James Hankins is a Professor of History at Harvard University. His new book, Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy, will be published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University in November.
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Features December 2019
On “Léonard de Vinci” at the Louvre.
Features November 2019
Thinking about the Ottoman threat
On Useful Enemies: Islam and the Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450–1750 by Noel Malcolm.
Art September 2019
Verrocchio: the master’s master
On “Verrocchio: Master of Leonardo” at the Firenze Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.
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Jul 27, 2017
In Raphael’s studio
On Raphael: The Drawings at the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford.
December 06, 2019
James Hankins & James Panero discuss Leonardo da Vinci
James Hankins, a Professor of History at Harvard, joins James Panero to discuss the monumental Leonardo exhibition at the Louvre and the artist’s legacy five hundred years after his death.