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The Oxford dictionary of the Renaissance

by Campbell, Gordon

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Renaissance -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesDictionary of the Renaissance
    StatementGordon Campbell.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB361 .C27 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 862 p. :
    Number of Pages862
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3566249M
    ISBN 100198601751
    LC Control Number2002042560

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The Oxford dictionary of the Renaissance by Campbell, Gordon Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (Scribner, ) contains 1, articles ranging from one-half to nearly 50 pages in length. The Oxford Dictionary has significantly more (if generally much shorter) entries; in our sample of 86 entries, 30 were not found in the Encyclopedia of the Renaissance by: 7.

Gordon Campbell. This dictionary provides rich detail on all aspects of the Renaissance in 14 th to 17 th century Europe. It includes comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the period. The text explores the influence that this intense intellectual and cultural revival continues to have on modern thought and society.

The Oxford Dictionary Of The Renaissance. Beginning in the early 14th century and continuing into the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance was a period of intense intellectual and cultural activity, the fruits of which have had a profound impact on the thought, culture, philosophy, painting and sculpture, and writing of Europe and the wider world ever since/5(4).

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance. The word ''renaissance'', French for ''rebirth'', perfectly describes the intellectual and cultural revival experienced in Europe, starting early in the. The Oxford dictionary of the Renaissance.

[Gordon Campbell] -- Beginning in the early 14th century and continuing into the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance was a period of intense intellectual and cultural activity, the fruits of which have had a Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Description The word 'renaissance', French for 'rebirth', perfectly describes the intellectual and cultural revival experienced in Europe, starting early in the 14th century and ending early in the 17th century/5(4).

Oxford dictionary of renaissance Gordon Campbell Beginning in the early 14th century and continuing into the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance was a period of intense intellectual and cultural activity, the fruits of which have had a profound impact on the thought, culture, philosophy, painting and sculpture, and writing of Europe and the wider world ever since.

Gordon Campbell is Fellow in Renaissance Studies at the University of Leicester, and is a Fellow of the British Academy. In January he was presented with the Longman History Today Trustees Award (for lifetime contribution to history). He has authored and edited many books including The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance (); Renaissance Art and Architecture (); John /5(10).

Synopsis The word 'renaissance', French for 'rebirth', perfectly describes the intellectual and cultural revival experienced in Europe, starting early in the 14th century and ending early in the 17th : Gordon Campbell. Definition of renaissance noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary.

Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to provide targeted advertising and track usage.

Surveys the aspects of the Renaissance in Europe beginning in and ending at This work contains about 4, A-Z entries, which cover a spectrum of topics from art to philosophy, from religion to economics. It covers a geographical area including all of modern Europe and Eastern Europe.

Edited by Robert E. Bjork The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential new reference work covering all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from to A.D., as well as the Byzantine Empire, Islamic dynasties, and Asiatic peoples of the era.

Summary The word 'renaissance', French for 'rebirth', perfectly describes the intellectual and cultural revival experienced in Europe, starting early in the 14th century and ending early in the 17th century.

Instead of 6, pages in four volumes, the Dictionary published under the imposing name A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles – contained overwords and phrases in ten volumes. Sadly, Murray did not live to see the completion of his great work; he died in Inthe title The Oxford English Dictionary was first used unofficially on the covers of the series, and in the full dictionary was republished in ten bound volumes.

Inthe title The Oxford English Dictionary fully replaced the former name in all occurrences in its reprinting as twelve volumes with a one-volume supplement. noun 1 The revival of European art and literature under the influence of classical models in the 14th–16th centuries.

The culture and style of art and architecture developed during the Renaissance. ‘With the arrival of the Sforza in the midth century, Milan began to develop a Renaissance style, at times directly imported from Tuscany.’. The largest and most trusted free online dictionary for learners of British and American English with definitions, pictures, example sentences, synonyms, antonyms, word origins, audio pronunciation, and more.

Look up the meanings of words, abbreviations, phrases, and idioms in our free English Dictionary. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

An online dictionary explaining the meanings and origins of more t British and Irish surnames is being made accessible to all in the hope that it might help bring families separated by. Accompanied by almost color and more than black and white illustrations, the 1, pages of this title include hundreds of entries on artists and 5/5(1).

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It is informed by the most up-to-date evidence from the largest language research programme in the world, including the two-billion-word Oxford English s: The OED is the definitive record of the English language, featuringwords, 3 million quotations, and over 1, years of English.renaissance meaning: 1.

a new growth of activity or interest in something, especially art, literature, or music: 2. the. Learn more.