The A to Z of the Renaissance by Charles Garfield Nauert
By Charles Garfield Nauert
Few sessions have given civilization any such powerful impulse because the Renaissance, which begun in Italy after which unfold to the remainder of Europe. in the course of its short epoch, so much vigorously from the fourteen to the 16th centuries, Europe reached again to old Greece and Rome, and driven forward in different fields: paintings, structure, literature, philosophy, banking, trade, faith, politics, and war. this period is inundated with well-known names (Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Petrarch, Machiavelli, Cervantes, and Shakespeare), and the history it left can infrequently be overestimated.
The A to Z of the Renaissance offers info on those fields via its chronology, which lines occasions from 1250 to 1648, and its advent delineating the underlying beneficial properties of the interval. notwithstanding, it's the dictionary part, with hundreds of thousands of cross-referenced entries on well-known people (from Adrian to Zwingli), key destinations, aiding political and social associations, wars, non secular reformations, achievements, and screw ups, that is the center of this e-book. extra study is facilitated by means of the bibliography