CVHF2021 talks by Catherine Fletcher

18. THE BEAUTY AND THE TERROR: AN ALTERNATIVE HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE

The Italian Renaissance is widely regarded as an enlightened age of philosophy, literature, science and the arts. However, it also saw savage wars, disease, famine and major external threats, all of which challenged conventional beliefs. Professor Fletcher will provide a compelling history of the unseen, dark side of the Italian Renaissance, which will bring alive the reality of this astonishing era.

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