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Reviving the Eternal City

Rome and the Papal Court, 1420-1447

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$62.00 • £53.95 • €56.95

ISBN 9780674724532

Publication Date: 10/28/2013


302 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

15 halftones, 1 map

Villa I Tatti > I Tatti Studies in Italian Renaissance History


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  • List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction: Rome ca. 1420
  • 1. Rome’s Third Founder? Martin V, Niccolò Signorili, and Roman Revival, 1420–1431
  • 2. In the Theater of Lies: Curial Humanists on the Benefits and Evils of Courtly Life
  • 3. A Reign Subject to Fortune: Guides to Survival at the Court of Eugenius IV
  • 4. Curial Plans for the Reform of the Church
  • 5. Acting as the One True Pope: Eugenius IV and Papal Ceremonial
  • 6. Eugenius IV, Biondo Flavio, Filarete, and the Rebuilding of Rome
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Illustrations:
    • Following Introduction:
      • Map of fifteenth-century Rome
    • Following Chapter 1: Santa Maria Maggiore Triptych
      • Figure 1. Masolino, Miracle of the Snow
      • Figure 2. Masaccio, Saints Jerome and John the Baptist
      • Figure 3. Masolino, Saints John the Evangelist and Martin of Tours
      • Figure 4. Masolino, Assumption
      • Figure 5. Masolino, Saints Gregory the Great and Matthias
      • Figure 6. Masolino, Saints Peter and Paul
    • Following Chapter 6:
      • Figure 7. Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 8a Christ and 8b Mary, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 9a Saint Paul and 9b Saint Peter with Eugenius IV, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 10. Martyrdom of Saint Paul, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 11. Martyrdom of Saint Peter, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 12a Greeks Leaving Constantinople and 12b Meeting of Emperor Giovanni Palaeologus and Eugenius IV, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 13a Council of Florence and 13b Greeks Departing for Constantinople, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 14a Union with the Copts and 14b The Copts Tour Rome, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors
      • Figure 15a Coronation of the Emperor Sigismundo and 15b Eugenius and Sigismundo Process to the Castel Sant’Angelo, detail from Filarete’s bronze doors

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