The cambridge companion to renaissance humanism

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The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism by Jill Kraye

I loved this book enough I ended up purchasing my own copy. A collection of fourteen different essays covering different issues concerning Humanism. My favourite essays are Philologists and Philosophers by Jill Kraye and Classical Scholarship by Michael D Reeve. From reading those essays I developed a keen interest in translation movements and medieval philosophy which was surprising because I had originally read the book to understand some of the intellectual background about renaissance art and literature.
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The Cambridge companion to Renaissance humanism

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The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Humanism. Jill Kraye , Kraye Jill. From the fourteenth to the seventeenth century, humanism played a key role in European culture. Beginning as a movement based on the recovery, interpretation and imitation of ancient Greek and Roman texts and the archaeological study of the physical remains of antiquity, humanism turned into a dynamic cultural programme, influencing almost every facet of Renaissance intellectual life. The fourteen essays in this volume deal with all aspects of the movement, from language learning to the development of science, from the effect of humanism on biblical study to its influence on art, from its Italian origins to its manifestations in the literature of More, Sidney and Shakespeare.

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