Renaissance
Society & Culture
Essays in Honor of
Eugene F. Rice, Jr.

Edited by John Monfasani
& Ronald G. Musto

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Preface

ix

 

Tabula Gratulatoria

xi

 

Paul Oskar Kristeller A Tribute to Eugene F. Rice, Jr.

xiii

John Hine Mundy Eugene F. Rice, Jr.: An Appreciation

xvii

Louise Rice

Bibliography of the Works of Eugene F. Rice, Jr.

xxi

1.

J.M.W. Bean

The Pelham Family and the Lancastrian Usurpation, July-September 1399

1

2.

James Beck

Michelangelo’s Sacrifice on the Sistine Ceiling

9

3.

Melissa Meriam Bullard

Raising Capital and Funding the Pope’s Debt

23

4.

Marilyn Manera Edelstein

Church Patronage in France on the Eve of the Reformation

33

5.

Edward A. Gosselin

 The “Lord God’s” Sun in Pico and Newton

51

6.

James Hankins

The Humanist, the Banker, and the Condottiere: An Unpublished Letter of Cosimo and Lorenzo de’ Medici, Written by Leonardo Bruni

59

7.

William V. Harris

Why Did the Codex Supplant the Book-Roll?

71

8.

Kenneth Jorgensen, S.J.

 “Love Conquers All”: The Conversion, Asceticism, and Altruism of St. Caterina of Genoa

87

9.

Dilwyn Knox

Disciplina: The Monastic and Clerical Origins of European Civility

107

10.

Jill Kraye

 Alexander of Aphrodisias, Gianfrancesco Beati and the Problem of Metaphysics a

137

11.

Constance Jones Mathers

The Life of Canons in Sixteenth-Century Castile

161

12.

John Monfasani

The Fraticelli and Clerical Wealth in Quattrocento Rome

177

13.

Ronald G. Musto

Just Wars and Evil Empires: Erasmus and the Turks

197

14.

Ronald Rainey

Dressing Down the Dressed-Up: Reproving Feminine Attire in Renaissance Florence

217

15.

Steve Rappaport Reconsidering Apprenticeship in Sixteenth-Century London

239

16.

David Rosand

Venereal Hermeneutics: Reading Titian’s Venus of Urbino

263

17.

Leona Rostenberg

The Pamphlet as a Source for French History, 1559-1572

281

18.

Robert Somerville

The Origins of Columbia University’s Collection of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

289

Index

303




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