Daily Life in Renaissance Italy
Discover what life was like for ordinary people living in Renaissance Italy. How was their society organized? What were their homes like? What dangers did they face? These and other questions are answered in detail to provide the reader with a unique view of the world of the Italian Renaissance. A multitude of settings and socioeconomic backgrounds are presented, from urban life to country life, from upper-class to peasant-class, to paint a full portrait of the different kinds of existence of people of this culture.
Recipes, profiles of actual individuals, and over 40 illustrations help bring the period to life. Learn what they ate, what their homes were like, how they spent their leisure time, what their work was like, and much more. Modern readers will be surprised to find fundamental similarities between our lives today and the lives of these people living over 500 years ago, as well as to discover that many of the perceptions they may have of this time period are inaccurate.
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Nevertheless, almost always, nature contributed by delivering too much water, or
too little, or excessive heat, or unseasonable frost, damaging the harvest, so that
a district could not feed itself. Nevertheless, there was often more to it; war could
It is true that courtiers at their games and lovers paying court played at putting
ladies on a pedestal; nevertheless, everyone recognized the transparent
artificiality of such an inversion of the proper order of the world. A second
determinant of ...
Nevertheless, they can point to some general patterns. As with us, but worse, the
winters, when families huddled in damp, close quarters, were the season for
respiratory infections, including bronchitis and influenza, at times deadly, and ...
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