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The crisis of the early Italian Renaissance; civic humanism and republican liberty in an age of classicism and tyranny.

By: Baron, Hans, 1900-1988.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: 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 LOC classification: DG537 | .B37 1966Other classification: 15.70 | 02.01
Contents:
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.
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DG533 .S93 1897 V.5 Renaissance in Italy. DG533 .S93 1897 V.7 Renaissance in Italy. DG533 .V3 1966 Studies in the Italian Renaissance. DG537 .B37 1966 The crisis of the early Italian Renaissance; DG537 .M34 1974 Mercenaries and their masters; DG539 .G813 1969 The history of Italy / DG540.8.A1 L333 1969 Celebrities of the Italian Renaissance in Florence and in the Louvre.

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.

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