Recognizing the "Other Renaissance" of Northern EuropeHistorians/History
tags: Renaissance, intellectual history, European history
Paul Strathern is a Somerset Maugham Award-winning novelist, and his nonfiction works include The Venetians, Death in Florence, The Medici, Mendeleyev's Dream, The Florentines, Empire, and The Borgias. He is the author of The Other Renaissance: From Copernicus to Shakespeare: How the Renaissance in Northern Europe Transformed the World, which will be released May 2.
Ghent Altarpiece, Hubert and Jan van Eyck, 1432
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