xxvi, 323 pages : color illustrations, color facsimiles ; 31 cm
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Catalog of an exhibition held at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., January 6-April 30, 1993.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-312) and index.
The Vatican and its library / Anthony Grafton -- The popes and humanism / James Hankins -- The ancient city restored : archaeology, ecclesiastical history, and Egyptology / Anthony Grafton -- The recovery of the exact sciences of antiquity : mathematics, astronomy, geography / N.M. Swerdlow -- Life sciences and medicine in the Renaissance world / Nancy G. Siraisi -- Music and the Renaissance papacy : the papal choir and the fondo cappella Sistina / Richard Sherr -- Eastern churches and Western scholarship / Alastair Hamilton -- Paper obelisks : East Asia in the Vatican vaults / Howard L. Goodman.