The Birth of Venus
A NovelBook - 2004 | Random House trade paperback edition.
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The Renaissance is one of my favorite eras in history. It was a period of European history between the Middle Ages and the Modern era (roughly 1300-1600), marked by great social change, scientific advancements and flourishing culture. The Renaissance gave us artists Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the banking House of Medici, the scandalous Borgias and so much more. Naturally, this… (more)
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If you want to explore the Italian Renaissance, look no further than Dunant. She captures 15th century Florence perfectly, and this is one of her best.