Consists of 230 essays, ranging from 5,000 to 10,000 words, arranged in five volumes under broad topical categories. There are also chronological and geographical sections. The sixth volume contains relevant biographies and a detailed index. Includes bibliographies.
A multi- and interdisciplinary encyclopedia of the Renaissance, covering European and world history, literature, art, music, science, religion, and other topics. Evert article concludes with helpful bibliography.