Encyclopedia of the Renaissance: Galen-Lyon

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance: Galen-Lyon

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qConceived and produced in association with the Renaissance society of America, this work presents a panoramic view of the cultural movement and the period of history beginning in Italy from approximately 1350, broadening geographically to include the rest of Europe by the middle-to-late-15th century, and ending in the early 17th century. Each of the nearly 1, 200 entries provides a learned and succint account suitable for inquiring readers at several levels. These readable essays covering the arts and letters, in addition to everyday life, will be appreciated by general readers and high-school students. The thoughtful analyses will enlighten college students and delight scholars. A selctive bibliography of primary and secondary sources for further study follows each article.q--qOutstanding reference sources 2000q, American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.Kabbalah-inspired religious poetry in Italy (such as Mordecai Datoa#39;s She- men arev [Pleasant oil; Venice, 1570]), which was compiled ... evidenced by the reappearance of Hebrew love poetry and Hebrew sonnetry, which had also declined when Im- manuel fell into disfavor. ... Religious lyrics, many of which were adapted to popular melodies, whether Turkish, Greek, or Italian, tended to use free rhythm.

Title:Encyclopedia of the Renaissance: Galen-Lyon
Author: Paul F. Grendler, Renaissance Society of America
Publisher:New York : Scribner's - 1999-01-01

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