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Schomp, Virginia.

Summary: Discusses how and why the Renaissance began in Italy, the cultural and intellectual achievements of the Italian Renaissance, and the lasting effects of these achievements on Western civilization.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Benchmark Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 945.05 SCH

Morley, Jacqueline.

Summary: Surveys the history, culture, politics, and architecture of Florence during the Italian Renaissance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: P. Bedrick Books 1996

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 945.05 MOR

Bartlett, Kenneth R.

Summary: "This course traces the development of the Italian city-states of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, showing how the modern nation of Italy was forged out of the rivalries, allegiances, and traditions of a vibrant and diverse people"--Publisher's web site.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2007

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 ITA
Call number: DVD 937 ITA PART 1
Call number: DVD 937 ITA PART 2

Luzzi, Joseph.

Summary: "A charming, informative personal history that blends the anecdotal, historical, and downright unusual The child of Italian immigrants and an award-winning scholar of Italian literature, in My Two Italies Joseph Luzzi straddles these two perspectives tolink his family's dramatic story to Italy's north-south divide, its quest for a unifying language, and its passion for art, food, and family. ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus & Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LUZZI, JOSEPH LUZ

Hollingsworth, Mary

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries was an era of dramatic political, religious, and cultural change in the Italian peninsula, witnessing major innovations in the visual arts, literature, music, and science. Princes of the Renaissance charts these developments in a sequence of eleven chapters, each of which is devoted to two or three princely characters with a cast of minor ones--from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.1 HOL

Ackroyd, Peter

Summary: A glittering, evocative, fascinating, story-filled portrait of Venice, the ultimate city, embracing facts and romance, history and artists, carnival masks and leper colonies, wars and sieges, and scandals and seductions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 ACK

Forsyth, Kate

Summary: After Margherita's father steals parsley from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leonelli, he is threatened with having both hands cut off, unless he and his wife relinquish their precious little girl. Selena is the famous red-haired muse of the artist Tiziano, first painted by him in 1512 and still inspiring him at the time of his death. She is at the center of Renaissance life in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

Mautner, Raeleen D'Agostino.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.7 MAU

Hofmann, Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945 HOF

Summary: In twenty-four lectures on Pompeii, eminent classicist and Professor Steven L. Tuck resurrects the long-lost lives of aristocrats, merchants, slaves, and other individuals from this imperial Roman city--made famous for its demise after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. The result is an unprecedented view of life as it was lived in this ancient culture and an opportunity to discover...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 POM
Call number: DVD 937 POM

Longo, Davide

Summary: In this dystopian, post-apocalyptic literary novel, Italy is on the brink of collapse: borders are closed, banks are refusing to distribute money to their clients, the postal service is shuttered, and food supplies are running short. Armed gangs of drug-fueled youth rampage through the countryside as the nation descends into chaos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MacLehose Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LON

Summary: Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL

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