Select passages illustrating Florentine life in the fifteenth century by Esther Gertrude Roper

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SeriesTexts for Students; ed. by C.A.J. Skeel and others, No. 20
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Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL24432779M

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Excerpt from Select Passages Illustrating Florentine Life in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries The extracts in this little book have been chosen to illustrate the social and industrial as well as the political life of Florence in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, when the practice of government based on Trade Guilds was in process of : Esther G.

Roper. SERIES VI.—SELECT PASSAGES. Documents Illustrative of the History of the Church. Vol. Select Extracts Illustrating Florentine Life in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries.

Select Extracts Illustrating Florentine Life in the Fifteenth Century. By ESTHER G. ROPER, B.A. net. Itinerarium Regis Ricardi. By M. STEAD, 1s. one that survived the entire sixteenth century, was that of the Giunti family, who first established a press in Venice in the fifteenth century and only later transitioned their Florentine stationers shop into a printing business.

Whatever the reasons, book production in Renaissance Florence differs from that of. The Prince (The Florentine, #), The Raven (The Florentine, #1), The Shadow (The Florentine, #2), and The Roman (The Florentine #3)Author: Sylvain Reynard.

Leonardo Bruni (), the leading civic humanist of the Italian Renaissance, served as apostolic secretary to four popes () and chancellor of Florence ().

He was famous in his day as a translator, orator, and historian, and was the best-selling author of the fifteenth century. Bruni's History of the Florentine People in twelve books is generally considered the first 5/5(1).

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The fifteenth-century Italian artist whose work showed the most influence of the International style was ____. Which of the following was the most prominent patron of fifteenth-century Florentine art.

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He was famous in his day as a translator, orator, and historian, and was the best-selling author of the fifteenth century. Bruni's History of the Florentine People in twelve books is generally considered the first modern work of history, and was widely imitated by humanist historians for two centuries after its official publication by the 5/5(1).

When power returned to the popolo grasso at the end of the 14th century, an oligarchic regime was established in Florence and a small restricted number of the merchant middle class governed the city for about 40 years and fostered an extremely active foreign policy, costly as far as the continuous wars were concerned, but nevertheless capable of halting the expansionism of the Visconti and of.

In the late fifteenth century, Florence had more woodcarvers than butchers, suggesting that art, even more than meat, was a necessity of life. This was true not only for the wealthy, but also for those of more modest means.

Inthe city boasted 54 workshops for marble and stone; it employed 44 master gold- and silversmiths, and at least. "Florentine is a book that appeals both to my sense of nostalgia (I lived in Florence, working as a chambermaid, when I was 19) and my appetite.

It s a beautiful, large-format book, with gorgeous pictures of Florence, and snatches of Florentine life, but is far from being a coffee-table book: the recipes take you there just as evocatively."/5(49).

A book written by Giorgio Vasari in the 16th century, an Italian painter, architect, writer, and historian. During the Renaissance, artists were seen as geniuses and vasari was able to help create this image through his series of brief biographies.

The book is about the lives of various artists and it was dedicated to Cosimo I de' Medici. Florentine painting or the Florentine School refers to artists in, from, or influenced by the naturalistic style developed in Florence in the 14th century, largely through the efforts of Giotto di Bondone, and in the 15th century the leading school of Western of the best known painters of the earlier Florentine School are Fra Angelico, Botticelli, Filippo Lippi, the Ghirlandaio.

A marginal miniature in the calendar of a fifteenth-century Book of Hours from Burgundy depicts a typical February scene with several of these domestic elements: a woman wearing a veiled headdress stokes a glowing fire in a simple stone fireplace while, behind her, a warmly dressed man seated at a draped table clings to a morsel of food (Fig.

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This room displays paintings by Florentine artists whose style was influenced by those novelties introduced by Giotto. Most of the works in this room come from Florentine churches and some parts of them are missing. For instance some scenes from the "predella" of the huge San Pancrazio Polyptich by Bernardo Daddi, are lost.

Particularly interesting is St. Matthew Triptych by Andrea and. It's my first book on Florentine history and I know it contains a lot of inaccuracies. On itself the read is pretty enjoyable. Like all those ancient historians Machiavelli narrated history like stories. It contained few dates, which could be confusing but on the other hand saved me the trouble of /5.

Last revised: 5 June A MIRROR FOR STATESMEN LEONARDO BRUNI’S HISTORY OF THE FLORENTINE PEOPLE JAMES HANKINS Harvard University It will perhaps seem odd to claim that Leonardo Bruni’s History of the Florentine People has been neglected by students of Renaissance political thought.

Written over the space of a quarter century, between /16 andit was the. TOWN LIFE. THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY. CHAPTER I. THE TOWN MANNERS. The controversy concerning the bounds and limits of their freedom, which the English boroughs were forced to maintain with powerful organizations already settled in the land—with the monarchy, the baronage, or the Church—represented in the history of each municipality that which in the case of States of greater.

Overview of the events of in literature. #N#List of years in literature. This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in the 15th century. See also: 15th century in poetry, 14th century in literature, 16th century in literature, list of years in literature.

2 New works and. For a general summary of the tradition of sumptuary legislation in Florence, and the suggestion that Fra Antonino was more respectful than most authorities to the norms of Florentine society and was able to adapt Christian morality to the realities of fifteenth-century Italian life, see Izbicki, S Three other Florentine books issued during the fifteenth century remain to be mentioned, none of which I have seen.

The first of these, an undated edition of Domenico Capranica's Arte di bene Morire (not to be confounded with Savonarola's), published by Morgiani and Johann Petri aboutcontains twelve large cuts and twenty-two small ones. In Florence, in the first half of the fifteenth century, there were great innovators in all these fields, whose work marked a beginning of a new era in the history of art.

These innovators included Masaccio in painting, It was Masaccio () who, in his brief and amazing career, was the real successor of Giotto and revolutionized Florentine. A beautifully illustrated account of life behind the walls of a Florentine Renaissance home Although we live in an era when vast sums of money are lavished on wedding festivities, we are not unique: in Renaissance Italy, middle- and upper-class families spent enormous amounts on marriages that were intended to establish or consolidate the status and lineage of one or both of the respective.

Fifteenth century scholars in Italy suggested that the constitution of Venice corresponded with Plato’s vision of a republic in the Laws, largely based on Sparta (where power was focused on the thirty man gerousia and five ephors rather than the citizens’ assembly itself based on.

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This was a manuscript of unknown date that had been held from the early twelfth century by the Benedictine monastery of St Michael's, Bamberg (in northern Bavaria); it was still listed in the Cited by: 4. To compare, in 13th century Perugia, the twelve most common women's names account for only 34% of the sample, while in 15th century Spain, the top 10 women's names account for 75% of individuals.

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The Florentine wrote also The Mandrake, a comedy on the corruption of the 16th-century Italian society. Francesco Guicciardini stood out for his activity as a writer and for his political commitment.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Apuleius of offers unusual insights into fifteenth-century book production in that it was intended to display ‘bianchi girari’ initials and borders, but the work was never finished: Instead, the book displays graceful preparatory drawings for the decoration, executed in plummet (soft lead) for establishing the composition and brown.

Technical astronomy, also geocentric, was based on the constructions of excentric circles and epicycles codified in Ptolemy’s Almagest (2d. century CE).

In the fifteenth century, the reform of European astronomy was begun by the astronomer/humanist Georg Peurbach () and his student Johannes Regiomontanus (). In an important competition was held to determine the design of the Baptistery doors for the Cathedral of Florence.

Even at this early date Renaissance traits were evident in. Paul F. Gehl will showcase one of the featured items of The Newberry anniversary exhibition: a ledger book from fourteenth-century Florence.

The book belonged to Pepo degli Albizzi, a Florentine wool merchant, and combines what, to the modern mind, seem like two antithetical genres, the personal diary and the business ledger.) that this imputation is of the number of those calumnies in which the scholars of the fifteenth century were, in their contests with each other, so apt to indulge.

.The volume includes transcriptions, editions and translations of the two Lives based on the oldest most complete extant versions found in the Red Book of Talgarth c.as well as an additional section of text describing Mary Magdalene’s life before Christ’s crucifixion from the fifteenth-century Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales.

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