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Key works of the Italian Renaissance.

Hornsey College of Art

Key works of the Italian Renaissance.

by Hornsey College of Art

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Italian Renaissance architects based their theories and practices on classical Roman examples. The Renaissance revival of classical Rome was as important in architecture as it was in literature. A pilgrimage to Rome to study the ancient buildings and ruins, especially the Colosseum and Pantheon, was considered essential to an architect’s.   The word ‘renaissance’, however, was already in use long before Michelet and Burckhardt. In , the word ‘renascita’, which is Italian for ‘renewal’ or ‘rebirth’ was used by Giorgio Vasari in his book, Le vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, e architettori, which translates to mean Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and : Dhwty.

Book Description. Organized chronologically from early Renaissance precursors to the Mannerist movement, from Giotto to Titian, Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance describes and analyzes in depth from various points of view major works and major artists, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries. Renaissance Theme Unit: Make a Daily Renaissance Activity Lesson Plan Book Daily Renaissance Activity Lesson Plan Book: Reading Comprehensions History What Was the Renaissance? (Grades ) The Medici Family (Grades ) The Sforza Family (Grades ) The Renaissance in Northern Europe (Grades ).

This enthralling book views the lives and greatest works of the Renaissance masters through the prism of their ardent rivalry. Rona Goffen, one of the most highly respected scholars of the Italian Renaissance today, brings Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, and Titian to life in this lively account of their passionate strivings to outdo both living competitors and the masters of . His knowledge of the wide range of Italian dialects formed his desire to open up the possibilities of creating a more united literary language than was available in other works of the time. As well as pre-empting the Renaissance movement of wider, detailed literature, Dante also acted as a forerunner of the 15 th century trends of his detailed.


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"The Italian Renaissance" is a nice introduction to the period. The first part written by Mr. Plumb examines the Renaissance from several different topical areas (politics, the arts, etc) and well as by geography (i.e., city be city); and is very readable and informative though a little dated as this was written in /5(50).

Boccaccio - One of the first writers of the early Renaissance, Giovanni Boccaccio, a Florentine, is most noted for writing the Decameron, a series of stories set in Florence during the Black Death that struck the city in Boccaccio explores, in these stories, the traditions and viewpoints of various social classes, greatly based on actual observation and study.

Building the Italian Renaissance focuses on the competition to select a team to execute the final architectural challenge of the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore--the erection of its dome. Although the model for the dome was widely known, the question of how this was to be accomplished was the great challenge of the : Paula Kay Lazrus.

Summarize the contributions of the Italian Renaissance, including the importance of Florence, the influence of humanism and the accomplishments of the Italians in art, music, literature, and architecture.

Identify key figures of the Renaissance and the Reformation and their contributions (e.g.,Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Johannes Gutenberg, John. The "quintessential Renaissance man", Leonardo da Vinci did it all- he was a sculptor, scientist, artist, writer, architect, and more.

He was the "universal man" of the Renaissance- the man who excelled at many things. Two of his most famous works (and the most famous works of all time) include The Last Supper and Mono Lisa. (shelved 3 times as historical-fiction-renaissance) avg rating — 5, ratings — published Italian literature - Italian literature - The Renaissance: The European Renaissance (the “rebirth” of the classical past) really began in 14th-century Italy with Petrarch and Boccaccio.

The 15th century, devoid as it was of major poetic works, was nevertheless of very great importance because it was the century in which a new vision of human life, embracing a different. The Italian writers Boccaccio, Pico, and Niccolo Machiavelli were able to distribute their works much more easily and cheaply because of the rise of the printed book.

Alas, the Italian Renaissance could not last forever, and beginning in with the French invasion of Italian land Italy was plagued by the presence of foreign powers vying for. (shelved 2 times as italian-renaissance) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

“Grace” emerges as a keyword in the culture and society of sixteenth-century Italy. The Grace of the Italian Renaissance explores how it conveys and connects the most pressing ethical, social and aesthetic concerns of an age concerned with the reactivation of ancient ideas in a changing world.

The book reassesses artists such as Francesco del Cossa, Raphael and Michelangelo. The Renaissance used to be regarded as pushing forward a new desire for liberty and republicanism - rediscovered in works about the Roman Republic—even though many of the Italian city-states were taken over by individual rulers.

This view has come under close scrutiny by historians and partly rejected, but it did cause some Renaissance. The Key of Solomon (Latin: Clavicula Salomonis, Hebrew: Mafteah Shelomoh [מפתח שלמה]) is a pseudepigraphical grimoire (also known as a book of spells) attributed to King probably dates back to the 14th or 15th century Italian presents a typical example of Renaissance magic.

[citation needed]It is possible that the Key of Solomon inspired later. Get this from a library. Key monuments of the Italian Renaissance. [Laurie Adams] -- "The central idea of the book, which is ideal for one-semester courses, is to include fewer works and artists in greater detail to achieve a better understanding and appreciation of the art, the.

A Literary Source-Book of the Renaissance, ed. by Merrick Whitcomb (HTML with commentary at ) Filed under: Renaissance -- Spain The Mendoza Family in the Spanish Renaissance, (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, ), by Helen Nader (frame-dependent HTML at LIBRO).

Another key figure in the development of Renaissance architecture in Florence was Leon Battista Alberti (—), an important Humanist theoretician and designer, whose book on architecture De re aedificatoria was the first architectural treatise of the Renaissance.

Alberti designed two of Florence’s best known 15th century buildings. The movement first expanded to other Italian city-states, such as Venice, Milan, Bologna, Ferrara and Rome. Then, during the 15th century, Renaissance ideas spread from Italy to France and then.

Get this from a library. Understanding Italian Renaissance painting: a guide to the artists, ideas and key works. [Stefano Zuffi] -- Filled with great masterpieces, each spread uses an important painting as a way to explain a key concept, with numerous large details.

There are also brief biographies of the major artists. Renaissance Architecture in Florence. Travellers from across the Alps in the midth century found Florence - then the centre of Early Renaissance art - very different in appearance from the northern cities. Instead of church spires piercing the sky, the Florentine skyline was dominated, as it still is today, by the enormous mass of the cathedral dome rising above low houses, smaller.

Italian literature, the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in Europe during the Middle Ages was written in er, it was predominantly practical in nature and produced by writers trained in ecclesiastical schools.

Literature in Italian developed later than literature in. "Bartlett looks at the Renaissance in a new and original way. Instead of tracing a history of the Renaissance in Italy, as do most of the studies available today, Bartlett's book is focused on key people and city states, from Petrarch and his era to the 'End of the Renaissance in Rome,' during the pontificate of Pope Sixtus V from to.

Organized chronologically from early Renaissance precursors to the Mannerist movement, from Giotto to Titian, Key Monuments of the Italian Renaissance describes and analyzes in depth from various points of view major works and major artists, from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries.

Artists included are Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto, Lorenzetti, Ghiberti. Renaissance humanism, with its focus on the study of classical literature, formed the foundation of Renaissance literature, philosophy, and art.

Students will become familiar with humanism and some of the key works produced by Italian humanists, starting with Pico della Mirandola's Oration on the Dignity of Man and Lorenzo Valla's philological.5. Jacob Burckhardt, The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (Penguin Classics) Third Printing Edition, (Penguin Books Hamondsworth, ).

This remains a very influential work on the Italian Renaissance and especially the origins of the Renaissance. It was published in the 19th century by one of the most acclaimed historians of the century.