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Henry VIII and His Six Wives: A Guide to Historic Tudor Sites

by Peter Bramley

In his hunt for a male heir Henry VIII broke with Rome, instigated the Reformation and the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and acquired six wives successively. Of these, two were executed, a chilling first in...


Rise and fall of a capital. the history of mantua in the words of who wrote about it

by Daniele Lucchini

Following the historical documents with a scholar accuracy, the author of this booklet tells an original history of Mantua, a small town which was the capital of a tiny state and one of the most significant...


Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de' Medici

by Miles J. Unger

Magnifico is a vividly colorful portrait of Lorenzo de' Medici, the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age. A true "Renaissance man," Lorenzo dazzled contemporaries with his prodigious talents and...


Polish Culture in the Renaissance

by Lepri, Valentina (a cura di) & Facca, Danilo (a cura di)

During the most recent conference of the Renaissance Society of America, two sessions were devoted entirely to the Renaissance in Poland. In fifty-nine editions of what is considered the most prestigious international...


Tuscans and Their Families: A Study of the Florentine Catasto of 1427

by David Herlihy & Christiane Klapisch-Zuber

This work analyzes and considers the significance of the Catasto, the impressive and exhaustive census undertaken by Florence in 1427. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org)...


Collaborative Translation and Multi-Version Texts in Early Modern Europe

by Belén| Bistué

Focusing on team translation and the production of multilingual editions, and on the difficulties these techniques created for Renaissance translation theory, this book interrogates textual practices that were...


The Immaterial Book: Reading and Romance in Early Modern England

by Sarah Wall-Randell

In romances-Renaissance England's version of the fantasy novel-characters often discover books that turn out to be magical or prophetic, and to offer insights into their readers' selves. The Immaterial Book...


Life in Tudor England

by Peter Brimacombe & Angela Royston

The Tudor age was a pivotal period of English history. In little more than a century, the nation was transformed from a medieval kingdom to a modern state, from an insignificant offshore island to a major world...


Life in Tudor Palaces and Houses

by Alison Sim

Our nation is a treasury of outstanding palaces and fine merchant houses from this rich period in our past. Here we uncover what these remarkable buildings can tell us about Tudor lives and times: what life...


Learning from Leonardo: Decoding the Notebooks of a Genius

by Fritjof Capra

Bestselling and world-renowned author Fritjof Capra presents the first in-depth and full description of Leonardo da Vinci's amazing scientific work and discoveries in geology, anatomy, flight, mechanics, botany,...


Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World

by Thomas Cahill

From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary...


Il Gigante

by Anton Gill

At the turn of the 16th century, Italy was a turbulent territory made up of independent states, each at war with or intriguing against its neighbor. There were the proud, cultivated, and degenerate Sforzas in...


The Renaissance

by Alison Brown

 First published in 1988, Alison Brown's The Renaissance soon established itself as one of the most popular and useful books on this complex topic. For this expanded Second Edition the author has rewritten...


Power And Imagination

by Lauro Martines

The great Italian city-states: Venice, Florence, Milan, and the others. The particular nature of their history and culture through the five centuries of their emergence, magnificent flowering, and twilight is...


The A to Z of the Renaissance

by Charles G. Nauert

Few periods have given civilization such a strong impulse as the Renaissance, which started in Italy and then spread to the rest of Europe.


The Age of Discovery, 1400-1600

by David Arnold

This book explores one of the most dramatic features of the late medieval and early modern period: when voyagers from Western Europe led by Spain and Portugal set out across the world and set up links with Africa,...


Basilica: The Splendor and the Scandal: Building St. Peter's

by R. A. Scotti

In this dramatic journey through religious and artistic history, R. A. Scotti traces the defining event of a glorious epoch: the building of St. Peter?s Basilica. Begun by the ferociously ambitious Pope Julius...


The Italian City Republics

by Daniel Waley & Trevor Dean

Daniel Waley and Trevor Dean illustrate how, from the eleventh century onwards, many dozens of Italian towns achieved independence as political entities, unhindered by any centralising power. Until the fourteenth...


Tudors

by Peter Ackroyd

From Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to the epic rule of Elizabeth I, the age of the Tudors comes to vivid life on the page

Rich in detail and atmosphere, Peter Ackroyd's Tudors is the story of Henry...


Who Killed William Shakespeare?: The Murderer, The Motive, The Means

by Simon Andrew Stirling

William Shakespeare lived in violent times; his death passed without comment. By the time he was adopted as the national poet of England the details of his life had been concealed. He had become an invisible...