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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... warrior and art patron 1504 Spanish viceroy established in Naples 1506
Leonardo da Vinci finishes Mona Lisa 1507 Foundations laid for the new St.
Peter's Church 1508-20 Raphael paints at the Vatican 1509 Venetians, routed at
the Battle ...
When, in 1450, Pope Nicholas V founded what soon became the great Vatican
Library, he owned only twelve hundred volumes, all handwritten. By 1600, Italy
had libraries with many thousands, most of them printed. The early Renaissance
The most famous belvedere, a long, high passage atop the Vatican, still bears the
name and murals by Raphael's workshop. Roofed for shade and lit by ample
windows, these elevated perches let one catch the sun or breeze while chatting ...
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