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What is Beauty?

“The Italians,” says Jakob Burckhardt in his The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy, “are the first among modern peoples by whom the outward world was seen and felt as something beautiful.” Italian Renaissance writing is full of the word … Continue reading

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