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  • Paul Klee and Italian painters of the Trecento were another vital resource.

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  • Yet even with the arrival in the city of outsiders such as Donatello, Raphael and Signorelli, Trecento mysticism lingered well into the 16th century in the strange, boneless figures, extravagant gestures and intense colours of Domenico Beccafumi.

    Renaissance Siena

  • Matteo used the Trecento device of dramatically shifting the scale of his Madonna because he wished to place his altarpiece within a tradition that begins with Duccio's famous Maestà of 1308, which shows a giant, enthroned Virgin surrounded by the saints.

    Renaissance Siena

  • The first, entitled ‘Competing cults: the legacy of the Trecento and the impact of humanism, 1350-1430’, pp. 21-93, treats mainly of Boccaccio and Petrarch and the dichotomy of Dante reception between these two poets.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • The influence of Averroes' thought in Duecento-Trecento Italian poetry is much debated, especially how and in exactly what way it influenced the dolce stil nuovo and in particular Guido Cavalcanti.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • The movement was, however, more broadly based than it had been in the Italy of the mid-Trecento.


  • Two aspects of post-Burckhardt Renaissance argu - ment are sufficiently important to merit a further word: the emergence of other Renaissances besides that which started in Italy in the Trecento; and the problem of the Renaissance as a radical transformation of society in all its aspects.


  • Italian, have assumed an almost symbolic meaning, so that Trecento, Quattrocento, Cinquecento, Seicento, etc., probably under the influence of their meaning in the history of art, continue to be widely used, and also in English the term “Eighteenth Century” seems to have assumed a stylistic meaning about equivalent to neo-classicism.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • While in the Trecento Italian writers followed medieval tradition in vernacular writings, in the Quattrocento neo-Latin poetry and prose closely imitated Roman models.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • With the Italian writers of the Trecento — to whom Dante and the

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