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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).]
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(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
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(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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One of the first graduate-level courses I took at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in the mid-1980s was a seminar in trecento music, taught by John Nadas.
(5) Confrontato con il fatto che pure gli scrittori avvertissero di scrivere in una lingua morta, che impediva di esprimere le proprie idee, formulate in un'eta moderna che non aveva molto in comune con il Trecento medievale, quasi unica fonte della lingua volgare, Cesarotti presento le sue proposte con lo scopo di combattere le opinioni che "impediscono costantemente il miglioramento della lingua" (CESAROTTI, 1943, p.
On the contrary, Santagata juxtaposes the well-known facts of Dante's biography and situates them against the backdrop of the historical ferment in Italy of the late duecento and early trecento. The result is an accessible biography of the father of the Italian language.
Its most recent edition, two years ago, saw the appointment of a new and outward-looking secretary general, Fabrizio Moretti, a dealer with galleries in Florence, London and Monaco, and business interests which extend from trecento gold-ground paintings to contemporary art.
First is the fact that the surviving documentation allows us to study him in more detail than anyone else like him: he is the only mid-level humanist born in the 70s and 80s of the Trecento whose passage from his initial scholastic education to the new grammatical and rhetorical learning, based in Greek as well as Latin, can be followed in this kind of detail.
DUE + TRE + SEI + UNDICI + TRENTUNO + TRENTOTTO + CENTO + CENTOUNO + CENTODUE + CENTOSEI + TRECENTO = OTTOCENTO ( 2 + 3 + 6 + 11 + 31 + 38 + 100 + 101 + 102 + 106 + 300 = 800 ) 49.4.6 Long Square Root by Andrzej Bartz, Fuerth, Germany
Last financial year Melanie Goward, Finance Wales' Technology Seed Fund Manager, led investments into three technology start-ups - Nemesis, Trecento and Kitlog.
which collected the non-Spinnaker prize ahead of the Oceanis 45 L'oiseau, and then the First 42S7, Trecento.
1250-1550' and seminars on 'Trecento Images in Seicento Bologna', 'Saint James, Gregory the Great and Diego Gelmirez in Santiago de Compostela's Puerta de Platerias' and 'The Pope, the Street, and the Square'.
The interior is cozy and intimate, scented with the pungent aroma of Indian tatami mats and infused with the chromatic richness of the pictorial traditions of the Italian trecento and Renaissance: the dry grays of Giotto and the pink and pale-blue skies of Piero della Francesca.
A host of documents housed in the Archivio di Stato di Firenze--the Florentine state archives--reaffirms this, as indicated below, establishing beyond doubt that the Misericordia was indeed an organization with an expansive outlook already during the trecento.