Texts, translations, and studies of Pico della Mirandola’s De hominis dignitate.
The MRFH provides access to early humanist translators and their German works. The project covers the university and the Heidelberg court, as well as the cities of Strasbourg, Basel, Augsburg, and Nuremberg. A total of 144 works from the period of 1450–1500 are listed. The project also covers the transition from manuscripts to printed books. A total of 122 manuscripts and 145 incunabula have been examined and described in detail. The later printed tradition up to the year 1600 has only been included in short entries, which include 273 printings from the sixteenth century. Digital images of manuscripts and prints have been incorporated.
Mapping the Republic of Letters explores scholarly networks from Erasmus to Benjamin Franklin using vizualization, timelines, and network analysis. The project’s datasets includes information on scholarly correspondence, correspondence networks, publications, maps, and travelogs. To date it includes case studies on Voltaire, Galileo, and Athanasius Kircher.
The primary online resource for Alciato and for French emblems.
A searchable database of 10,000+ tax records for the Florentine census of 1427-9.
A companion to the published volumes of Private Libraries in Renaissance England, this searchable database is composed of book lists and library catalogs of private book collections in England collected from wills, inventories, and account ledgers.The aim of the collection is to reconstruct the history of book reading and collecting as well as the book trade.
A resarch collective whose aim is to generate DH models and maps of Venice, its territories, and the lagoon in order to depict the city’s transformation over time using archival and printed sources with a particular focus on 3D models.
‘Letteratura artistica’ (Art Literature) is a private, non-profit blog publishing reviews of books and investigations on art history sources. All the articles are available both in English and in Italian (the author is based in Bologna, Italy and possesses a specialized library of more than 2000 volumes on the topic). The blog presents more than 400 articles covering the Middle Ages to contemporary art. A special focus is dedicated to Cennino Cennini’s Libro dell’Arte and Giorgio Vasari’s Vite (1550 and 1568 editions). Renaissance treatises are discussed, not only in Italian, but in Dutch, English, French and Spanish. An index of all the published articles is available here.
A project of the National Gallery of Art, this website features eight teaching units that explores a theme in Italian Renaissance Art including “Presentation of Self,” “Pictuing Family and Friends,” and “Time and Narrative.” Includes thematic essays, 300 plus images, a glossary, and primary source texts.
The Italian Paleography website presents 102 Italian documents and manuscripts written between 1300 and 1700, with tools for deciphering them and learning about their social, cultural, and institutional settings.