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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Patrician lady. [Bertelli] The aristocracies of Renaissance Italian cities varied in
origins and evolution. Depending on the place, this class Patricians and might
include urban-dwelling members of the rural, feu- Nobles dal nobility. In the
All this high culture enhanced and legitimated patrician superiority. In the
sixteenth century, many patricians waxed aristocratic in tastes and values; more
and more their culture took on a courtly cast. PROFILE: ALESSANDRA
The family names that in modern European cultures routinely pass from
generation to generation were current only in some parts of Renaissance society.
Lineages of nobles and patricians proudly called themselves by these collecrive
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