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Ann Moyer

Associate Professor of History

Ann MoyerAnn Moyer specializes in the intellectual and cultural history of Renaissance Europe, especially sixteenth-century Italy. Her current work focuses on the study of culture and the formation of cultural identity in sixteenth-century Tuscany. Moyer's previous work includes a cluster of three related book-length research projects with overlapping themes related to music, mathematics, and the relationship between the arts and the sciences in Renaissance Europe: Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell University Press, 1992); Raffaele Brandolini On Music and Poetry (MRTS, 2001); and The Philosophers' Game: Rithmomachia in Medieval and Renaissance Europe (University of Michigan Press, 2001).

Professor Moyer is one of four Executive Editors of the Journal of the History of Ideas, part of an editorial team that also includes Warren Breckman of Penn, Martin Burke of CUNY, and Anthony Grafton of Princeton. The JHI is published by  Penn Press, and its offices are on the Penn campus.

Professor Moyer serves as Executive Director of the Renaissance Society of America.

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The Philosophers' Game: Rithmomachia in Medieval and Renaissance Europe (University of Michigan Press, 2001) Raffaele Brandolini On Music and Poetry (MRTS, 2001) Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in the Italian Renaissance (Cornell University Press, 1992)