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The Renaissance in Rome - Charles L. Stinger

The Renaissance in Rome

Paperback Published: 22nd September 1998
ISBN: 9780253212085
Number Of Pages: 480

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..". 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 Ideas

A 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.

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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 Ideas

List of Maps and Illustrations
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Paperback Edition
List of the Renaissance Popes
Introductionp. 1
Urbs Romap. 14
The Renaissance Papacy and the Respublica Christianap. 83
The Primacy of Peter Princeps Apostolorum and the Instauratio Ecclesiae Romanaep. 156
The Renovatio Imperii and the Renovatio Romaep. 235
Roma Aeterna and the Plenitudo Temporump. 292
Epilogue: The Sack and Its Aftermathp. 320
Conclusionp. 333
Notesp. 339
Bibliographyp. 401
Indexp. 429
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ISBN: 9780253212085
ISBN-10: 0253212081
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 22nd September 1998
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 16.0  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.68

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