The Italian Renaissance in its historical background
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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Denys Hay. --
SeriesThe Wiles lectures -- 1960
LC ClassificationsDG533 .H39 1962
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 217 p., [12] l. of plates :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26566088M

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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. The Italian Renaissance in its historical background Item Preview remove-circle The Italian Renaissance in its historical background by Hay, Denys. 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.".