Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by Renaissance Society of America
Call Number: Ref. CB 361 .E52 1999
Publication Date: 1999-12-17
Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelle, Cesare Boria, Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, and Juan de Herrera - figures great and small, famous and little known. These volumes treat the full period of the Renaissance, from 1350 to 1650, encompassing Italy and the rest of Europe in the context of the broader world. It contains topical entries and biographies, articles on culture, literature, philosophy, religion, economics, politics, science, and the arts.