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|Named Person:||Eugene, Pope; Eugenius IV, paus; Eugene, Pope|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Elizabeth M McCahill
|Description:||288 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Rome's third founder? Martin V. Niccolò Signorili, and Roman revival, 1420-1431 --
In the theater of lies: curial humanists on the benefits and evils of courtly life --
A reign subject to fortune: guides to survival at the court of Eugenius IV --
Curial plans for the reform of the Church --
Acting as the one true pope: Eugenius IV and papal ceremonial --
Eugenius IV, Biondo Flavio, Filarete, and the rebuilding of Rome.
Using unknown and little-studied sources, Elizabeth McCahill argues that Rome in the first half of the fifteenth century represented a site of intense study, contemporary cultural fascination, and,