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Author Witt, Ronald G., author.

Title In the footsteps of the ancients : the origins of humanism from Lovato to Bruni / by Ronald G. Witt
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 562 pages)
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation thought, 0585-6914 ; v. 74
Studies in medieval and Reformation thought ; v. 74. 0585-6914
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two The Birth of the New Aesthetic; Chapter Three Padua and the Origins of Humanism; Chapter Four Albertino Mussato and the Second Generation; Chapter Five Florence and Vernacular Learning; Chapter Six Petrarch, Father of Humanism?; Chapter Seven Coluccio Salutati; Chapter Eight The Revival of Oratory; Chapter Nine Leonardo Bruni; Chapter Ten The First Ciceronianism; Chapter Eleven Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Indexes
Summary This study shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. An investigation of humanist culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-548) and indexes
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Subject Lovati, Lovato de, 1240 or 1241-1309.
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444
Bruni, Leonardo, 1369-1444.
Lovati, Lovato de, 1240 or 1241-1309.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Italy -- History and criticism
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- France -- History and criticism
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Classical influences
Rhetoric, Ancient -- Study and teaching -- History -- To 1500
Humanism in literature.
Humanists -- France
Humanists -- Italy
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
Humanism in literature.
Humanists.
Intellectual life.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern.
Rhetoric, Ancient -- Study and teaching.
Literatur
Rezeption
Humanismus
Humanisme (cultuurgeschiedenis)
Renaissance.
Neolatijn.
Letterkunde.
Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1268-1559.
France -- Intellectual life -- To 1500.
France.
Italy.
Italien
Latein.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00023546
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