Famous Women (I Tatti Renaissance Library) (Paperback)

Famous Women (I Tatti Renaissance Library) By Giovanni Boccaccio, Virginia Brown (Translator) Cover Image


The first collection of biographies in Western literature devoted exclusively to women, Famous Women affords a fascinating glimpse of a moment in history when medieval attitudes toward women were beginning to give way to more modern views of their potential. Virginia Brown's acclaimed translation, commissioned for The I Tatti Renaissance Library, is the first English edition based on the autograph manuscript of the Latin.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780674011304
ISBN-10: 0674011309
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: April 30th, 2003
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: I Tatti Renaissance Library