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The Cambridge modern history, volume 1, The Renaissance

John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton

The Cambridge modern history, volume 1, The Renaissance

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRenaissance.
    Statementplanned by the late Lord Acton; edited by A.W. Ward, G.W. Prothero, Stanley Leathes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD208 .C16 1969 v.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 807 p. ;
    Number of Pages807
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24999468M
    ISBN 10521078016
    OCLC/WorldCa22643134

    He The Cambridge modern history not sure whether Irenaeus wrote in Greek or Latin: he identifies Arnobius, the author of a Commentary on the Psalms, with Arnobius the Apologist; and he is The Renaissance book to repudiate ChrysostonVs Homilies on the Acts, a genuine, though poor work of that Father's. In any case let us avoid heated contention, the bane of peace and concord. As late as the yearindeed, doubts were expressed by scholars as to whether the Greek originals of his writings were still in existence. Theories of knowledge Richard H. Science and art were intermingled in the early Renaissance, with polymath artists such as Leonardo da Vinci making observational drawings of anatomy and nature. Sixtus of Siena's book, lastly, is still valuable, not only because it presents us with a comprehensive view of the standard of Biblical and patristic knowledge at a certain period, but because the author apparently had access to documents of early date which have since disappeared.

    At the start, much of the country was being pulled apart by local military lords engaged in a struggle for land and local hegemony. Faulty as was the Erasmian edition, it was a truly epoch-making book. He The Cambridge modern history grammars of the Greek, Hebrew, and Arabic languages. Children in city dwellings were more affected by the spread of disease than the children of the wealthy. His Clavis Sacrae Scripturae sums up the exegetical knowledge of his day. In that portion of the library which dates back to the days of Lanfranc and Anselm fragmentary survivals are traceable of a learning which had no attraction for the mass of clerics in Bacon's day.

    This version, too, is reckoned as due to Grosseteste: but it seems to The Cambridge modern history been the one which attracted least attention of any. Indeed it was not until just after the middle of the century that one of the most important-the Syriac-first saw the light. Most people have some idea of the character of the popular medieval collections of such Lives. One question of the highest importance to our subject has been left out of consideration in the preceding remarks.


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We have no list of them; but his contemporaries evidently accounted them very choice and precious. There is another great literary enterprise, the credit of whose initiation belongs to them, though its subsequent development must The Renaissance book assigned to a Benedictine.

He accidentally stumbled upon volume 1 Americas, but believed he had reached the East Indies. William brought Greek books back with him from Constantinople; and made a Latin version of a life of the philosopher Secundus, which was extensively copied.

But after this work, he devoted himself entirely to Latin poetry modeled on his beloved Virgil. In extent it rivalled any volume 1 its time for it contained close upon two thousand volumes; and, without entering into details as to the method of its formation, we may assert generally that it is possible to a large extent to discriminate the earlier from the later acquisitions, and to arrange these latter in chronological order.

Children were hit the hardest because many diseases, such as typhus and syphilis, target the immune system, leaving young children without a fighting chance. Fifteenth-century Italy was one of the most urbanised areas in Europe. They were confined to no one sect or country; but their names must not be sought here.

A brief parenthesis may be allowed at this point on the application of the science of archaeology to things Christian. It was not immediately that the rush of new discoveries involved those whose prime interest lay in things sacred.

No one before him had questioned the claim of these writings to be regarded as works of the Apostolic age. In the fourteenth century a man might be proud of owning thirty manuscripts; he could now for the same money purchase one or two hundred printed books. The outstanding architectural work of the High Renaissance was the rebuilding of St.

At some time in the fourteenth century circulars were issued, or visits paid, to about one hundred and sixty monasteries.

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The Council of Basel had in one respect a remarkable and far-reaching influence on literature. Most people have some idea of the character The Cambridge modern history the popular medieval collections of such Lives.

Hurried through the press of Proben between September and March, it was formed on the authority of six manuscripts at most, the best of which Erasmus neglected almost entirely to consult.

It will be convenient to adopt an order mainly depending on the dates, supposed or real, of the writings concerned. With the arrival of George Hermonymus at Paris in the work of collection and diffusion of Greek literature really began. No such thing as a complete Greek Bible occurs, though we know that at this date the famous Vatican Codex B was already in the Pope's possession.

One is the study of the lives of the Saints.

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Religion Alexander VIa Borgia Pope infamous for his corruption The new ideals of humanism, although more secular in some aspects, developed against a Christian backdrop, especially in the Northern Renaissance.

The work done by the collectors The Renaissance book Greek books was a wholly new work; we shall see the results of it most clearly in the course of our examination of the libraries.

His personality cannot be adequately set forth within the limits of a single chapter. Less is known of his attainments in Hebrew: and yet evidence can be produced to show that they were not contemptible.The New Cambridge Modern History, Volume 1 book.

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Potter/5. Preview this book» What people are The end of the Italian Renaissance Spain under Philip II and III Volume 1 Britain under James I VI Cambridge Modern History, Volume 3 Cambridge Modern History, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Baron Acton: Editor: Sir Adolphus William Ward.

The Paperback of the The New Cambridge Modern History: Volume 1, The Renaissance, by G. R. Potter at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.Modern history professes to deal with mankind in a period when they had pdf the stage of pdf which is in its broad outlines familiar to us, during the period in which the problems that still occupy us came into conscious recognition, and were dealt with in ways intelligible to us as resembling our own.The Cambridge Modern History - volume 1 the renaissance by Ward, A.

W., Prothero G. W., Leathes Stanley (Eds) and a great selection of related books, art and .The Renaissance (UK: / r ɪ ˈ n ebook s ən s / rin-AY-sənss, US: / ˈ r ɛ n ə ebook ɑː n s / REN-ə-sahnss) was a period in European history marking the transition from the Middle Ages to Modernity and covering the 15th and 16th centuries.

In addition to the standard periodization, proponents of a long Renaissance put its beginning in the 14th century and its end in the 17th century.