Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism

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Philology
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A. Italy in the 14th and 15th centuriesA.1. Dawn of Humanism

The Renaissance and Humanism, the beginnings of which in the 14th cent. are associated with the name of Petrarch, could not have happened without the French High Middle Ages [15.280]. It was here that the writings of Aristotle, albeit in Latin translation, became influential, and here also that Vincent de Beauvais in the mid-13th cent. wrote his Specula; from Belgium in the 13th cent., a certain Francesco moreover brought the only codex of Catullus to Verona. The region of Northern Italy around Padua a…

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Thurn, Nikolaus (Berlin), “Philology”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements II - Volume 8 : The Reception of Antiquity in Renaissance Humanism, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2017). Original German-language edition: Renaissance-Humanismus. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 2. Staffel, herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 9. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2014). Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-3418_bnps8_SIM_004933>
First published online: 2015



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