1. Rediscovering Antiquity • 2. Rulers of the World • 3. God and Man 4. The Image of the World • 5. Living and Dying • 6. Science, Invention and Discovery • 7. The Power of Art • 8. Rebuilding Antiquity
A lively, comprehensive and up-to-date overview of an enthralling era
Margaret Aston (1932-2014) is widely recognized as a leading authority on European history of the 15th and 16th centuries, who wrote extensively on the cultural and religious aspects of the period.
'Wonderful … attractive and eye-catching, and genuinely enjoyable'
- The Art Quarterly
'Tremendous … an invaluable guide for anyone interested in one of Europe’s greatest periods' - Contemporary Review
'A masterwork' - New York Times Book Review