This volume shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. In an investigation of humanis culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch and demonstrates... read more
Ch. 1. Introduction
Ch. 2. The Birth of the New Aesthetic
Ch. 3. Padua and the Origins of Humanism
Ch. 4. Albertino Mussato and the Second Generation
Ch. 5. Florence and Vernacular Learning
Ch. 6. Petrarch, Father of Humanism?
Ch. 7. Coluccio Salutati
Ch. 8. The Revival of Oratory
Ch. 9. Leonardo Bruni
Ch. 10. The First Ciceronianism
Ch. 11. Conclusion
Index of Persons
Index of Places
Index of Subjects
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