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Humanism in the Renaissance.

Samuel Dresden

Humanism in the Renaissance.

Translated from the Dutch by Margaret King.

by Samuel Dresden

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

  • Humanism,
  • Renaissance

  • Edition Notes

    SCAR copy has imprint: New York, McGraw-Hill. Bibliography: p. 247-252.

    SeriesWorld university library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. illus., facsims. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19467037M

    After this first “Humanism” period (which begins with Petrarch and goes on until the end of the 15 th century), a second one emerges, in the first half of the 16 th century, with the appearance of the Reformation (“the Humanism of the High Renaissance”), and a third and last one, in the second half of the 16 th century (“Late Humanism. The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism, Cambridge University Press, Kraye's book is a compilation of scholarly articles on aspects of Humanism, from rhetoric and philology to the humanist's relationship to art and science. Lamont, Corliss, The Philosophy of Humanism, 7th ed., Continuum,

    Renaissance humanism was international, and it was known and (in differing ways and degrees) it flowered in every European country during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. It is the purpose of the book that follows to study the ways in which European humanism took root in Scotland and to make clear the ways that Scotland contributed to the. A volume in the Problems in European Civilization series, this book features a collection of secondary source essays focusing on aspects of the Renaissance and humanist beliefs. The proven PEC format features key scholarship, chapter and essay introductions, and extensive, up-to-date suggestions for further reading. All selections in the text are edited for both content and length.

    The Italian Renaissance followed on the heels of the Middle Ages, and was spawned by the birth of the philosophy of humanism, which emphasized the importance of individual achievement in a wide range of fields. The early humanists, such as writer Francesco Petrarch, studied the works of the ancient. It's no surprise that a rise in humanism—i.e., the basic belief that humans are good and have got something to offer—did funny things to religion. But humanism wasn't even the half of it. Never mind the religious Reformation that created Protestantism, England's religious Renaissance was really sparked by a racy love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

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