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The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy`

by Jacob Burckhardt

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Published by Hard Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages254
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Open LibraryOL11684137M
ISBN 101406923109
ISBN 109781406923100

About this Item: Penguin Books Ltd Allen Lane, , London, United Kingdom, Soft Cover. Condition. Ottimo (Fine). Penguin UK, 19/0. as new. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy Penguin Classics 03 October Paperback (B Format), pages Penguin Books Ltd London, UK ISBN X Dimensions in millimetres: x x 19 . 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 : Random House Publishing Group.

About The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. Jacob Burckhardt was born in in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in Rich in its. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burckhardt, Jacob, Civilisation of the renaissance in Italy. London, George Allen and Unwin [].

Get this from a library! The civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. [Jacob Burckhardt; S G C Middlemore; Peter Burke; Peter Murray] -- Studies the culture which emerged in Italy during the Renaissance, focusing on developments in statecraft, art, and literature. The famous Renaissance historian Jacob Burkhardt argues in his essay, Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, that the Renaissance was, as an historical event, the transition from medieval times, during which the focus of all life had been religion, to modern times, in which that focus expanded to include learning, rationality, and realism.


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He moved to the Zurich Polytechnic as Professor of Architecture and History inwhich is where he wrote The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.

In he returned to Basel, where he lived for his work as a teacher at the by:   Burckhardt is best known for his books “The History of the Renaissance in Italy” and “The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy.” Burckhardt considered the study of ancient history an intellectual necessity and was a highly respected scholar of Greek civilization/5(67).

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).

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The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. 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 individual as we know it. The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook.

The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance brings together a selection of primary source documents designed to introduce students to the richness of the period.

Jacob Burckhardt was born in in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel.

His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in /5(7). THE CIVILIZATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY By Jacob Burckhardt Translated by S. Middlemore, Part I The state as a work of art introduction This work bears the title of an essay in the strictest sense of the word.

No one is more con-scious than the writer with what limited means and strength he has addressed himself to a task. ‎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 the Italian city-states of Florence, Venice and Rome as p /5(3). 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(52). 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).

Within the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Burckhardt finds the first stirrings of the modern world and, in the Renaissance Italian, the first modern man.

His book-length essay includes discussions of all aspects of Italian civilization: art, fashion, literature, and the music of the time, as well as the flourishing of intellectual and. About The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. 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.

This authoritative study by a distinguished scholar presents a brilliant panorama of Italian Renaissance life, explaining how and why the period constituted a cultural revolution.

It traces the influences of classical antiquity on the age's thinkers and artists and chronicles the revival of humanism, the conflict between church and empire, and the rise of both the modern state and. "The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance" brings together a selection of primary source documents designed to introduce students to the richness of the period.

For this edition, a new chapter on Dante and his time provides a useful transition to the Renaissance from the culture of the Middle Ages/5. 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). Burckhardt is best known for his books "The History of the Renaissance in Italy" and "The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy." Burckhardt considered the study of ancient history an intellectual necessity and was a highly respected scholar of Greek civilization.3/5(2).The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance brings together a selection of primary source documents designed to introduce students to the richness of the period.

For this edition, a new chapter on Dante and his time provides a useful transition to the Renaissance from the culture of the Middle Ages.