THIS EDITION of Ferdinand Gregorovius History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages is based on the second revised edition of the English translation and matches the original page-for-page and footnote-for-footnote for accuracy of citation and is entirely reset for modern readability.
VOLUME VIII, PART 1 includes * an Introduction to Gregorovius and his work by David S. Chambers of the Warburg Institute, London, and Book Fourteen, chapters 1-4 of Gregorovius History.
BOOK FOURTEEN, Chapters 1-4 covers the years 1503 to 1521. It treats * the end of the Borgias * Pius III and Julius II * Italian politics, France, the Empire. the Reformation * Urbanism and architecture in Rome under Julius II * Bramante, Sangallo, the Vatican, and the new St. Peters * Raphael, Michelangelo, the Sistine Chapel * Leo X and Medici Rome * France, Naples, the Empire under Maximilian and Charles V * the Renaissance in Rome: Humanism, the Classics, the Academies and University * History and Poetry * Raphael, Giulio Romano, Sansovino * palaces and villas * urbanism under Leo X * the expansion of the city * population growth * the decay of the urban aristocracy.
VOLUME VIII, PART 2 includes * Book Fourteen, chapters 5-7 of Gregorovius History and a complete index to all volumes. also sold separately as an e-book download.
BOOK FOURTEEN, Chapters 5-7 covers the years 1522 to 1534. It treats * Adrian VI * Anarchy and plague in Rome * attempts at Reform * Francis I and the French invasion * Clement VII * the War of the League * the imperial march towards Rome * Frundsberg, Bourbon, Giovanni Medici and Lannoy * the Sack of Rome, 1527 * Clement VII in Castel SantAngelo * impact of the Sack on the arts and learning * Rome after the Sack * the Peace of Cambray * Charles V emperor * death of Clement VII, September 25, 1534 * close of the History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages * complete index to all eight volumes.
8-1 (Book 14.1-4)
8-2 (Book 14.5-7)
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