The Renaissance in Rome
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The Renaissance in Rome

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... comprehensive, readable, beautifully documented... I cannot imagine a library or a person seriously interested in Renaissance Rome without it." -ManuscriptaBrilliant synthesis. A must." -Bibliotheque L'Humanisme et Renaissance... no book in English or otherwise covers the breadth of Renaissance Rome as this one does. It will be definitive for a long time." -Church History... attractively presented... stimulating... " -Renaissance StudiesIn lively prose... the author paints a complex multilayered image of compelling vividness." -History of European IdeasA distinctively Roman Renaissance starting in the middle of the fifteenth century is the subject of Charles Stinger's celebrated study. Cultural history at its best, The Renaissance in Rome will inform both Renaissance and Reformation scholars, as well as general readers fascinated and affected by the Eternal City.show more

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  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 26mm | 680.39g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • Paperpack.
  • 37 b&w photos, 5 maps
  • 0253212081
  • 9780253212085
  • 1,018,406

Table of contents

List of Maps and IllustrationsPrefaceList of the Renaissance Popes1. Introduction2. Urbs Roma3. The Renaissance Papacy and the Respublica Christiana4. The Primacy of Peter Princeps Apostolorum and the Instauratio Ecclesiae Romae5. The Renovatio Imperii and the Renovatio Romae6. Roma Aeterna and the Plenitudo Temporum7. Epilogue: The Sack and Its Aftermath8. ConclusionNotes BibliographyIndexshow more

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Winner, American Historical Association Marraro Prize 1985 " ... comprehensive, readable, beautifully documented ... I cannot imagine a library or a person seriously interested in Renaissance Rome without it." -Manuscripta "Brilliant synthesis. A must." -Bibliotheque L'Humanisme et Renaissance " ... no book in English or otherwise covers the breadth of Renaissance Rome as this one does. It will be definitive for a long time." -Church History " ... attractively presented ... stimulating ... " -Renaissance Studies "In lively prose ... the author paints a complex multilayered image of compelling vividness." -History of European Ideasshow more

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