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Humanism and Education in Medieval and Renaissance Italy: Tradition and Innovation in Latin Schools from the Twelfth to the Fifteenth Century
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Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Publication date April 30, 2007
Pages 489
Binding Paperback
Edition 1
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780521036122
ISBN-10 0521036127
Dimensions 1.50 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.65 lbs.
Original list price $59.99
Other format details university press
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The claim, central to many interpretations of the Renaissance, that humanists introduced a revolution in the classroom is refuted in Robert Black's masterly survey, based on over 500 manuscript school books. He shows that the study of classical texts in schools reached a high point in the twelfth century, followed by a collapse in the thirteenth as universities rose in influence. It was not until the later 1400s that humanism had a significant impact in the schoolroom, as Italian teaching, particularly at elementary levels, remained strongly traditional throughout the fifteenth century.

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9780521036122 | details & prices | 489 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $59.99
About: The claim, central to many interpretations of the Renaissance, that humanists introduced a revolution in the classroom is refuted in Robert Black's masterly survey, based on over 500 manuscript school books.

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