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THE C A MBR IDGE COMPANION TO

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CONTENTS

List of illustrations page


List of contributors
Preface
Maps

1 The origins of humanism


NICHOLAS MANN

2 Classical scholarship
M I C H A E L D. R E E V E

3 Humanism in script and print in the fifteenth century


M A R T I N DAVIES

4 The humanist reform of Latin and Latin teaching


KRISTIAN J E N S E N

5 Humanist rhetoric and dialectic


P E T E R MACK

6 Humanists and the Bible


ALASTAIR H A M I L T O N

7 Humanism and the origins of modern political thought


J AM E S HANKINS

8 Philologists and philosophers


JILL KRAYE

9 Artists and humanists


C H A R L E S H O P E a n d ELIZABETH MCGRATH

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10 Vernacular humanism in the sixteenth century


WARREN BOUTCHER

11 The new science and the traditions of humanism


ANTHONY GRAFTON

12 Humanism and Italian literature


M. L. MCLAUGHLIN

13 Humanism and English literature in the fifteenth and sixteenth


centuries
CLARE CARROLL

14 Humanism and seventeenth-century English literature


JOSEPH LOEWENSTEIN

A guide to further reading in English


Biographical index

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