The Renaissance: A History of Civilization in Italy from 1304 - 1576 AD, The Story of Civilization, Volume 5 (Unabridged) - Will Durant

The Renaissance: A History of Civilization in Italy from 1304 - 1576 AD, The Story of Civilization, Volume 5 (Unabridged)

By Will Durant

  • Release Date: 2014-09-22
  • Genre: Arts & Entertainment
  • ℗ © 2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Summary : The Renaissance: A History of Civilization in Italy from 1304 - 1576 AD, The Story of Civilization, Volume 5 (Unabridged)

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 paintings, 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.

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