The rebirth of antiquity: numismatics, archaeology and classical studies in the culture of the Renaissance

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Princeton University Library, Mar 31, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 178 pages
Contents: Preface, Anthony Grafton Numismatics in the Renaissance, Alan M. Stahl Of Mauss and (Renaissance) Men: Numismatics, Prestation, and the Genesis of Visual Literacy, John Cunnally Antonio Agustin and the Numismatists, William Stenhouse The Local Antiquary in Eighteenth-Century Rome, Tamara Griggs Peiresc and the Study of Islamic Coins in the Early Seventeenth Century, Peter N. Miller Appendix I: Identification of the Islamic Coins in ms. c.10.31, pages 276-83, John Cunnally Appendix II: Identification of the Other Islamic Coins in ms. c.10.31, Stefan Heidemann Literature Note on Title Page, Alan M. Stahl Index.

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Numismatics in the Renaissance
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Alan M. Stahl is a medieval historian specializing in Venice and is Curator of Numismatics at Princeton University. McGee, Stahl, and Long are codirectors of the Michael of Rhodes project.

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