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Living well in Renaissance Italy

Timothy Kircher

Living well in Renaissance Italy

the virtues of humanism and the irony of Leon Battista Alberti

by Timothy Kircher

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Published by Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Tempe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Humanism in literature,
  • Humanists,
  • Renaissance Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTimothy Kircher
    SeriesMedieval and renaissance texts and studies -- v. 423
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4562.A6 Z66 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25139344M
    ISBN 109780866984713
    LC Control Number2011047949

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