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Assessment 1: (50%)

Title: Using evidence from texts, describe some of the characteristics of Renaissance humanism

(1750-2000 words; deadline: (Thursday Week 7 25th February) given to Catherine in the Office by 3.30pm).

Assessment 2: (50 %)

Title: you will choose from the list of essays that develops between weeks 6-11, or you can contact a tutor if you have an idea for a title of your own

(1750-2000 words; deadline (Thursday Week 12 31st March) given to Catherine in the Office by 3.30pm).

Use Harvard Referencing

We attempt always to return work within 3 working weeks (15 days working days).

References & wider reading for weeks 1-5
Al-Khalili, J. (2011) The House of Wisdom, New York: Penguin.

Alberti, L. B. (2004) On Painting, London: Penguin Classics.

Auerbach, E. (2007) Dante, Poet of the Secular World, New York: New York Review of Books.

Bantock, G.H. (1980) Studies in the History of Educational Theory vol. 1, London: George Allen & Unwin.

Bauman, R.A. (2012) Human Rights in Ancient Rome, London & New York: Routledge.

Bloom, J & Blair, S. (2002) Islam: a thousand years of faith and power, Yale, Nota Bene.

Brown, A. (1999) The Renaissance, Harlow: Pearson Education Ltd.

Bruckner, G. A. (1983) Renaissance Florence, Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bruni, L. (2001) History of the Florentine People volume 1, Cambridge Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, ed. J Hankins.

Burckhardt, J. (1944) The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, Oxford: The Phaidon Press.

Burke, P. (1999) The Italian Renaissance: Culture and Society in Italy, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Campana, A. (1946) ‘The Origin of the Word “Humanist”’, Journal of the Warburg and Courthold Institutes, vol. 9, pp. 60-73.

Cassirer, E., Kristeller, P. O. & Randall, J. H. (eds.) (1948) The Renaissance Philosophy of Man, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Cassirer, E., Kristeller, P. O. & Randall, J. H. (eds.) (1948) The Renaissance Philosophy of Man, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Cicero, (1923) ‘Pro Archia’, in Orations, Loeb Classical Library: Harvard University Press.

Cicero, (1991) On Duties, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cicero, (1998) The Nature of the Gods, Oxford: Oxford World Classics.

Cicero, De Oratore, Book III

Copenhaver, B.P. & Schmitt, C.B. (1992) Renaissance Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dante, (1984) The Divine Comedy vol. 1: Inferno, London: Penguin Classics, trans. Mark Musa.

Dante, (1996) Monarchy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dante, (2002) The New Life, New York: New York Review Books.

Dawson, C. (2010) The Crisis of Western Education, Washington: The Catholic University of America Press.

De Ridder-Symoens, H. (ed) (1996) A History of the University in Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Erasmus, D. (1983) The Essential Erasmus, New York: Meridian.

Ficino, M. (1997) Meditations on the Soul, Rochester: Inner Traditions.

Gellius, Attic Nights

Gilson, E. (1963) Dante and Philosophy, New York: Harper Torchbooks.

Grafton, A. & Jardine, L. (1986) From Humanism to the Humanities, Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Greenblatt, S. (1980) Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare, Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

Gutas, D. (1998) Greek Thought, Arabic Culture, London, Routledge.

Hainsworth, P. (2010) The Essential Petrarch, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company.

Haskins, C.H. (1927) The Renaissance of the Twelfth Century, London, Harvard University Press.

Heidegger, M. (1993) Basic Writings, London, Routledge.

Holmes, G. (1969) The Florentine Enlightenment 1400-50, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Ibn Khaldun, (2005) The Muqaddimah, Princeton, Princeton University Press.

Jaeger, W. (1973) Paideia The Ideals of Greek Culture, vol. I, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Kallendorf, C.W. (2008) Humanist Educational Treatises, Harvard University Press.

Kaufmann, W. (1995) The Future of the Humanities, New Brunswick & London: Transaction Publishers.

Kennedy, H. (2004) When Baghdad Rules the Muslim Empire, Cambridge, DaCapo Press.

Kimball, B. (1986) Orators and Philosophers, New York, Teachers College Press.

Kinsman, R.S. (1974) The Darker Vision of the Renaissance, Los Angeles, University of California.

J. Kraemer, (1984) ‘Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam’, Journal of the American Oriental Society, 104.1.

Kraemer, J.L. (1992) Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam, Leiden, Brill.

Kristeller, P. O. (1961) Renaissance Thought: The Classic, Scholastic, and Humanist Strains, New York: Harper Torchbooks.

Kristeller, P.O. (1990) Renaissance Thought and the Arts, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Kristeller, P.O. (1992) Medieval Aspects of Renaissance Learning, New York: Columbia Press.

Latham, C.S. (1891) A Translation of Dante’s Eleven Letters, Houghton, Mifflin and Company; available at

Laurie, S.S. (1969) Studies in the History of Educational Opinion from the Renaissance, New York: Augustus M Kelley Publishers.

Levy, B.S. (ed) (1972) Developments in the Early Renaissance, Albany: SUNY Press.

Lyons, J. (2009) The House of Wisdom, London, Bloomsbury.

McGinnis, J. & Reisman, D.C. (2007) Classical Arabic Philosophy, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co.

Martin, J.J. (2002) ‘The Myth of Renaissance Individualism,’ in A Companion to the Worlds of the Renaissance, ed. G. Ruggiero, Oxford, Blackwell.

JJ Martin, (2004) Myths of Renaissance Individualism, Basingstoke, PalgraveMacmillan.

Masood, E. (2009) Science and Islam, London, Icon Books.

Melanchthon, P. (1988) A Melanchthon Reader, New York: Peter Lang.

Melanchthon, P. (1999) Orations on Philosophy and Education, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mirandola, P. (1998) On The Dignity of Man, Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co.

Mommsen, T. E. (1942) ‘Petrarch’s Conception of the Dark Ages’, Speculum, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 226-242.

Nauert, C. (2006) Humanism and the Culture of Renaissance Europe, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Nicholson, R.A. (1907/2008) A literary History of the Arabs, New Delhi, Kitab Bhavan.

Pater, W. (2010) Studies in the History of the Renaissance, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Petrarch, F. (2005) Letters on Familiar Matters 3 volumes, New York: Italica Press.

Petrarch, F. (2010) Secretum, Richmond: One World Classics.

Porter, R. (ed.) (2007) Rewriting the Self: Histories from the Renaissance to the Present, London, Routledge.

Proctor, R.E. (1998) Defining the Humanities, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Robinson, J. H. (1970) Petrarch; The First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters, New York: Haskell House Publishers Ltd.

Rosenthal, F. (1992) The classical heritage in Islam, London, Routledge.

Saliba, G. (2011) Islamic Science and the Making of the European Renaissance, Massachusetts, MIT Press.

Starr, S.F. (2013) Lost Enlightenment, Princeton, Princeton University Press.

Turner, HR, (1997) Science in medieval Islam: an illustrated introduction, Austin, University of Texas Press.

Vasari, G. (2008) The Lives of the Artists, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Woodward, W.H. (1906) Studies in Education during the Age of the Renaissance, 1400-1600, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


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