Renaissance Rome, 1500-1559 : a portrait of a society /

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Author / Creator: Partner, Peter.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1976]
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Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:241 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Bibliography: pages 227-231.
ISBN:0520030265 :
Author Notes:Peter Partner was born in Little Heath, England on July 15, 1924. He went to Magdalen College, Oxford, to read law, but quickly switched to history. He worked as a journalist for the Observer in Rome and the Middle East. He started teaching history at the private school Winchester College in 1955 and stayed there for 30 years. He was a historian of medieval and Renaissance Rome as well as the Middle East. He wrote numerous books during his lifetime including A Short Political Guide to the Arab World, The Lands of St. Peter, Renaissance Rome 1500-1559, The Pope's Men, and God of Battles. He died on January 17, 2015 at the age of 90.

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