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The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century / Edition 1

The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century / Edition 1

by Charles Homer HaskinsCharles Homer Haskins
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The Italian Renaissance was preceded, structured, and, to a significant extent, determined by the Renaissance of the twelfth century which saw the culmination of Romanesque art and the beginnings of the Gothic; the emergence of vernacular languages; the revival of Latin classics, poetry, and Roman law; the recovery of Greek Science and much Greek philosophy; the origins of universities, towns, and the sovereign state.

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ISBN-13: 9780674760752
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 01/01/1971
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 439
Sales rank: 1,028,024
Product dimensions: 5.44(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • 1. The Historical Background
  • 2. Intellectual Centres
  • 3. Books and Libraries
  • 4. The Revival of the Latin Classics
  • 5. The Latin Language
  • 6. Latin Poetry
  • 7. The Revival of Jurisprudence
  • 8. Historical Writing
  • 9. The Translators from Greek and Arabic
  • 10. The Revival of Science
  • 11. The Revival of Philosophy
  • 12. The Beginnings of Universities
  • Index

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