John Addington Symonds

Italian Renaissance

“Renaissance in Italy” is one of the best-known works by John Addington Symonds. This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Table of contents.
Volume 1:
The Spirit of the Renaissance
Italian History
The Age of the Despots
The Republics
The Florentine Historians
'The Prince' of Machiavelli
The Popes of the Renaissance
The Church and Morality
Charles VIII…
Volume 2:
The Men of the Renaissance
First Period of Humanism
Second Period of Humanism
Third Period of Humanism
Fourth Period of Humanism
Latin Poetry…
Volume 3:
The Problem for the Fine Arts
Venetian Painting
Life of Michael Angelo
Life of Benvenuto Cellini
The Epigoni…
Volume 4:
The Origins
The Triumvirate
The Transition
Popular Secular Poetry
Popular Religious Poetry
Lorenzo De' Medici and Poliziano
Pulci and Boiardo
Volume 5:
The Orlando Furioso
The Novellieri
The Drama
Pastoral and Didactic Poetry
The Purists
Burlesque Poetry and Satire
Pietro Aretino
History and Philosophy…
Volume 6–7:
The Spanish Hegemony
The Papacy and the Tridentine Council
The Inquisition and the Index
The Company of Jesus
Social and Domestic Morals
Torquato Tasso
The “Gerusalemme Liberata”
Giordano Bruno
Fra Paolo Sarpi
Guarini, Marino, Chiabrera, Tassoni
Palestrina and the Origins of Modern Music
The Bolognese School of Painters…
3,591 printed pages
Original publication



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