In the Footsteps of the Ancients: The Origins of Humanism from Lovato to Bruni

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INDEX OF SUBJECTS
abacus school, 194–195, 444
active and contemplative lives, conflict between, 108, 186, 296, 327–30, 383, 385, 392–93, 419, 431, 458
Ad Herennium,16, 25, 89, 183–84, 204, 352–53, 363–64, 366, 374, 379, 381, 388, 414
Areopagites of Athens, 410
Albigensian Crusade, 47
allegory, 11–12, 246, 319, 323
Antenor, 56, 148
antiqui,37–39
ars arengandi,5, 183, 203, 354–55, 358–59, 379, 443
ars dictaminis,1, 2, 5–6, 16–17, 25, 57, 88– 89, 94, 133, 135–38, 165, 172, 182–83, 185, 203, 214–16, 226, 264–266, 269, 275, 294, 296, 303, 307–09, 310–11, 317, 351–55, 358, 362, 365, 374, 379, 443, 497, 509
ars predicandi,5, 203, 356–58, 362, 374, 379–80, 443
artes,35, 79–80
artes poetrie (manuals of poetic composition), 38–39, 76, 133, 143, 181, 203, 239
Arthurian cycle, 42
auctores,79, 202
Auliver,83
Bianchi,322
Belloveso, 487
Bible, 61, 159, 299–300, 362
birthday, celebration of, 118, 382
caritas. See patriotism, Salutati's.
Carmen de gestis Frederici I,67–68
Carolingian Renaissance, 12–13
Carolingian script, 93–94
cathedral library, 166–167, 279
cathedral schools, 14, 15, 16, 358
censors of Rome, 410
chancellor of Florence, duties of, 300
Chioggia, War of, 457
chivalric ethic, 61, 64, 197, 200, 209, 425–26, 493, 499
Christianity, 98, 157, 160, 186, 249, 252, 258; conflict with pagan literature, 157–161, 171, 245–246, 334–37, 400, 439; in early humanism, 108, 156–161, 250; value of pagan literature for, 245–246, 249, 252–255, 257, 259, 300, 319, 337, 382
Ciceronianism, 474–77, 493–94, 497– 505, 396–97, 387–91, 367–70, 385–87, 374–79, 338–46, 392–93, 432–33, 439– 42; Christian response to, 503–05 cittadini,83
civic ethic, 46, 55, 61, 64–65, 128–29, 173, 179, 197, 200–201, 209, 425–26, 442, 450, 483, 493, 499
civic humanism, 21, 386, 404–14, 419– 31, 455, 493–94, 499–505; 'signorial,' 386–87, 482–83, 493–94
classicism, 6, 28, 272, 290; French 6, 35
classicizing, 17–18, 24–25, 27–29, 36, 38– 39, 55, 65–68, 71, 73, 76, 78, 85, 99, 105, 114–16, 121, 128, 130, 132–134, 139, 141, 145, 163, 166, 168, 170, 173, 197, 200, 210, 219, 223, 226, 228, 233, 235, 246, 266, 270–273, 275, 298, 317, 320–22, 363, 369, 380, 404, 440, 443, 451, 453, 462, 474, 497, 500, 504, 509, 514; vs. classical, 28
colores rhetorici,8, 135, 235, 269, 301, 352, 390, 414, 464
communes, 40, 43–45, 51, 55, 82, 119, 129, 145, 147, 149, 155, 174–75, 199– 201, 212, 226, 237–38, 287, 296, 304, 308, 312, 354, 356, 371, 408, 464
Constance, Treaty of, 40, 44
contemplative life. See active and contemplative lives.
Conti di antichi cavalieri,180
court culture, 41, 48, 50–51, 54, 65, 197– 198, 496; Hohenstaufen (magna curia), 41, 50; Italian 41–42
cursus,26, 29, 136–138, 142, 165, 169, 185, 273, 301, 365, 368, 381, 509–14
Devotio moderna,245
dialect, Bolognese, 354–55; Roman, 181; Sicilian, 50, 176, 193; Tuscan, 21, 52,

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  • Title Page *
  • Table of Contents *
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Abbreviations xi
  • Chapter One - Introduction 1
  • Chapter Two - The Birth of the New Aesthetic 31
  • Chapter Three - Padua and the Origins of Humanism 81
  • Chapter Four - Albertino Mussato and the Second Generation 117
  • Chapter Five - Florence and Vernacular Learning 174
  • Chapter Six - Petrarch, Father of Humanism? 230
  • Chapter Seven - Coluccio Salutati 292
  • Chapter Eight - The Revival of Oratory 338
  • Chapter Nine - Leonardo Bruni 392
  • Chapter Ten - The First Ciceronianism 443
  • Chapter Eleven - Conclusion 495
  • Appendix 509
  • Bibliography 515
  • Index of Persons 549
  • Index of Places 556
  • Index of Subjects 558
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