THE I TATTI RENAISSANCE LIBRARY
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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674987524

Publication Date: 09/17/2019

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400 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

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Ianziti’s extraordinarily accurate and refined translation—based on Massimo Zaggia’s superb edition of the Latin texts—allows the modern reader to thoroughly approach Decembrio’s style and his idea of humanistic biography… There is no doubt that this publication represents one of the best testimonies of the renewed interest in the works of Pier Candido Decembrio, a champion of Italian humanism.—Natale Vacalebre, Renaissance Quarterly

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