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Author Tornabuoni, Lucrezia, 1425-1482.
Title Poemetti sacri. English
Sacred narratives / Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici ; edited and translated by Jane Tylus.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Subject Tornabuoni, Lucrezia, 1425-1482. -- Translations into English.
Religious poetry, Italian -- Translations into English.
Alt Name Tylus, Jane, 1956-
Description 1 online resource (x, 300 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-296) and index.
Contents Introduction : Gender and Religion in Fifteenth-Century Florence -- The Story of Devout Susanna -- The Life of Tobias -- The Story of Judith, Hebrew Widow -- The Story of Queen Esther -- The Life of Saint John the Baptist -- Poems of Praise.
Summary The most prominent woman in Renaissance Florence, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici (1425-1482) lived during her city's golden age. Wife of Piero de' Medici and mother of Lorenzo the Magnificent, Tornabuoni exerted considerable influence on Florence's political and social affairs. She was also, as this volume illustrates, a gifted and prolific poet. This is the first major collection in any language of her extensive body of religious poems. Ranging from gentle lyrics on the Nativity to moving dialogues between a crucified Christ and the weeping sinner who kneels before him, the nine laudi (poems.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780226808574 (electronic bk.)
0226808572 (electronic bk.)
9780226808529 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226808521 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226808548 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780226808543
OCLC # 190567583
Additional Format Print version: Tornabuoni, Lucrezia, 1425-1482. Poemetti sacri. English. Sacred narratives. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001 0226808521 9780226808529 (DLC) 00048840 (OCoLC)45102957