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The Public Library Of Renaissance Florence Niccolo Niccoli Cosimo De Medici And The Library Of San Marco

Author : B. L. Ullman
ISBN : 1597405124
Genre : History
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The Public Library Of Renaissance Florence Niccolo Niccoli Cosimo De Medici And The Library Of San Marco

Author : B. Ullman
ISBN : OCLC:1096781196
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Society And Individual In Renaissance Florence

Author : William J. Connell
ISBN : 0520232542
Genre : History
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Essays illustrate the ways Renaissance Florentines expressed or shaped their identities as they interacted with their society.

Art Patronage Family And Gender In Renaissance Florence

Author : Maria DePrano
ISBN : 9781108416054
Genre : Art
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This book examines a Renaissance Florentine family's art patronage, even for women, inspired by literature, music, love, loss, and religion.

Public Life In Renaissance Florence

Author : Richard C. Trexler
ISBN : 0801499798
Genre : History
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Public life - Humanism - Civic humanism - Friendship - Ritual - Alberti - Women in Florence - Family - Everyday life in Florence.

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.

Repertorium Sive Index Librorum Latinae Et Graecae Bibliothecae Conventus Sanctie Marci De Florentia Ordinis Praedicatorum C 1500

Author : UNESCO
ISBN : UOM:39015036882846
Genre : Biblioteca di San Marco (Florence, Italy)
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The Civic World Of Early Renaissance Florence

Author : Gene A. Brucker
ISBN : 9781400847853
Genre : History
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Professor Brucker contends that changes in the social order provide the key to understanding the transition of Florence from a medieval to a Renaissance city. In this book he shows how Florentine politics were transformed from corporate to elitist. He bases his work on a thorough examination of archival material, providing a full socio-political history that extends our knowledge of the Renaissance city-state and its development. The author describes the restructuring of the political system, showing first how the corporate entities that comprised the traditional social order had lost cohesiveness after the Black Death. He traces the process of readjustment that began during the guild regime of 1378-1382, and analyzes the impact of foreign affairs. During the crisis years of the Visconti wars the distinctive features emerged of an elitist regime whose vitality was demonstrated following the death of Giangaleazzo Visconti and whose membership and style the author discusses in detail. Originally published in 1977. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Society Of Renaissance Florence

Author : Renaissance Society of America
ISBN : 0802080790
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1971, The Society of Renaissance Florence is an invaluable collection of 132 original Florentine documents dating from the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

The World Of Renaissance Florence

Author : Giuseppe Martinelli
ISBN : UOM:39015027236408
Genre : Florence (Italy)
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Florence In The Time Of The Medici

Author : Michel Plaisance
ISBN : 0772720363
Genre : Literary Collections
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Florence After The Medici

Author : Corey Tazzara
ISBN : 9781000711707
Genre : History
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Although there is a rich historiography on Enlightenment Tuscany in Italian as well as French and German, the principle Anglophone works are Eric Cochrane’s Tradition and Enlightenment in the Tuscan Academies (1961) and his Enlightenment Florence in the Forgotten Centuries (1973). It is high time to revisit the Tuscan Enlightenment. This volume brings together an international group of scholars with the goal of putting to rest the idea that Florence ceased to be interesting after the Renaissance. Indeed, it is partly the explicit dialogue between Renaissance and Enlightenment that makes eighteenth-century Tuscany so interesting. This enlightened age looked to the past. It began the Herculean project of collecting, editing, and publishing many of the manuscripts that today form the bedrock of any serious study of Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio, Machiavelli, Vasari, Galileo, and other Tuscan writers. This was an age of public libraries, projects of cultural restoration, and the emergence of the Uffizi as a public art gallery, complemented by a science museum in Peter Leopold’s reign whose relics can still be visited in the Museo Galileo and La Specola.

Public Library Catalog 12th Edition

Author : Juliette Yaakov
ISBN : 0824210395
Genre : Classified catalogs (Dewey decimal)
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Changing Patrons Social Identity And The Visual Arts In Renaissance Florence

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ISBN : 027104814X
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To whom should we ascribe the great flowering of the arts in Renaissance Italy? Artists like Botticelli and Michelangelo? Or wealthy, discerning patrons like Cosimo de' Medici? In recent years, scholars have attributed great importance to the role played by patrons, arguing that some should even be regarded as artists in their own right. This approach receives sharp challenge in Jill Burke's Changing Patrons, a book that draws heavily upon the author's discoveries in Florentine archives, tracing the many profound transformations in patrons' relations to the visual world of fifteenth-century Florence. Looking closely at two of the city's upwardly mobile families, Burke demonstrates that they approached the visual arts from within a grid of social, political, and religious concerns. Art for them often served as a mediator of social difference and a potent means of signifying status and identity. Changing Patrons combines visual analysis with history and anthropology to propose new interpretations of the art created by, among others, Botticelli, Filippino Lippi, and Raphael. Genuinely interdisciplinary, the book also casts light on broad issues of identity, power relations, and the visual arts in Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance.

The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy

Author : Jacob Burckhardt
ISBN : 9780375759260
Genre : Art
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Studies the culture which emerged in Italy during the Renaissance, focusing on developments in statecraft, art, and literature.

Three Golden Ages

Author : Alf J. Mapp
ISBN : 9781461735984
Genre : History
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In this intriguing book, best-selling author Alf Mapp, Jr. explores three periods in Western history that exploded with creativity: Elizabethan England, Renaissance Florence, and America's founding. What enabled these societies to make staggering jumps in scientific knowledge, develop new political structures, or create timeless works of art?

Mendicants And Merchants In The Medieval Mediterranean

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ISBN : 9789004250338
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Mendicants and Merchants in the Medieval Mediterranean, edited by Chubb and Kelley, offers an interdisciplinary study of the mutually beneficial relationships that developed between merchants and the mendicant orders during the late Middle Ages.

Criminal Justice And Crime In Late Renaissance Florence 1537 1609

Author : John K. Brackett
ISBN : 052152248X
Genre : History
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A study of Florentine criminal justice under the reign of the first three Medici grand dukes.

Florence And Beyond

Author : John M. Najemy
ISBN : 077272038X
Genre : History
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This volume celebrates John M. Najemy and his contributions to the study of Florentine and Italian Renaissance history. Over the last three decades, his books and articles on Florentine politics and political thought have substantially revised the narratives and contours of these fields. They have also provided a framework into which he has woven innovative new threads that have emerged in Renaissance social and cultural history. Presented by his many students and friends, the essays aim to highlight his varied interests and to suggest where they may point for future studies of Florence and, indeed, beyond. --

List Of Selected Books On The Renaissance

Author : Glasgow (Scotland). Public Libraries
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