Definition of Cinquecentists
1. cinquecentist [n] - See also: cinquecentist
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Literary usage of Cinquecentists
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson Tennyson (1905)
"... were cast into the shade by Pietro Bembo (1470—1547), the arbiter of letters for his age, who forms a kind of link between Humanists and cinquecentists. ..."
2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"... were cast into the shade by Pietro Bembo (1470-1547), the arbiter of letters for his age, who forms a kind of link between Humanists and cinquecentists. ..."
3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1907)
"... and cinquecentists. HK S, ITS LONG AND SHORT FORMS (10 S. viii. 205).—There are instances of the use of the long s considerably after the date of ..."
4. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1900)
"Raphael, the prince of cinquecentists, is represented by the portraits of two Venetian scholars. The Joanna of Aragon is a copy only. ..."
5. Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood by William Holman Hunt (1905)
"... including the cinquecentists, had grown in a training of patient self-restraint, imposed by masters who had never indulged their hands in uncertainty ..."
6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... indeed, did that fascinating manner give up its hold on the minds of men in this country, that the cinquecentists appear to have relinquished the hope ..."