Renaissance Lives: Portraits of an Age

 
Renaissance Lives: Portraits of an Age by Theodore Rabb
Author: 
Published: 
December, 2000
ISBN: 
978-0465068005
Publisher: 
Basic Books

Fifteen brilliantly potted biographies of the Renaissance era’s most creative and vivid figures, fascinating individuals who embody the hopes, discoveries, and struggles of an age that gave birth to the modern world. Their stories make us see anew the profound transformations of an entire era that took for its name a word meaning "rebirth.”

Area of Interest: 
Cultural History
Political History
Period: 
15th & 16th Centuries
17th & 18th Centuries
Region: 
Europe