The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy
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The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy

By Jacob Burckhardt
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  • THE CIVILISATION   OF   THE RENAISSANCE IN   ITALY
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PART I. THE STATE AS A WORK OF ART.
    • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER II. THE TYRANNY OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY.
    • CHAPTER III. THE TYRANNY OF THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE PETTY TYRANNIES.
    • CHAPTER V. THE GREATER DYNASTIES.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE OPPONENTS OF TYRANNY.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE REPUBLICS: VENICE AND FLORENCE.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE FOREIGN POLICY OF THE ITALIAN STATES.
    • CHAPTER IX. WAR AS A WORK OF ART.
    • CHAPTER X. THE PAPACY AND ITS DANGERS.
  • PART II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE INDIVIDUAL.
    • CHAPTER I. THE ITALIAN STATE AND THE INDIVIDUAL.
    • CHAPTER II. THE PERFECTING OF THE INDIVIDUAL.
    • CHAPTER III. THE MODERN IDEA OF FAME.
    • CHAPTER IV. MODERN WIT AND SATIRE.
  • PART III. THE REVIVAL OF ANTIQUITY.
    • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.
    • CHAPTER II. ROME, THE CITY OF RUINS.
    • CHAPTER III. THE OLD AUTHORS.
    • CHAPTER IV. HUMANISM IN THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY.
    • CHAPTER V. THE UNIVERSITIES AND SCHOOLS.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE FURTHERERS OF HUMANISM.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE REPRODUCTION OF ANTIQUITY: LATIN CORRESPONDENCE AND ORATIONS.
    • CHAPTER VIII. LATIN TREATISES AND HISTORY.
    • CHAPTER IX. GENERAL LATINISATION OF CULTURE.
    • CHAPTER X. MODERN LATIN POETRY.
    • CHAPTER XI. FALL OF THE HUMANISTS IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY.
  • PART IV. THE DISCOVERY OF THE WORLD AND OF MAN.
    • CHAPTER I. JOURNEYS OF THE ITALIANS.
    • CHAPTER II. NATURAL SCIENCE IN ITALY.
    • CHAPTER III. THE DISCOVERY OF NATURAL BEAUTY.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE DISCOVERY OF MAN. SPIRITUAL DESCRIPTION IN POETRY.
    • CHAPTER V. BIOGRAPHY.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE DESCRIPTION OF NATIONS AND CITIES.
    • CHAPTER VII. DESCRIPTION OF THE OUTWARD MAN.
    • CHAPTER VIII. DESCRIPTIONS OF LIFE IN MOVEMENT.
  • PART V. SOCIETY AND FESTIVALS.
    • CHAPTER I. THE EQUALISATION OF CLASSES.
    • CHAPTER II. THE OUTWARD REFINEMENT OF LIFE.
    • CHAPTER III. LANGUAGE AS THE BASIS OF SOCIAL INTERCOURSE.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE HIGHER FORMS OF SOCIETY.
    • CHAPTER V. THE PERFECT MAN OF SOCIETY.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE POSITION OF WOMEN.
    • CHAPTER VII. DOMESTIC ECONOMY.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE FESTIVALS.
  • PART VI. MORALITY AND RELIGION.
    • CHAPTER I. MORALITY.
    • CHAPTER II. RELIGION IN DAILY LIFE.
    • CHAPTER III. RELIGION AND THE SPIRIT OF THE RENAISSANCE.
    • CHAPTER IV. MIXTURE OF ANCIENT AND MODERN SUPERSTITION.
    • CHAPTER V. GENERAL DISINTEGRATION OF BELIEF.
    • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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