In the footsteps of the ancients : the origins of humanism from Lovato to Bruni / by Ronald G. Witt.

This study shows the stages of intellectual development through which humanism emerged as a European phenomenon. An investigation of humanist culture in Italy between 1260 and 1340 shows how classical Roman rhetorical forms took root in Italy two generations before Petrarch.

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Main Author: Witt, Ronald G. (Author)
Format: Electronic
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000.
Series:Studies in medieval and Reformation thought ; v. 74.
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