Images of Quattrocento Florence: Selected Writings in Literature, History, and Art / Edition 1

Images of Quattrocento Florence: Selected Writings in Literature, History, and Art / Edition 1

by Stefano Ugo Baldassarri, Arielle Saiber
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300080522

ISBN-13: 9780300080520

Pub. Date: 05/28/2000

Publisher: Yale University Press

The Italian Quattrocento, particularly in Florence, was a period of increasing prosperity and the steady progression and dissemination of the ideals of humanism that were beginning to take root. This period of Florentine history, under the reign of the infamous Medici family, produced great masters of the visual arts and men of letters beyond compare, crafting not…  See more details below

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The Italian Quattrocento, particularly in Florence, was a period of increasing prosperity and the steady progression and dissemination of the ideals of humanism that were beginning to take root. This period of Florentine history, under the reign of the infamous Medici family, produced great masters of the visual arts and men of letters beyond compare, crafting not only a rich society but laying the footwork for the Italian and European Renaissance and great leaps in Western thought. This volume brings together over fifty sources from this period (many translated into English for the first time), which contributed to the emergence of a particularly Florentine civic ideology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300080520
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Italian Literature and Thought
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.01(d)

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