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Florence Redux

Jeff Mielke

in Living on the Edge in Leonardo's Florence

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780520241343
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520930995 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520241343.003.0006
Florence Redux

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This chapter discusses Florence as a center for researches and investigations into the Italian Renaissance. It discusses Florentine's historiography, which had been the focus of numerous studies on the Renaissance. However, the chapter also discusses the gradual weakening of Florence's historiography and of its status as the sole creator of the Renaissance culture.

Keywords: Florence; Italian Renaissance; Florentine's historiography; Renaissance; historiography; Renaissance culture

Chapter.  3455 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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