Work of the Fellows: Monographs

The Lost Italian Renaissance: Humanists, Historians, and Latin’s Legacy

By Christopher S. Celenza (NHC Fellow, 2003–04)

Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004

From the publisher’s description:

In The Lost Italian Renaissance, historian and literary scholar Christopher Celenza argues that serious interest in the intellectual life of Renaissance Italy can be reinvigorated—and the nature of the Renaissance itself reconceived—by recovering a major part of its intellectual and cultural activity that has been largely ignored since the Renaissance was first "discovered": the vast body of works—literary, philosophical, poetic, and religious—written in Latin.

Awards and Prizes
Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize (2005)
Choice Outstanding Academic Title (2005)
Subjects
Classics / History / Literature / Italian Renaissance / Latin / Humanism / Intellectual History /

Celenza, Christopher S. (NHC Fellow, 2003–04). The Lost Italian Renaissance: Humanists, Historians, and Latin's Legacy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.