HIEU201Lecture29

HIEU201Lecture29 - HIEU 201 Nov 7th 2008 Renaissance...

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HIEU 201 Nov 7 th , 2008 1. Disclaimer on the 14 th Century Crisis a. There was NO Malthusian crisis ( pace Noble, et. al.) 2. Elements of Humanism in Italy a. Ad fontes --back to the sources: manuscript collection & critical editions b. Philology c. Humanist curriculum i. Grammar, rhetoric, ethics, history, poetry ii. Liberal arts = best for free people iii. “pursuit of eloquence (Hanna Holborn Grey)” iv. favorite genres: critical edition, oration, letter, dialogue 1. Seneca, Cicero, Tacitus 3. Renaissance Material Culture a. Wealth and the Demand for Art in Italy i. Private Demand for Luxury Goods ii. Church Building under influence of Mendicant Orders 1. Communal Government 2. Court Demands for Art: Gonzaga Court at Mantua, Papacy b. Art as Renaissance of Classical Values and Models c. Three Stages of Renaissance Art : Giorgio Vasari (1511-1574): Lives of the Artists i. Early Renaissance 1. Giotto di Bondone of Florence (1266-1337) a. Arena Chapel in Padua (1303-1314): narrative fresco ii. 1. Lorenzo Ghiberti (1378-1455) a. Baptistry Doors 2. Filippo Brunelleschi (1377-1446) a. Dome 3. Mascaccio (1401- ca. 1428)
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course HIEU 201 taught by Professor Ridenhour during the Spring '08 term at UVA.

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