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Isabella d'Este : a Renaissance princess

Author: Christine Shaw, (Italian Renaissance historian)
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
Series: Routledge historical biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture, and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a rounded account of the full range of her activities and interests, from her childhood to her final years as a dowager and considers Isabella d'Este not as an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shaw, Christine (Italian Renaissance historian).
Isabella d'Este.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
(DLC) 2018059199
Named Person: Isabella d'Este, consort of Francesco II Gonzaga Marquis of Mantua; Isabella d'Este, consort of Francesco II Gonzaga Marquis of Mantua; Isabella, Mantua MarkgraÌ#x88;fin; Isabella, Mantua Markgräfin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Shaw, (Italian Renaissance historian)
ISBN: 9780367002497 0367002493 9780367002473 0367002477
OCLC Number: 1079399531
Description: 312 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: "Isabella d'Este, granddaughter and niece of Aragonese kings, daughter and sister of dukes of Ferrara, wife and mother of Gonzaga marquises" --
A child in Ferrara --
Wife and consort --
Always an Este --
Patron and collector --
The first lady --
The traveller --
The dowager.
Series Title: Routledge historical biographies.
Responsibility: Christine Shaw.

Abstract:

"Isabella d'Este, Marchioness of Mantua (1474-1539), is one of the most studied figures of Renaissance Italy, as an epitome of Renaissance court culture, and as a woman having an unusually prominent role in the politics of her day. This biography provides a rounded account of the full range of her activities and interests, from her childhood to her final years as a dowager and considers Isabella d'Este not as an icon but as a woman of her time and place in the world"--

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