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6 edition of The Medici found in the catalog.

The Medici

the golden age of collecting

by Massimo Winspeare

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Sillabe in Livorno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florence (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Medici, House of,
    • Medici, House of -- Portraits,
    • Medici, House of -- Art collections,
    • Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMassimo Winspeare ; [translation, Richard Fowler].
      GenrePortraits.
      SeriesProfili ;, 1, Profili (Livorno, Italy) ;, 1.
      ContributionsFirenze musei.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG737.42 .W5613 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3461854M
      ISBN 108883470532
      LC Control Number2005418192

      Mary Hollingsworth argues that the claim the Medici were fathers of the Renaissance, and Florence its cradle, is in large part a fiction; a legend created in the sixteenth century to enhance the Medici name - and a myth that has overshadowed the contributions made by .   From the very beginning, Lorenzo de’ Medici was a major patron of the arts, even more so than others in the Medici dynasty, which always place a high value on the arts. Although Lorenzo himself rarely commissioned work, he often connected artists with .

      Get this from a library! The Medici. [G F Young] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff. This enthralling book charts the family's huge influence on the political, economic, and cultural history of Florence. Beginning in the early s with the rise of the dynasty under the near-legendary Cosimo de Medici, it moves through their golden era as patrons of some of the most remarkable artists and architects of the Renaissance, to the era of the Medici Popes and Grand Dukes, Florence.

      This Prayerbook was made for Marie de' Medici in the second quarter of the seventeenth century. Beyond its provenance as a personal book owned by the famous queen, it is exceptional for its intricately cut borders, which transform the parchment margins into lace. the medici Download the medici or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the medici book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


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Although I enjoyed reading this book and I did learn quite a bit, by the end, I wondered if Paul Strathern loathed the entire Medici Family and the City of Florence in general. Additionally, he seemed to spend an unnecessary amount of time pointing out various individuals’ sexual proclivities and/or perversions/5(93).

This book is an in depth look at this Florentine family beginning with Cosimo de Medici in the s and ending with the death of Medici family line in The Medici family was influential in art, politics, and especially economics/5.

This book is certainly an entertaining enough read. However the English is sometimes clumsy and the author overuses certain words (such as 'anathema') - the book could have done with more attention from an editior.

Also the author is so clearly something of a fan of Catherine de Medici that it makes the reader doubtful about some of her by: 7. Cosimo di Giovanni de' Medici, called "the Elder" (Italian: il Vecchio) and posthumously "Father of the Fatherland" (Latin: pater patriae) (27 September – 1 August ), was an Italian banker and politician, the first member of the Medici family which effectively ruled Florence during much of the Italian e his influence, his power was not absolute; Florence's Born: 10 AprilFlorence, Republic of Florence.

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Release year: Cosimo's grandson Lorenzo Medici throws himself into shoring up the clan's finances and securing Florence's future while his enemies plot against him. After a surprise attack, Lorenzo and Giuliano search for the culprits. The trail leads the brothers to the Pazzis, but treachery lies closer at hand.

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With twenty-four pages of black-and-white illustrations, this timeless saga is one of Quill's strongest-selling paperbacks/5(16). Medici and DocbookMD are so well-aligned with each other, and with the interests of medical associations in helping doctors live and practice at the highest level.” Original DocbookMD co-founder, Tracey Haas, DO, MPH, is supportive of the move, stating: “We are thrilled to see DocbookMD find a home at Medici, with its physician-centric.

The Medici family, also known as the House of Medici, first attained wealth and political power in Florence in the 13th century through its success in commerce and. The Medici Warrior Series Click an image below to be redirected to the page for each book, as they become available.

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Created by Nicholas Meyer, Frank Spotnitz. With Daniel Sharman, Alessandra Mastronardi, Synnove Karlsen, Sebastian De Souza. A political family drama set in Florence in the early fifteenth century. Cosimo de Medici finds himself at the helm of his banking dynasty when his father, Giovanni, dies suddenly/10(K).

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The $5, award is the first annual national prize given to acknowledge the tremendous impact that book club selections have on readers. This title follows the the fortunes of the Medici family in Florence as well as those who achieved success away from Florence, including the two Medici popes and Catherine de' Medici who became Queen of France.

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The New York Times "A fantastically comprehensive history covering the breadth of the great learning, art, politics, and religion of the period." —Kirkus Starred Review. From the /5(2). The story reminds us of Lorenzo the Magnificent (Italian: Lorenzo il Magnifico, –) as the greatest of the was a poet, humanist, skilled politician, writer, and patron of the arts.

At the time of Lorenzo, the Medici overcame the opposition of the monk Savonarola and the famous Pazzi conspiracy () during which Lorenzo was wounded, and his brother Giuliano lost his.

Medici family, Italian bourgeois family that ruled Florence and, later, Tuscany during most of the period from toexcept for two brief intervals. It provided the Roman Catholic Church with four popes (Leo X, Clement VII, Pius IV, and Leon XI) and married into the royal families of Europe.

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Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florentine statesman, ruler, and patron of arts and letters, the most brilliant of the Medici. He ruled Florence with his younger brother, Giuliano (–78), from to and, after the latter’s assassination, was sole ruler from to Upon the death of his father.

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The strength of the Medici continued with the papacies of Leo X and Clement VII. The author dubs the Medici godfathers to the Renaissance, but it was Clement’s dawdling over the divorce of England’s Henry VIII that unwittingly led to the final break with the church and the : Paul Strathern.