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A Renaissance Town : Spectacular Visual Guides - Jacqueline Morley

A Renaissance Town

Spectacular Visual Guides

By: Jacqueline Morley, Mark Peppé (Illustrator)

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers Published: 1st September 2009
ISBN: 9781906714932
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 9 - 14 years old

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Visit 15th Century Florence in Italy, where the bustle of trade and political discussion is ushering in a new age of enlightenment for Europe.

See the townsfolk at play, work and even war. Meet scholars who are introducing new ways of thinking, inspired by the classical world, and inspiring great Renaissance artists such as Donatello.

Superb cutaway illustrations and pinpoint enlargements accompany the text. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text.

About the Author

Jacqueline Morely is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford. She has taught English and History and now works as a freelance writer. She has written historical fiction and non-fiction for children and has particular interest in the history of everyday life.

About the Illustrator

Mark Peppe studied painting and etching at the Slade School, London. He has been a freelance illustrator since 1962 and has also taught at Eastbourne College of Art. He lives and works in East Sussex.

The Town
The Square
The Cathedral
The Market
The People
Indoors And Out
The Guilds
Wealth And Power
New Ideas
Digging Up The Past
A New Palazzo
Sculpture Old And New
Capturing Reality
A Wedding
Good Works
The Town At War
Town And Country
The Town Triumphant
Chronology Of Florence

ISBN: 9781906714932
ISBN-10: 1906714932
Series: Spectacular Visual Guides
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 14 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st September 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.8 x 22.3  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.309