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The 14th century, especially with reference to Italian art and literature.

[Italian, from (mil) trecento, (one thousand) three hundred : tre, three (from Latin trēs; see trei- in Indo-European roots) + cento, hundred (from Latin centum; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots).]


(Art Terms) the 14th century, esp with reference to Italian art and literature
[C19: shortened from Italian mille trecento one thousand three hundred]
treˈcentist n


(treɪˈtʃɛn toʊ)

n. (often cap.)
the 14th century, with reference to Italy, and esp. to its art or literature.
[1835–45; < Italian, short for mille trecento 1300, occurring in the names of all the years from 1300 to 1399]
tre•cen′tist, n.
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Moreover, Nino Pirrotta's edition of the Rossi codex-still the earliest source of trecento polyphonic song-may seem a less urgent priority than many there was a perfectly usable facsimile published in 1966 by Giuseppe Vecchi.
Both Kurt von Fischer and Ursula Gunther respond to Margaret Bent's essay, "The Fourteenth-Century Italian Motet" (L'ars nova italiana del Trecento VI; ed.
The painting is refined, jewel-like and miniaturist in its detail; it marks the magical moment when the static forms and conventions of the archaic, almost Byzantine style of the trecento began to be enriched by the liveliness, invention and expressive humanity that was to characterise Renaissance painting.
Boccaccio's Genealogia is the most important handbook on mythology for the early Renaissance, consisting of 723 chapters from over 200 Greek, Roman, medieval, and Trecento sources on approximately 950 Greco-Roman mythological individuals.
In chapter four, "Boccaccio e la musica: specchio del processo di secolarizzazione della cultura del Trecento," Cerocchi focuses on the function of music in the Decameron and suggests the concept of a movie soundtrack as a guiding principle for the analysis not only of each novella but also of the cornice.
Webb concerns herself principally with the Italian Trecento, but within that limited place and time, she considers an impressive array of thinkers.
After this thorough examination, in the "Congedo," the author reiterates that the Decameron is a theological and "politologica" response to the Black Death and the general "crisi del Trecento.
Virginia Cox's "Attraverso lo specchio," examining the female reception of the Trecento poet, concludes that women poets did not adopt the male voice because in the second half of the century they had a "linea matriarcale" (matriarchal line) that descended from Gambara and Colonna.
These are followed by three further chapters, dealing respectively with 'Transgression in the Trecento and Quattrocento: Guardian, Witch, Prostitute', 'The Portrait of the Ugly Woman in the Renaissance: The Peasant, the Anti-Laura', and 'New Perspectives in Baroque Poetry: Unconventional Beauty'; each chapter has clear subdivisions.
The Allegory of Mercy at the Misericordia in Florence: Historiography, Context, and the Documentation of Confraternal Charity in the Trecento William R.
Mostly small and arranged in a slightly uneven row, they contain elements of Italian landscapes and architecture and conjure a trecento fresco cycle like those seen in the churches of Umbria, where Sillman completed the series.
Few scholars have been allowed to see the original; even Kurt von Fischer was denied access when, with doctorate and Habilitation long completed, he prepared the brilliant study that still remains the indispensable handbook for anyone interested in trecento song.