The chronicle of Le Murate (eBook, 2011) []
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Giustina Niccolini; Saundra Lynn Weddle; Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.; Iter (Toronto, Ont.)
ISBN: 9780772721082 0772721084 9780772721099 0772721092
OCLC Number: 1097312566
Notes: Translation of: Cronache del v. monastero di Santa Maria Annuntiata de le Murate di Fiorenza.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 361 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments xiiiIntroduction 1The Other Voice 1Historical Contexts 3The Role of Convents in Women's Experiences in Renaissance Florence 3Political Alliances and Patronage Ties 12Religious Reform 16The Author: Sister Giustina Niccolini 20The Chronicle 22Characteristic Features 22Chronological Framework 24Renaissance Art in the Chronicle 30Afterlife of the Chronicle 33Note on the Text and Translation 38List of Abbreviations 39The Chronicle of Santissima Annunziata delle Murate 41[Introductory Letter] 42[Preface] 44[Early Years on the Rubaconte Bridge, 1390-1424] 48[Early Years on Via Ghibellina, 1424-1439] 56[The Abbacy of Sister Scolastica Rondinelli, 1439-1475] 73[A Period of Instability, 1475-1530] 123[New Patterns of Patronage, 1530-1567] 186[The Council of Trent's Decrees and Beyond, 1567-1598] 213Bibliography 337Index 345
Series Title: ITER E-Books.; Other voice in early modern Europe., Toronto series ;, 12.
Responsibility: Giustina Niccolini ; edited and translated by Saundra Weddle.


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