The crisis of the early Italian Renaissance; civic humanism and republican liberty in an age of classicism and tyranny.
By: Baron, Hans.Material type: TextPublisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1966Edition: Rev. 1 vol. ed. with an epilogue.Description: xxviii, 584 pages illustrations 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Italy -- Politics and government -- 1268-1559 | Florence (Italy) -- History -- To 1421 | Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- To 1421 | Humanism -- Italy -- Florence | Classicism -- Italy -- Florence | Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence | Geistesgeschichte 1380-1470Additional physical formats: Online version:: Crisis of the early Italian Renaissance.DDC classification: 945.05 Other classification: 15.70 | 02.01
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Bibliographical references included in "Notes": (p. 465-564).
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART ONE: CHANGES IN POLITICS AND HISTORICAL THOUGHT: The elements of the crisis: classicism and the political transformation -- A Florentine War for Independence -- A new view of Roman history and of the Florentine past -- PART TWO: PROMISE AND TRADITION IN POLITICO-HISTORICAL LITERATURE ABOUT 1400: The interplay of ideas and events -- A citizen's view and a humanist's view of Florentine history and culture: Cino Rinuccini and Salutati -- Republican and monarchy in Late Trecento thought --The place of Salutati's De Tyranno -- Gregorio Dati's "Istoria of Florence 1380-1406" and the beginnings of Quattrocentto historiography -- PART THREE: THE RISE OF LEONARDO BRUNI'S CIVIC HUMANISM: Promise and tradition of Bruni's "Laudatio of the city of Florence" -- The genesis of the Laudiatio -- The genesis of Bruni's Dialogi -- Dialogus II and the Florentine environment -- CHAPTER FOUR: CLASSICISM AND THE TRECENTO TRADITION: The Classicists as seen by the Vulgate writers -- The dangers of early Humanist Classciism -- Florentine humanism and the Vulgate in the Quattrocentro -- PART FIVE: THE AFTERMATH OF THE CRISIS: City-state liberty versus unifying tyranny -- Niccoli, Poggio, Bruni, and the Civic outlook -- Ideas born of the Florentine Crisis: Bruni's Oratorio Funebris of 1428 -- EPILOGUE: The nature and significance of the Crisis.