The Resource The pagan dream of the Renaissance, Joscelyn Godwin, (electronic resource)

The pagan dream of the Renaissance, Joscelyn Godwin, (electronic resource)

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The pagan dream of the Renaissance
Title
The pagan dream of the Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
Joscelyn Godwin
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Language
eng
Summary
The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance recounts the almost untold story of how the rediscovery of the pagan, mythological imagination during the Renaissance brought a profound transformation to European culture. This highly illustrated book, available for the first time in paperback, shows that the pagan imagination existed side-by-side -- often uneasily -- with the official symbols, doctrines, and art of the Church. Godwin carefully documents how pagan themes and gods enhanced both public and private life. Palaces and villas were decorated with mythological images/ stories, music, and dramatic pageants were written about pagan themes/ and landscapes were designed to transform the soul. This was a time of great social and cultural change, when the pagan idea represented nostalgia for a classical world untroubled by the idea of sin and in no need of redemption. A stunning book with hundreds of photos that bring alive this period with all its rich conflict between Christianity and classicism
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Godwin, Joscelyn
Dewey number
292.007
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Mythology, Classical
  • Arts, Renaissance
  • Paganism in art
  • Renaissance
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The pagan dream of the Renaissance, Joscelyn Godwin, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609259150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11779503
Publisher number
MWT11779503
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The pagan dream of the Renaissance, Joscelyn Godwin, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609259150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11779503
Publisher number
MWT11779503
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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