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Author Arnold, Jonathan, 1969-

Title The great humanists : an introduction / Jonathan Arnold.

Published London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  144.09224 ARNO    DUE 03-08-19
Physical description vi, 327 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Italy -- 1. Francesco Petrarch and the Growth of the Renaissance -- 2. Lorenzo Valla: The Confrontational Philologist -- 3. Marsilio Ficino: The Florentine Platonist -- 4. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola: The Italian Cabalist -- The Low Countries -- 5. Rudolph Agricola: Father of Northern European Humanism -- 6. Desiderius Erasmus: Prince of Humanists -- Germany -- 7. Johannes Reuchlin: The Great German Hebraist -- 8. Philip Melanchthon: The Lutheran Humanist -- England -- 9. John Colet: The would-be Reforming Dean of St. Paul's -- 10. Thomas More: 'The King's Good Servant, but God's First' -- 11. The English Erasmians: Thomas Linacre, William Grocyn and Thomas Lupset -- France -- 12. Jacques Lefevre D'Etaples: The Great French Humanist -- Spain -- 13. Juan Luis Vives: The Spanish Erasmian -- Appendices -- Appendix I. Other Notable Humanists -- Appendix II. Glossary of Terms and other Notable Figures.
Subject Humanists -- Europe -- Biography.
ISBN 9781848850811 (hbk.)
9781848850828 (pbk.)