Humanism and Renaissance Historiography

Humanism and Renaissance Historiography

eBook - 1983
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Edmund Fryde provides a general account of the attempt to revive and surpass the standards of classical historiography and charts its progress. The career of Politian, the librarian of Lorenzo the Magnificent, illustrates the advance in scholarship during the fifteenth century. Using new evidence from the Vatican Library the author demonstrates that Lorenzo''s library can be largely reconstructed and that a wealth of manuscripts was already available in his time.
Publisher: London : Hambledon Press, 1983
ISBN: 9780826427502
0826427502
9780907628248
0907628249
Characteristics: 1 online resource (244 pages)

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