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A Sudden Terror : The Plot to Murder the Pope in Renaissance Rome / Anthony F. D'Elia.

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Author/Creator:
D'Elia, Anthony F., author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, [2009]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Subjects:
Conspiracies -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- To 1500.
Humanism -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- To 1500.
Humanists -- Italy -- Rome -- Biography.
Papacy -- History -- 1447-1565.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Rome.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
D'Elia offers a compelling, surprising story that reveals a Renaissance world that witnessed the rebirth of interest in the classics, a thriving homoerotic culture, the clash of Christian and pagan values, the contest between republicanism and a papal monarchy, and tensions separating Christian Europeans and Muslim Turks.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
1. Carnival to Lent
2. The Price of Magnificence
3. Lessons of Rebellions Past
4. A Pagan Renaissance: Sodomy and the Classical Tradition
5. Consorting with the Enemy: Mehmet II and the Ottoman Threat
6. The Emperor's Tomb
7. Humanism Imprisoned
Epilogue
Notes
Acknowledgments
Select Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780674053724
OCLC:
648759749
Publisher Number:
10.4159/9780674053724 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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