The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance

By: Manfredi Piccolomini

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BZ4 - A first edition hardcover book in very good condition in very good dust jacket. Dust jacket and book have some light discoloration and shelf wear. A discussion of the Renaissance revival of parricide and tyrannicide based specifically on Marcus Brutus' assassination of Caesar. The author examines how renaissance humanists saw this as an example of a historical figure transformed into a mythical figure of the just citizen rebelling and the unjust tyrant, accomplished through the Renaissance respect and study of the classics. 8.75"x5.75", 142 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

Title: The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance

Author: Manfredi Piccolomini

Categories: Renaissance Literature, Assassinations, Theater & Drama, European History, Politics, Renaissance, Politics & Government, History: Europe, Literary Criticism & Theory,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois, Southern Illinois University Press: 1991

ISBN: 0809316498

ISBN 13: 9780809316496

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW12386