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Renaissance Florence On Five Florins A Day

Author : Charles FitzRoy
ISBN : 0500251622
Genre : Florence (Italy)
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Presents a tourist's guide to the city of Florence as it was in 1490, recreating the people, places, events, and culture of Renaissance Florence.

Renaissance Florence On 5 Florins A Day

Author : Charles FitzRoy
ISBN : 050028850X
Genre : History
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Meet the Medicis, visit Leonardo's studio, or dine at a palazzo--your guide to Tuscany's splendid era.

The Humanist World Of Renaissance Florence

Author : Brian Jeffrey Maxson
ISBN : 9781107043916
Genre : History
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The Humanist World of Renaissance Florence offers the first synthetic interpretation of the humanist movement in Renaissance Florence in more than fifty years.

Dramatic Dance

Author : Darren Royston
ISBN : 9781780933153
Genre : Performing Arts
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Dance is part of the art of theatre, a part which connects to movement, to communication, to improvisation, and to performance. It cannot exist on its own in the context of dramatic performance, but works in conjunction with other elements to enable meanings to be created in performance. Dramatic Dance sets a programme for actors to perform dance as part of the drama, offering several approaches which can contribute to developing this understanding, to training this skill, and always ensuring that the whole active and thinking body and mind are fully engaged with the task of making dance an integral and vital part of theatre. To study dance in this way allows students to develop further their understanding of logic and structure in a dramatic text. Many books deal with one aspect of dance or another: some on dance training, some on dance history, some on Rudolf Laban's ideas, some as dance manuals, and some as academic papers. Dramatic Dance is the first book to act as a comprehensive guide for theatre practice, bringing together these different, complementary disciplines.

Two Memoirs Of Renaissance Florence

Author : Gene Brucker
ISBN : 9781478608189
Genre : History
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One of the most useful books dealing with Italian social history! This unique volume offers readers a glimpse into the private lives of two Florentine businessmen during the late fourteenth century. A translated, abridged version of the personal chronicles of Buonaccorso Pitti and Gregorio Dati forms the body of this collection; the editors useful introduction (Florentine Diaries and Diarists) and footnotes provide relevant background information and textual explanations. These two men, whose lifetimes spanned nearly identical periods, were witnesses to one of the most creative half-centuries in Florentine history. As representatives of Florences governing class, their memoirs (a common literary form in Renaissance Florence) provide important insights into characteristic features of Florentine business activity and political experience.

The Sultan S Istanbul On Five Kurush A Day

Author : Charles FitzRoy
ISBN : 0500251932
Genre : History
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A tour book offers modern visitors a look at what Europeans experienced while sojourning through mid-18th-century Istanbul, describing exotic coffeehouses and bazaars, opulent baths and a colorful cast of locals.

Charity And Children In Renaissance Florence

Author : Philip Gavitt
ISBN : 0472101838
Genre : History
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A study in the ideology of wealth and poverty

Art And The Relic Cult Of St Antoninus In Renaissance Florence

Author : SallyJ. Cornelison
ISBN : 9781351575652
Genre : Art
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Tracing the history of St. Antoninus' cult and burial from the time of his death in 1459 until his remains were moved to their final resting place in 1589, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that the saint's relic cult was a key element of Florence's sacred cityscape. The works of art created in his honor, as well as the rituals practiced at his fifteenth- and sixteenth-century places of burial, advertised Antoninus' saintly power and persona to the people who depended upon his intercessory abilities to negotiate life's challenges. Drawing on a rich variety of contemporary visual, literary, and archival sources, this volume explores the ways in which shifting political, familial, and ecclesiastical aims and agendas shaped the ways in which St. Antoninus' holiness was broadcast to those who visited his burial church. Author Sally Cornelison foregrounds the visual splendor of the St. Antoninus Chapel, which was designed, built, and decorated by Medici court artist Giambologna and his collaborators between 1579 and 1591. Her research sheds new light on the artist, whose secular and mythological sculptures have received far more scholarly attention than his religious works. Cornelison draws on social and religious history, patronage and gender studies, and art historical and anthropological inquiries into the functions and meanings of images, relics, and ritual performance, to interpret how they activated St. Antoninus' burial sites and defined them in ways that held multivalent meanings for a broad audience of viewers and devotees. Among the objects for which she provides visual and contextual analyses are a banner from the saint's first tomb, early printed and painted images, and the sculptures, frescoes, panel paintings, and embroidered textiles made for the present St. Antoninus Chapel.

Renaissance Grades 5 8

Author : Patrick Hotle, Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781580376327
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides lessons and activities on the history, literature, music, geography, and art of the Renaissance period.

Studies In Medieval And Renaissance History

Author : University of British Columbia. Committee for Medieval Studies
ISBN : UOM:39015004077635
Genre : Renaissance
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