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The Renaissance in Italy

The Renaissance in Italy

A History

by Kenneth R. Bartlett and Gillian C. Bartlett
Hardback
Publication Date: 06/01/2020
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The Italian Renaissance has come to occupy an almost mythical place in the popular imagination. The outsized reputations of the best-known figures from the period--Michelangelo, Niccolo Machiavelli, Lorenzo the Magnificent, Pope Julius II, Isabella d'Este, and so many others--engender a kind of wonder. How could so many geniuses or exceptional characters be produced by one small territory near the extreme south of Europe at a moment when much of the rest of the continent still labored under the restrictions of the Middle Ages? How did so many of the driving principles behind Western civilization emerge during this period--and how were they defined and developed? And why is it that geniuses such as Leonardo, Raphael, Petrarch, Brunelleschi, Bramante, and Palladio all sustain their towering authority to this day?
 
To answer these questions, Kenneth Bartlett delves into the lives and works of the artists, patrons, and intellectuals--the privileged, educated, influential elites--who created a rarefied world of power, money, and sophisticated talent in which individual curiosity and skill were prized above all else. The result is a dynamic, highly readable, copiously illustrated history of the Renaissance in Italy--and of the artists that gave birth to some of the most enduring ideas and artifacts of Western civilization.
ISBN:
9781624668197
9781624668197
Category:
Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
06-01-2020
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
230x155mm
Weight:
0.73kg

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