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Death and ritual in Renaissance Florence

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Johns Hopkins University Press , Baltimore
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Italy -- Florence -- History., Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence., Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government., Florence (Italy) -- Social life and cus

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Florence (Italy), Italy, Florence, Flor

StatementSharon T. Strocchia.
SeriesThe Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, 110th ser., 1
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LC ClassificationsGT3252.F56 S76 1992
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Paginationxix, 308 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1699883M
ISBN 100801843642
LC Control Number92000068

Death and Ritual in Renaissance Florence (The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science) Hardcover – October 1, Cited by: In Death and Ritual in Renaissance Florence, Sharon Strocchia shows how these death rites - especially civic funerals - reflected Florence's quick rise to commercial wealth in the fourteenth.

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By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo the Magnificent they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the /5.

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