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The Brutus Revival: Parricide and Tyrannicide During the Renaissance

By: Piccolomini, Manfredi

Price: $7.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12386

ISBN: 0809316498

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info