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Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence

Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florence (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Florence
    • Subjects:
    • Death -- Social aspects -- Italy -- Florence -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.,
    • Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence -- Congresses.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLife and death in fifteenth-century Florence.
      Statementedited by Marcel Tetel, Ronald G. Witt, and Rona Goffen.
      SeriesDuke monographs in medieval and Renaissance studies ;, no. 10
      ContributionsTetel, Marcel., Witt, Ronald G., Goffen, Rona, 1944-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG735.6 .L54 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 254 p. ;
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2032255M
      ISBN 10082230872X
      LC Control Number88007924

      The Ars Moriendi suggests useful questions for twenty-first century approaches to dying. His son became pope. This he summed up in the theological virtue of caritas, or love. The response to the attack was swift and harsh, both on the part of the Medici and Florentines themselves.

      As Mary Catharine O'Connor argued in her book The Arts of Dying Well, the longer treatise was composed earlier and the shorter version is an abridgment that adapts and illustrates the treatise's second chapter. It has already been noted that analyzing historical objects and trying to draw meaning and relationships from them is akin to the archaeological process. The nervous contestants and their delegations delayed the start of the contest for hours. The defeat of the Milanese at Anghiari is soon followed by the end of the Visconti dynasty. Italian writers and poets had made several contributions to the world of literature during this period. Reliable manuscripts of Plato first become available in the west during Cosimo's lifetime.

      Savonarolan religious ideas found a reception elsewhere. Lorenzo's court included artists such as Piero and Antonio del PollaiuoloAndrea del VerrocchioLeonardo da VinciSandro BotticelliDomenico Ghirlandaio and Michelangelo Buonarrotiwho were instrumental in achieving the 15th-century Renaissance. Also helpful The joust was the subject of a poem written by Luigi Pulci.


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While the Morisset Hours is a very typical example of horae from the late medieval period described above, it unfortunately reveals almost nothing to the naked eye as to how it was used by its owner in a devotional context.

Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence book, Lorenzo personally traveled to Naples to forge a diplomatic solution. The OMI was founded in France in 71about years after the last datable entry in the Morisset Hours, and would provide a logical bridge between Catholic early modern Europe and the University of Ottawa The second book, The Art of Dying Well As Death Draws Near, recommends meditating on death, judgment, hell, and heaven, and discusses the sacraments of penance, Eucharist, and extreme unction or the anointing of the sick with oil.

In this encounter between two inexperienced young rulers, both in their early twenties, the Frenchman has the better of the bargain. Smith [Cambridge, ], pp. Ludovico Sforza, the duke of Milan, fears a shift in the balance of power.

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Thank you! As with most legends, Roscoe's had elements of truth. Factions within the ruling classes are aligned in Florence, as elsewhere in medieval Italy, in terms of support for the papal or imperial parties - Guelphs versus Ghibellines.

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In Gian Galeazzo 's sudden death saves Florence at the last moment from attack and probable capture by a Milanese army.

In the mid-nineteenth century, the "New Piagnoni" found inspiration in the friar's writings and sermons for the Italian national awakening known as the Risorgimento.

Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence book Savonarola's signature. In Giovanni de' Medici of whose appointment as a boy cardinal his father Lorenzo was so proud persuades the pope to restore the Medici to their position in Florence.

As the time of knights on the battlefield ended with pike and gunpowder, their skills with a lance became increasingly popular as a sport. The Renaissance is a Life and death in fifteenth-century Florence book in this city - above all, perhaps, for Cosimo de' Medici.

By emphasising his political activism over his puritanism and cultural conservatism they restored Savonarola's voice for radical political change.

Its current and enduring value as a material and textual artifact is its ability, in the hands of an interested researcher or student, to connect us to the past in a multifaceted way. Just as with its first owners, it is still poured over with great care and kept safe by its contemporary custodians.

The Adoration of the Magi includes several generations of the Medici family and their retainers. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo de' Medici Lorenzo the Magnificent they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting allegiances between the major Italian powers.

As an unremarkable and non-illuminated manuscript, it took an unknown path from 17th century Florence to the University of Ottawa.

They are brought from Constantinople by Greek Orthodox churchmen and by Byzantine scholars, whose city is now under increasing threat from the Turks. There have been revisionary books by J.

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