Books tagged: renaissance italy

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Un hiver à Chypre / Les aventures du Renard de Venise - 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,300. Language: French. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Pietro Aurelio, jeune Vénitien de 1530, part à la découverte du monde à bord d’une galère marchande. Ce premier voyage relate l’aventure du jeune Vénitien, tant sur mer, où l’on peut faire de mauvaises rencontres, que sur terre, à Chypre, où, mêlé à la vie de la colonie, il en découvre les délices et les embûches.
Lorenzo's Daggers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Combine one troubled boy with his concerned prep school teacher. Stir in a pinch of quantum physics, add Italian Renaissance political intrigue, and serve piping hot with Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli, the Medici’s, and a Borgia Pope on the side. That is the perfect recipe for a time travel adventure crackling with historical detail.
The Gondola Maker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
*Silver IPPY Award for Best Adult Fiction Ebook* In 16th-century Venice, the heir to a family boatyard rejects his destiny but is drawn to restore an old gondola with the dream of taking a girl for a ride.
Dreamwalkers (Part One)
Price: Free! Words: 12,700. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Bullied and friendless, Callum Chase retreats every night into a world of his own making -- a world of his imagination, a world where he is master, a world of dreams. But then one day something happens that really shouldn't have happened: the girl from his dreams turns up at his school and turns his world -- both the waking and the dream one -- upside down...
The Virgin and the Griffin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
Per lo "Spirito" della "revoluzione". Il concetto di infinito nella filosofia di Giordano Bruno.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Italian. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / renaissance
Qui le conclusioni di un lavoro di ricerca sui "Dialoghi Italiani" di Giordano Bruno. Questo impegno ha fatto emergere il nucleo della speculazione bruniana: la presenza di una Triade di natura teologico-politica. Il Padre, il Figlio e lo Spirito della tradizione trinitaria cristiana, però riformulati attraverso un capovolgimento rivoluzionario: il concetto creativo e dialettico dell'infinito.
The Stained Glass Virgin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,
Cloaks of Vermin and Fish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Twins, thieves, and idiots, Italo and Vincenzo are drawn into a complex web of intrigue that would baffle and befuddle smarter men, but not these twins! Follow Italo and Vincenzo as they stumble on to a dark cult bent on destroying Renaissance Venice and find themselves in the middle of a feud between Venice’s Assassins’ and Thieves’ guild. Will dumb luck be enough to save the city? Find out!
Florence 1505: Leonardo Battles Michelangelo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Drama
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In renaissance Italy two mighty artists faced off in the Palazzo Vecchio each to paint a battle scene to glorify Firenze. Tensions were high as all eyes were on the two giants. Add to this Leonardo's adopted son, Salai, who was a rascal and thief and who had a secret relationship with Michelangelo, then the stage is set for high drama in this two act play.
L'Ercole di Piero, tra mito e realtà
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Terre di Piero® è una collana dedicata a studi e opere di Piero della Francesca. Un luogo per la mente e la bellezza. www.terredipiero.com