, 2(1), 380-389; https://doi.org/10.3390/heritage2010026

Matera in Many Dimensions

Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70126 Bari, Italy
Received: 31 December 2018 / Revised: 22 January 2019 / Accepted: 24 January 2019 / Published: 27 January 2019
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In this paper, the city of Matera is described from a mathematical point of view. Previous papers on this subject have concentrated on seeing Matera as a fractal city. Here, this analysis is also dealt with as an extension of Euclidean dimensions. The idea is to create a double presentation narrative which is useful for the promotion of cultural heritage and also for the popularizing of mathematics. Those who like geometrical vision will discover some aspects of one of the most ancient cities in Italy. Those who like travelling will have new words to describe the wonders of this country. We reach this objective by using a combinatoric puzzle and suitable story telling. View Full-Text
Keywords: Matera; topological dimension; fractals Matera; topological dimension; fractals
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