The Portable Renaissance Reader; Edited by James Bruce Ross & Mary Martin McLaughlin
The golden age of Italy and Northern Europe, 1400-1600, shown forth in all its rich diversity in the writings of its acknowledged masters. Essential passages form the works of more than 100 fifteenth-and sixteenth-century thinkers and writers, including Erasmus, Cervantes, Boccaccio, Montaigne, Bodin, Dürer, Machiavelli, Guicciardini, Rabelais, Leonardo, Cellini, Copernicus, Galileo, Savonarola, Luther, and Calvin.
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