Rome reborn : the Vatican Library and Renaissance culture /

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Library of Congress.
Other Authors: Grafton, Anthony.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington : Vatican City : Library of Congress, in association with ; Biblioteca apostolica vaticana, 1993.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Vatican and its library / Anthony Grafton
  • The popes and humanism / James Hankins
  • The ancient city restored : archaeology, ecclesiastical history, and Egyptology / Anthony Grafton
  • The recovery of the exact sciences of antiquity : mathematics, astronomy, geography / N.M. Swerdlow
  • Life sciences and medicine in the Renaissance world / Nancy G. Siraisi
  • Music and the Renaissance papacy : the papal choir and the fondo cappella Sistina / Richard Sherr
  • Eastern churches and Western scholarship / Alastair Hamilton
  • Paper obelisks : East Asia in the Vatican vaults / Howard L. Goodman.