Renaissance in Rome

by Charles L. Stinger

Publisher: Indianapolis, Publisher: Indiana University Press in Bloomington

Written in English
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  • Rome (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Rome.


  • Renaissance -- Italy -- Rome.,
  • Papacy -- History -- 1447-1565.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Civilization -- 15th century.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- Civilization -- 16th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-427) and index.

StatementCharles L. Stinger ; [with a new pref. by the author].
LC ClassificationsDG812.1 .S75 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 444 p. :
Number of Pages444
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL348179M
ISBN 100253334918, 0253212081
LC Control Number98007343

The main thesis of the book is that for the first time in centuries, Italian society, between the 14th and 16th century, encouraged individualism and this directly led to the Renaissance. 4. Lauro Martines, Power and Imagination: City-States in Renaissance Italy (John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, ). Stefano Landi (ca. ) was a member of the papal chapel in Rome and also worked for the powerful Barberini family. In his opera "Sant'Alessio," with a libretto by Giulio Rospigliosi (), later Pope Clement IX, was premiered in the Barberini palace in .   Renaissance Studies in Honour of Craig Hugh Smyth, ed. Piero Morselli et al. Florence, Verdelot in Florence, Coppini in Rome, and the Singer ‘La Fiore’. Journal of the American Musicological Society Philadelphia, The Membership of the Chapels of Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne in the Years Preceding their : The Westin Excelsior, Rome. Via Vittorio Veneto Rome, Italy miles from destination. Reviews. The Westin Excelsior is the hotel of choice for luxury leisure travelers in Rome since The Regency, Rome, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. Via Romagna 42 Rome, Italy miles from destination. Opening Soon Mar

  The beauties of Rome sprawl across its landscape and are a compelling blend of the ancient with the Renaissance. Classically imposing are the Colosseum and the Roman Forum while the austere exterior of the Pantheon belies its stunning Peter's Square and Basilica are Renaissance masterpieces while gloriously ornate fountains and statues greet you at every twist and 5/5(K). Renaissance Architecture in Florence. Travellers from across the Alps in the midth century found Florence - then the centre of Early Renaissance art - very different in appearance from the northern cities. Instead of church spires piercing the sky, the Florentine skyline was dominated, as it still is today, by the enormous mass of the cathedral dome rising above low houses, smaller churches. Raphael, Painter in Rome unfolds in unforgettable detail, with all the color and richness of the era: popes and princes, courtesans and cardinals, mystery and murder, ardor and art. The world of Raphael is one I wanted to linger in forever.” —Crystal King, author of The Chef's Secret and Feast of SorrowReleased on: Ap   Novelist, broadcaster and critic Sarah Dunant is the author of eight novels. Her latest, The Birth of Venus, is a tale of art, passion and politics set in Renaissance an review of Author: Guardian Staff.

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A distinctively Roman Renaissance starting in the middle of the fifteenth century is the subject of Charles Stinger's celebrated study. Cultural history at its best, The Renaissance in Rome will inform both Renaissance and Reformation scholars, as well as general Cited by: This book on the Renaissance in Rome is already somewhat older (it dates from ) and it has a somewhat old-fashioned feel.

But to me it now seems indispensible in understanding the Renaissance city with its unsurpassed works by Bramante, Raphael and Michelangelo and its impressive cityscapes in the Vatican and on the Capitol Hill/5.

Rome as we know it is largely a creation of the Renaissance, restructured and risen anew from a neglected medieval town. This book traces the extraordinary works of painting, sculpture, and architecture commissioned by Rome's church and civic nobility Cited by: 1.

"Peter Partner is an established scholar, qualified by his research on The Papal State Under Martin Vand The Lands of St. Peterto write this general book on Renaissance Rome. The titles of the chapters of the book are tantalizing, and they indicate the breadth of issues under review: politics, economics, population, "noble life" and "daily life", and, finally, "the spirit of a city and the.

The Renaissance in Rome occupied a period from the midth to the midth centuries, a period which spawned such masters as Michelangelo and Raphael, who left an indelible mark on Western figurative city had been a magnet for artists wishing to study its classical ruins since the early s.

A revived interest in the Classics brought about the first archaeological study of Roman. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm.

Contents: A chronology of Renaissance popes and cardinals --I. Villeggiatura: profane and papal --Chapter affluent Italian and his country residence --The secularization of culture --Vigne --Chapter vacation retreat of the church dignitary --Vacationes generale --Fifteenth.

The Art of the Renaissance in Rome book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The city of Rome as we know it is largely a c /5.

Reality for Renaissance Romans was intricately bound up with the notion of Rome's mythic Renaissance in Rome is cultural history at its best.

It evokes the moods, myths, images, and symbols of the Eternal City, as they are manifested in the Liturgy, ceremony, festivals, oratory, art, and architecture of Renaissance Rome.

Renaissance architecture is the European architecture of the period between the early 14th and early 16th centuries in different regions, demonstrating a conscious revival and development of certain elements of ancient Greek and Roman thought and material culture. Stylistically, Renaissance architecture followed Gothic architecture and was succeeded by Baroque architecture.

The Renaissance in Rome. The 16th century is marked by the spread of the cultural movement of the period is characterized, throughout Italy, by the general renewal of all the arts.

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Get this from a library. The Renaissance in Rome. [Charles L Stinger] -- Probes the basic attitudes, the underlying values and the core convictions that Rome's intellectuals and artists experienced, lived for, and believed in from Pope Eugenius IV's reign to the Eternal.

The movement first expanded to other Italian city-states, such as Venice, Milan, Bologna, Ferrara and Rome. Then, during the 15th century, Renaissance. My book Diplomacy in Renaissance Rome is published by Cambridge University Press. Diplomacy in Renaissance Rome is an investigation of Renaissance diplomacy in practice.

Uniting rich but hitherto unexploited archival sources with recent insights from social and cultural history, it argues for the centrality of the papal court – and the city of Rome – in the formation of the modern European.

Used book in good condition. Shows typical wear. Sex, papal politics, the excesses of carnival in Renaissance Rome, Christendom confronting the Ottoman empire, scholars joyfully and dangerously dreaming about the glories of ancient Greece: one couldn't really ask for anything more., Although there is no conclusive evidence that a conspiracy.

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Cultural history at its best, The Renaissance in Rome will inform both Renaissance and Reformation scholars, as well as general readers fascinated and affected by the Eternal City. Author Bio CHARLES L. STINGER is Associate Dean and Professor of History at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

The Italian Renaissance is largely thought to have begun by the efforts and patronage of the Medici Family and other rich backers in Florence, Italy. Q: What made Italy the right spot for the Italian Renaissance.

France and England were engaged in the Hundred Years’ War. But Italy had the glory of ancient Rome and Greece and all the culture. In Renaissance Rome, ancient ruins were preserved as often as they were mined for their materials. Although the question of what to preserve and how continued to be subject to debate, preservation acquired renewed force and urgency in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries as the new papalcapital rose upon the ruins of the ancient city.

financial lifeblood of Rome - the papal tax that was harvested from Europe's peasantry. And so the Roman soil was fertilized again, for without wealth, no rebirth was possible. Here, in a short-form book from eminent British historian Sir J.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests. Rome to the Reformation Curriculum from My Father's World. Patricia St. John. ISBN: Onesimus is a slave. Eirene is a rich merchant's daughter. Renaissance art, painting, sculpture, architecture, music, and literature produced during the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries in Europe under the combined influences of an increased awareness of nature, a revival of classical learning, and a more individualistic view of rs no longer believe that the Renaissance marked an abrupt break with medieval values, as is suggested by the French.

The idea of a republican renaissance was never far from the minds of Rome's imperial elites. Naturally, after the fall of the Western empire in the fifth century A.D., the longing for the recovery of the majestic past of Rome intensified among the fragile or semibarbarous societies that succeeded the imperial order.

Rome in the Renaissance was built upon the vast success of its onetime glory, and though it came nowhere near that glory, it took advantage of it however it could. Since the Catholic Church dominated Rome, most of the chapters cover the Papacy in one way or another; other chapters cover Rome's economic life and how Rome dealt with the influx of 5/5(1).

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Roman Renaissance architects derived their main designs and inspirations from Roman and Greek classical models. Donato Bramante (–) was a key figure in Roman architecture during the High Renaissance. The Palazzo Farnese, one of the most important High Renaissance palaces in Rome, is a primary example of Renaissance Roman architecture.

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medieval monuments of Rome in the etchings by Giuseppe Vasi.The foremost Renaissance building types were the church, palazzo (urban mansion), and villa (country mansion). While various great names are associated with Renaissance church and palazzo design, the most famous villa architect by far is Palladio.

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