The Renaissance in Rome

The Renaissance in Rome

Charles L Stinger, edited by Charles L Stinger
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 09/22/1998
Format: Paperback 37 b&w photos, 5 maps
ISBN: 978-0-253-21208-5
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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

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.

Author Bio

CHARLES L. STINGER is Associate Dean and Professor of History at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of Humanism and the Church Fathers: Ambrogio Traversari and Christian Antiquity in the Italian Renaissance and numerous essays and articles on Renaissance Rome.

Reviews

““ . . . 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.”

““ . . . 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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Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations
Preface
List of the Renaissance Popes
1. Introduction
2. Urbs Roma
3. The Renaissance Papacy and the Respublica Christiana
4. The Primacy of Peter Princeps Apostolorum and the Instauratio Ecclesiae Romae
5. The Renovatio Imperii and the Renovatio Romae
6. Roma Aeterna and the Plenitudo Temporum
7. Epilogue: The Sack and Its Aftermath
8. Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index