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Jacob Burckhardt and the Renaissance

Jacob Burckhardt and the Renaissance

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Published by Published by the Museum of Art for the Conference in [Lawrence, Kan.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burckhardt, Jacob, -- 1818-1897 -- Congresses,
  • Renaissance -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses
    SeriesMiscellaneous publications of the Museum of Art -- no. 42, Miscellaneous publication of the Museum of Art -- no. 42.
    ContributionsCentral Renaissance Conference (1960 : University of Kansas)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB361 .J3 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14386448M

    Jacob Burckhardt Nineteenth-century Swiss historian, described the renaissance as the "prototype of the modern world". Wrote Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy in Jacob Burckhardt - Jacob Burckhardt - Works: Burckhardt’s most successful books are unthinkable without his familiarity with the historical sites and art treasures of Europe. His first important work, however, like the last, attested to his deep interest in ancient civilization. In Die Zeit Konstantins des Grossen (; The Age of Constantine the Great, ) Burckhardt presented a picture.

      Jacob Burckhardt () intended to join the Church, but lost his faith while studying theology. Thereafter he studied history at the University of Basel, gaining his doctorate in and becoming a : Random House Publishing Group. Jacob Burckhardt eBooks. Buy Jacob Burckhardt eBooks to read online or download in PDF or ePub on your PC, tablet or mobile device.

      In a book by a dullard, this would be excruciating. But Burckhardt is anything but as he manages his material like a Moscow taxi driver: by accelerating and then coasting. When you least expect it, another epiphany draws you in. Burckhardt's Renaissance was an incredible high in the history of by: ‎For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed science, the arts, and politics. In this landmark work he depicts t.


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Author Jacob Burckhardt chronicles the transition from the medieval concept of society as a conglomeration of classes and communities to the Renaissance focus on individual spirit and creativity.

Burckhardt's comprehensive view of art, government, and aspects of daily life redefined both the Western world's understanding of the Italian Cited by:   Jacob Burckhardt was born in in Basel, Switzerland.

He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in Rich in its detailed account of the arts, fashions, manners, and 4/5(69).

Jacob Burckhardt rediscovered the Renaissance for the 19th century, viewing it shockingly as the dark and turbulent origin of modernity. Jonathan Jones hails. Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt was a historian of art and culture, and an influential figure in the historiography of each field.

He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history, albeit in a form very different from how cultural history is conceived and studied in academia today/5. Jacob Burckhardt, in full Jacob Christopher Burckhardt, Jacob Christopher also spelled Jakob Christoph, (bornBasel, Switzerland—died August 8,Basel), one of the first great historians of art and culture, whose Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien (; The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy,reprinted ) became a model for the treatment of.

THE CIVILIZATION OF THE RENAISSANCE IN ITALY By Jacob Burckhardt Translated by S. Middlemore, Part I The state as a work of art introduction This work bears the title of an essay in the strictest sense of the word.

No one is more con-scious than the writer with what limited means and strength he has addressed himself to a task. Jacob Burckhardt was born in Basel, Switzerland on He received a degree in theology in and then attended the University of Berlin to study history.

He taught at the University of Basel from tothen at ETH, the engineering school in Zurich. About the Book - The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, S. Middlemore, Peter Burke Paperback Book, pages Description For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the.

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Burckhardt's the most influential interpretation of the Italian Renaissance in the 19th century. The book is about political and economic changes taking place in the West of his day. Burckhardt has traced the cultural patterns of evolution from the medieval period to the.

Jacob Burckhardt was born in in Basel, Switzerland. He studied history at the University of Berlin and taught art history and the Italian Renaissance in Berlin and Basel. His essay, as he called The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, was first published in Rich in its detailed account of the arts, fashions, manners, and thought of one of the most innovative eras in human /5(7).

Jacob Burckhardt is definitely very smart and probably one of the first and most major renaissance historians, but the book is too scattered, full of anecdotes which you better have background in Italian history to understand, and the number of random characters and events that comes and goes are just too big to grasp or really make any sense of/5.

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Jacob Burckhardt called his Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy an ‘essay,’ and the book was an essay not only in historical interpretation but also in a new approach to history as such.

Voltaire’s history of civilization had been too much of a philosophical construction and too amateurish in concrete historical craftsmanship to. Jacob Burckhardt had one of those rare minds that could construct a new synthesis out of thought, government, art, and culture.

It was Burckhardt who, for the first time, made it possible to talk about the Renaissance as a moment in the history of Western man. Burckhardt's 'Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy' is a dense work that could be 4/5(69).

Die Cultur der Renaissance in Italien: ein Versuch, Volume 2. Jacob Burckhardt. A.E. Seemann, - Italy - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Jacob Burckhardt has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Jacob Burckhardt’s most popular book is The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy. Burckhardt's 'Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy' is fundamental to our understanding of the Renaissance, even though it has long since ceased to be definitive.

For Burckhardt (who wrote `Civilization' in the s), the Italian Renaissance represented the punctuated end of the middle ages and the beginning of the modern world.4/5(69). Jakob Burckhardt, later famous as a Renaissance Cultural historian, was born in Basel, where his father was a minister in the Reformed church, in May He himself embarked upon a theological course in but changed to historical studies being educated therein at the universities of Basel and Berlin ().

For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed science, the arts, and politics/5(K).For nineteenth-century Swiss historian Jacob Burckhardt, the Italian Renaissance was nothing less than the beginning of the modern world - a world in which flourishing individualism and the competition for fame radically transformed science, the arts, and politics.

In this landmark work he depicts the Italian city-states of Florence, Venice and Rome as providing the seeds of a new form of /5(7).Published inBurckhardt’s great work redefined our sense of the European past, wholly reinterpreting what has since been known simply as the Italian Renaissance.

With unsurpassed erudition, Burckhardt illuminates a world of artistic and cultural ferment, innovation, and discovery; of revived humanism; of fierce tensions between church and empire; and of the birth of both the modern.