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The Story of Civilization: Part V - The Renaissance: A History of Civilization in Italy from 1304-1576 A.D.
The Story of Civilization Part V - The Renaissance A History of Civilization in Italy from 1304-1576 AD Author:Will Durant An engrossing volume on the Italian Renaissance by Pulitzer Prize - winning historian Will Durant — The fifth volume of Durant's acclaimed Story of Civilization,The Renaissance chronicles the history of Italy from1304 to 1576. In this masterful work, listeners will encounter — the poets Petrarch and Boccaccio, the fathers ofthe Renaissance; — the p... more »aintings, sculptures, and architecture ofMilan, Florence, and Venice;
the life and accomplishments of Leonardo DaVinci;
the Catholic church and the popes of Avignon and Rome;
the politicians and philosophers of Italy,including the Borgia family, Julius II, and Machiavelli;
the Italian Wars, the conflicts with France, and the country's decline.« less