Cover: The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century in PAPERBACK

The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century

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$38.50 • £30.95 • €34.50

ISBN 9780674760752

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

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439 pages

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The Italian Renaissance was preceded, structured, and, to a significant extent, determined by the Renaissance of the twelfth century which saw the culmination of Romanesque art and the beginnings of the Gothic; the emergence of vernacular languages; the revival of Latin classics, poetry, and Roman law; the recovery of Greek Science and much Greek philosophy; the origins of universities, towns, and the sovereign state.

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