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Charity and children in Renaissance Florence

Philip Richard Gavitt

Charity and children in Renaissance Florence

the Ospedale degli innocenti, 1410-1536. (Volume I and II)

by Philip Richard Gavitt

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Published by University Mircofilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ospedale degli Innocenti (Florence, Italy),
  • Hospitals, Medieval -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Children -- Hospitals -- Italy -- Florence.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Philip Richard Gavitt [microform].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 microfiches.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14602016M

      Nicholas Terpstra is a professor of history at the University of Toronto and author of Abandoned Children of the Italian Renaissance: Orphan Care in Florence and Bologna, also published by Johns Hopkins, and Cultures of Charity: Women, Politics, and the Reform of . Reni painted an earlier version of Charity: an upright oval composition in the Galleria Palatina, Florence. That work has traditionally been connected with a document of , although it may date somewhat later (see D. Stephen Pepper, "Caravaggio and Guido Reni: Contrasts in Attitudes," Art Quarterly 34 [Fall ], p. n. 34). Its use of. Florence (/ ˈ f l ɒr ən s / FLORR-ənss; Italian: Firenze [fiˈrɛntse] ()) is a city in central Italy and the capital city of the Tuscany is the most populated city in Tuscany, with , inhabitants in , and over 1,, in its metropolitan area. Florence was a centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of that y: Italy. Charity and children in Renaissance Florence: the Ospedale degli Innocenti, / by: Gavitt, Philip, Published: () Writing history in Renaissance Italy Leonardo Bruni and the uses of the past / by: Ianziti, Gary. Published: ().

    Renaissance the revival of art, literature and learning in Western Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries which accompanied the rediscovery of the thought and work of the Ancients, e.g. the works of PLATO and lly, this has been seen not only as the rediscovery of the thought and work of the ancients, but as a rebirth of the human spirit, the birth of modern humanism.   Based on extensive archival research and individual stories, Abandoned Children of the Italian Renaissance demonstrates how gender and class shaped individual orphanages in each city's network and how politics, charity, and economics intertwined in the development of the early modern state. Carefully researched and vigorously writtenChoiceAuthor: Nicholas Terpstra. In the art of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, the Virtues were often personified by human figures carrying identifying attributes. Charity typically holds one or more children. As represented by Mino da Fiesole, a contemporary of Desiderio da Settignano and Antonio Rossellino, Charity and a companion piece Faith appear as slender young girls. Renaissance debates about politics and gender led to pioneering forms of poor relief, devised to help women get a start in life. These included orphanages for illegitimate children and forced labor in workhouses, but also women’s shelters and early forms of maternity benefits, unemployment insurance, food stamps, and credit union savings plans.

      Renaissance Florence was rife with rivalries and feuds. The two giants of the age, Leonardo and Michelangelo, couldn’t stomach one another, but perhaps that’s what propelled them both to. A.) was strongly influenced by the Renaissance in his plays B.) took advantage of Renaissance English social mobility in his rise to prominence C.) gave a new enduring form to the ideals of the Renaissance, in popular theater that reached the masses D.) All of these answers are correct.   The confraternities spent lavishly on a vast number of oratories, sepulchers, altars, stage sets, paintings, flags, cloth, and other objects. In doing so, they permitted corporate participation in patronage that several social groups could not have afforded as individuals or families, though, in the Wisch-Cole Ahl volume, Konrad Eisenbichler reminds us that many of the objects of the youth. Florence's orphanages were larger and harsher, and made little attempt to reintegrate children into society. Based on extensive archival research and individual stories, Abandoned Children of the Italian Renaissance demonstrates how gender and class shaped individual orphanages in each city's network, and how politics, charity, and economics.


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the Ospedale degli Innocenti, a thorough study of its civic function was neglected until Philip Gavitt’s Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence (). Gavitt investigates unpublished hospital documents, wills, private account books, and municipal legislation. He considers these newly discov-File Size: KB.

Re-read JanuaryCompares the institutions for abandoned children (using "abandoned" loosely) in Florence and Bologna in the sixteenth century: how one might enter such an institution (be it a foundling hospital, an orphanage, or conservatory), how children were treated once there, and who ran these institutions, to what end/5.

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Books for People with Print Disabilities. Cornell University : Philip Gavitt is the author of Gender, Honor, and Charity in Late Renaissance Florence ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review, published ), Charity an /5. For early modern Italy, see Philip Gavitt, Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence: The Ospedale degli Innocenti, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, ); Brian Pullan, Orphans and Foundlings in Early Modern Europe, The Stenton Lecture, (Reading: University of Reading, ); Stephen J.

Milner, ed.,Cited by: 1. book. Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence: The Ospedale degli Innocenti, (Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization) (A study in the ideology of wealth and poverty) Gender, Honor, and Charity in Late Renaissance Florence (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ))   That’s why I wind up on the phone a few days later with Philip Gavitt, a history professor at Saint Louis University and author of the book “Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence.”.

This book builds on Philip Gavitt's earlier work on the famous foundling hospital of Florence, the Ospedale degli Innocenti (Hospital of the Innocents) and its mission to receive foundlings and orphans during its early years in the fifteenth century.

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Wars, social unrest, disease and growing economic inequality on the Italian peninsula displaced hundreds of thousands of families during this. Charity and Children in Renaissance Florence: The Ospedale degli Innocenti, (Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, ).

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It is no wonder then that since the lateth-century birth of economic discourse economists and historians have taken it upon themselves to describe and explain poverty, the poor, and society’s interactions with the poor as a way to illustrate their .The Ospedale degli Innocenti was ebook charity institution that was responsible for the welfare of abandoned children.

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