The Renaissance in Europe: A Reader

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Yale University Press, 2000 - History - 374 pages
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How important was the Renaissance in the development of Western civilization? To what extent did the Renaissance mediate or challenge tradition and notions of authority? What factors determined the reception of Renaissance culture in particular areas and particular disciplines? This book is a collection of seminal readings by eminent scholars who explore aspects of the Renaissance from various perspectives, assessing current knowledge and expounding their own views.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Impact of Humanism
3
Courts Patrons and Poets
113
Challenges to Authority
211
Index
364
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