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The Renaissance of the twelfth century

Author: Charles Homer Haskins
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1955.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Haskins, Charles Homer, 1870-1937.
Renaissance of the twelfth century.
Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1955
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Homer Haskins
ISBN: 0674760751 9780674760752
OCLC Number: 6161223
Description: viii, 437 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The historical background --
Intellectual centres --
Books and libraries --
The revival of the Latin classics --
The Latin language --
Latin poetry --
The revival of jurisprudence --
Historical writing --
The translators from Greek and Arabic --
The revival of science --
The revival of philosophy --
The beginnings of universities.
Responsibility: by Charles Homer Haskins.


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It is not only exquisitely written but it is solid and profound. * Yale Review *

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