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Dino Compagni's Chronicle of Florence

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Hardback. 1986. University of Pennsylvania Press. Ex-library book with some markings and inserts. Some ballpoint underlinings in text. Dino Campagni's classic chronicle gives a detailed account of a crucial period in the history of Florence, beginning about 1280 and ending in the first decade of the fourteenth century. During that time Florence was one of the largest cities in Europe and a center of commerce and culture. Its gold florin was the standard international currency; Giotto was revolutionizing the art of painting; Dante Alighieri and Guido Cavalcanti were transforming the vernacular love lyric. The era was marked as well by political turmoil and factional strife. The inexorable escalation of violence, as insult and reprisal led to arson and murder, provides the bitter content of Compagni's story.

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Author(s):
Translated, with an introduction and notes by Daniel E. Bornstein
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0812280121
ISBN-13:
9780812280128
Number of pages:
110
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Title:
Dino Compagni's Chronicle of Florence

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Hardback. 1986. University of Pennsylvania Press. Ex-library book with some markings and inserts. Some ballpoint underlinings in text. Dino Campagni's classic chronicle gives a detailed account of a crucial period in the history of Florence, beginning about 1280 and ending in the first decade of the fourteenth century. During that time Florence was one of the largest cities in Europe and a center of commerce and culture. Its gold florin was the standard international currency; Giotto was revolutionizing the art of painting; Dante Alighieri and Guido Cavalcanti were transforming the vernacular love lyric. The era was marked as well by political turmoil and factional strife. The inexorable escalation of violence, as insult and reprisal led to arson and murder, provides the bitter content of Compagni's story.

Author(s):
Translated, with an introduction and notes by Daniel E. Bornstein
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0812280121
ISBN-13:
9780812280128
Number of pages:
110
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Title:
Dino Compagni's Chronicle of Florence

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