Post-classical history

A Short History of the Italian Renaissance

A Short History of the Italian Renaissance

Renaissance Italy lies at the heart of modern western culture. This creativity extended far beyond the visual arts and architecture: dress history, dance history, food history, ritual and ceremonial all contributed to this vibrant rebirth.

Introduction

Chapter 1. What, Where, When, Whose?

Chapter 2. The Renaissance and the Ancient

Chapter 3. The Renaissance and the Modern

Chapter 4. Identity and the Self

Chapter 5. Renaissance Man

Chapter 6. Renaissance Woman

Chapter 7. Conclusion

Notes