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Published: 27 September 2017

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198791089

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The Intellectual Struggle for Florence

Humanists and the Beginnings of the Medici Regime, 1420-1440

Arthur Field

  • Provides a unique interpretation of Florence in the early fifteenth century, which is generally regarded as the epicenter of the early Renaissance
  • Offers a social and political interpretation of the early Renaissance
  • Relates fifteenth-century social and political conflicts to the history of ideas
  • Studies the intellectual world of leading thinkers, such as Leonardo Bruni, Francesco Filelfo, Niccolo Niccoli, and Poggio Bracciolini

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