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The Italian Renaissance in its historical background

by Hay, Denys.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Renaissance -- Italy

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Denys Hay.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG533 .H39 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 228 p., [12] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages228
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4880109M
      ISBN 100521213215, 0521291046
      LC Control Number76008293

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        Like the previous Paul Strathern book i'd read (The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior: Three Renaissance Lives), this book covers the fascinating history of Renaissance Italy. In this book, Strathern focuses on the heads of the Medici family in Florence (although also venturing to France during one chapter) over the course of 3 centuries/5. The Italian Renaissance had two distinct periods during its lifetime. The first being the “Early Renaissance”, which took place between the late 13th and the early 14th centuries. The second period was known as the “High Renaissance”, which .


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Read this book on Questia. The Italian Renaissance in Its Historical Background by Denys Hay, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of The Italian Renaissance in Its Historical Background ().

Get this from a library. The Italian Renaissance in its historical background. [Denys Hay] -- "Counter Professor Hay provides a clear picture of what the Renaissance was, what it meant and how it spread.

He shows the Renaissance as a growing and changing series of attitudes and ideas, rooted. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hay, Denys. Italian Renaissance in its historical background. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press,   Introduction 2. The Renaissance as a period in European history 3.

The problems of Italian history 4. Politics and culture in fourteenth-century Italy 5. The nature of Renaissance values in the fifteenth century 6.

The reception of the Renaissance in the north References Index ISBN Pbk: Pages: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Later printing.

Hardcover. Green cloth. xii, p. Plates. Shows only minor signs of shelf wear. Otherwise a clean and tight book in very good condition Historical lectures redone by author for publication in print Covers the Renaissance as a period in European history, and then more particularly within the Italian context, both North and.

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Publication date Topics Renaissance Publisher Cambridge [Eng.] University Press Internet Archive : This book provides a clear picture of what the Renaissance was, what it meant and how it spread. His approach is historical, and he shows the Renaissance as a growing and changing series of attitudes and ideas, rooted firmly in the general history of the period, and not as a static and isolated phenomenon.

"The Italian Renaissance" is a nice introduction to the period. The first part written by Mr. Plumb examines the Renaissance from several different topical areas (politics, the arts, etc) and well as by geography (i.e., city be city); and is very readable and informative though a little dated as this was written in /5(50).

The renaissance: A History of Civilization in Italy from - A.D. Simon and Schuster, New York: Hay, Dennis. The Italian Renaissance in its Historical Background Cambridge UP, Cambridge, England: Haynes, Maria S.

The Italian Renaissance and its Influence on Western Civilization University Press of America, Lanham, Maryland. The Italian Renaissance (Italian: Rinascimento [rinaʃʃiˈmento]) was a period in Italian history that covered the 15th (Quattrocento) and 16th (Cinquecento) centuries, spreading across Europe and marking the transition from the Middle Ages to ents of a "long Renaissance" argue that it began in the 14th century and lasted until the 17th century ().Date: 14th century – 17th century.

Italy - Italy - The early Italian Renaissance: Against this political and economic background stands the cultural development of Italy in the 14th and 15th centuries. The term Italian Renaissance has not gone unchallenged; its meaning and boundaries have aroused much controversy.

From the s the idea of “rebirth” was a commonplace in critical writing. Specifically, this partial book review will highlight how Jesus Christ was portrayed in Italian Renaissance art, along with any supporting biblical passages. Professor Hartt says that one of the main purposes of the Renaissance was the effort by humanists “to reconcile the ideas they found in Greek and Roman authors with Christian beliefs /5(54).

Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The resulting book, which amazes those who first see and handle it for its clarity and quality, is a triumph of fifteenth-century German craftsmanship at its best.

Printing from movable type, therefore, was a German invention, which rather undermines the label "the Italian Renaissance.". The Renaissance took place over a long period of time. Maybe this is an indication of its immense popularity both then and now.

However, the Italian Renaissance can be divided into three distinct periods known as Early, High, and Late respectively. The history of Italy is characterized by two periods of unity—the Roman Empire (27 BCE– CE) and the modern democratic republic formed after the end of World War II.

Between those two periods may have been a millennium and a half of division and disruption, but that disruption saw one of the world's great flowering of art, the Renaissance (circa – CE).

The Decameron (/ d ɪ ˈ k æ m ər ə n /; Italian: Decameron [deˈkaːmeron, dekameˈrɔn, -ˈron] or Decamerone [dekameˈroːne]), subtitled Prince Galehaut (Old Italian: Prencipe Galeotto [ˈprentʃipe ɡaleˈɔtto, ˈprɛn-]) and sometimes nicknamed l'Umana commedia ("the Human comedy"), is a collection of novellas by the 14th-century Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio (–).Author: Giovanni Boccaccio.

A brief treatment of the Renaissance follows. For full treatment, see Europe, history of: The Renaissance. Origins and rise of humanism. The term Middle Ages was coined by scholars in the 15th century to designate the interval between the downfall of the Classical world of Greece and Rome and its rediscovery at the beginning of their own century, a revival in which they felt they.

Reall enjoyed this brief, but detailed and informative, history of Renaissance. The book is clearly categorized into the history of literature, sculptures, architecture, art and concludes with the transmission of Renaissance through Europe and its decline in Italy/5.

- The shift in worldview from medieval to Renaissance art, a new emphasis on humanity and the natural world - The influence of Greek and Roman art on Renaissance artists (classical subject matter, idealization of human form, balance and proportion) - The development of linear perspective during the Italian Renaissance.

The Renaissance began in Italy around Later, its new styles of art, writing, and thought spread northward to the Netherlands, France, Germany, and England. It is important to remember that early writers and artists of the Renaissance were creating their masterpieces in Italy while France and England were still locked in the Hundred Years.During the High Renaissance, architectural concepts derived from classical antiquity were developed and used with greater surety.

Name some distinguishing features of Italian Renaissance architecture, its major exponents, and important architectural concepts. Renaissance architecture adopted distinguishing features of classical Roman architecture.A number of things brought about the Renaissance: 1.

The decline in feudalism, 2. the increased growth of cities, 3. increased power of princes/rulers, 4. the lessening influence of the church over learning and life, 5. the invention of the movable type printing press.

Forms of Renaissance Drama - As the Renaissance began, there were 3 forms of.