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civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

Jacob Burckhardt

civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

with two hundred and forty-three illustrations

by Jacob Burckhardt

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Published by George G. Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Jacob Burckhardt ; authorized translation from the fifteenth edition by S.G.C. Middlemore.
ContributionsMiddlemore, Samuel George Chetwynd.
The Physical Object
Pagination527p. :
Number of Pages527
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20533318M

  The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy is an work on the Italian Renaissance by Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt. Together with his History of the Renaissance in Italy it is counted among the classics of Renaissance historiography. An English translation was produced by : Jacob Burckhardt.   Jacob Burckhardt’s The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy is one of those cultural monoliths which large numbers of people have heard of, but perhaps (A Brief History of Time, anyone?) fewer have of my personal misconceptions about the work was that it is about art, when in fact it is more about politics than anything else (it isn’t illustrated at all), and .

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This book gives readers a skeleton overview of Renaissance Italy, delivered in beautiful prose by one whom shows true devotion to his subject. It offers a picture of the politics, the change of thought, the revival of interest in Graeco-Roman classics, and some of the larger than life individuals whom contributed to this period of history/5(97).

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Burckhardt's 'Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy' is fundamental to our understanding of the Renaissance, even though it has long since ceased to be definitive. For Burckhardt (who wrote `Civilization' in the s), the Italian Renaissance represented the punctuated end of the middle ages and the beginning of the modern world/5(67).

this book by a special work on the ’Art of the Renaissance’—an intention, however, which we have been able to fulfill only in part. The struggle between the Popes and the Hohenstaufen left Italy in a political condition which differed essentially from that of other countries of the West.

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Published inBurckhardt’s great work redefined our sense of the European past, wholly reinterpreting what has since been known simply as the Italian Renaissance. With unsurpassed erudition, Burckhardt illuminates a world of artistic and cultural ferment, innovation, and discovery; of revived humanism; of fierce tensions between church and empire; and of the birth of both.

Get this from a library. The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy. [Jacob Burckhardt] -- Discusses the Italian Renaissance, including literature, art, philosophy, and architecture. The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy.

Jacob Burckhardt.3 Ratings; Publisher Description. Tthe Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed science, the arts, and politics. In this landmark work he depicts /5(3).

In Italy: The early Italian Renaissance the Swiss Jacob Burckhardt (whose The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy was first published in German at Basel, Switz., in ) began to write of the Renaissance as a period of time. Read More; view of Middle Ages.

For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed science, the arts, and politics. In this landmark work he depicts the Italian city-states of Florence, Venice and Rome as providing the seeds of a new /5(7).

Civilisation and barbarism Art and carnage in the Italian Renaissance “The Beauty and the Terror” shows the dark side of a fabled era Books & arts Mar 26th edition. ‎ present you this new edition. This work bears the title of an essay in the strictest sense of the word.

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by Jacob Burckhardt. Review By Dan Geddes. 11 November Jacob Burckhardt’s Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy has achieved its now classic status because of the importance of its theses and its readability as a narrative. Burckhardt’s argues that the Italian Renaissance was the birth of both modernity and of the.

The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy would ignite the spark of art history as an academic subject – but its greatness as a book lies in its imaginative intoxication. It. This book by one of the leading art-historians of all time -Jacob Burckhardt ()- is an absolute masterpiece. This free e-book is the translation of 'Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien' by S.G.C.

Middlemore init is in the public domain. This book is about the Renaissance in Italy, which experienced its pinnacle around /5(1). On several journeys to Italy in the mid-nineteenth century, the Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt (–97) saw in the figures and events of the Italian Renaissance certain traits that he believed to be mirrored in the politics of his own day, notably some aspects of 'an unbridled egoism, outraging every right, and killing every germ of a healthier culture'.Author: Jacob Burckhardt, S.

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Burckhardt's 'Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy' is fundamental to our understanding of the Renaissance, even though it has long since ceased to be definitive. For Burckhardt (who wrote `Civilization' in the s), the Italian Renaissance represented the punctuated end of the middle ages and the beginning of the modern world/5(48).

Product Details ISBN: ISBN Publisher: Franklin Classics Publication Date: October 11th, Pages: Language: English Categories. Europe - Italy; General; Related Editions (all) Paperback (September 25th, ): $Civilisation—in full, Civilisation: A Personal View by Kenneth Clark—is a television documentary series written and presented by the art historian Kenneth Clark.

The thirteen programmes in the series outline the history of Western art, architecture and philosophy since the Dark series was produced by the BBC and aired in onand in later transmissions Genre: Documentary.

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