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Ronald G. Witt is currently William B. Hamilton Professor Emeritus of History at Duke University. His most recent book, In the Footsteps of the Ancients: The Origins of Italian Humanism 1250-1420 (2000), received the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize of the American Historical Society (2001); the American Philosophical Society's Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History (2001); and the Renaissance Society of America's Gordon Book Prize (2001). He is also the author of Humanism and Reform, (2001); Hercules at the Crossroads; The Life, Works and Thought of Coluccio Salutati, (1331-1406) (1983); and Coluccio Salutati and His Public Letters (1976); as well as numerous articles.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Italy -- Intellectual life -- 1268-1559.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Italy -- History and criticism.
Humanism -- Italy -- History -- To 1500.
Renaissance -- Italy.