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Author by : Tim Parks Languange Used : en Release Date : 2013-08-22 Publisher by : Profile Books ISBN : 9781847656872 File Size : 44,5 Mb Total Download : 205
The Medici are famous as the rulers of Florence at the high point of the Renaissance. Their power derived from the family bank, and this book tells the fascinating, frequently bloody story of the family and the dramatic development and collapse of their bank (from Cosimo who took it over in 1419 to his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent who presided over its precipitous decline). The Medici faced two apparently insuperable problems: how did a banker deal with the fact that the Church regarded interest as a sin and had made it illegal? How in a small republic like Florence could he avoid having h
Author by : Mary Hollingsworth Languange Used : en Release Date : 2019-01-10 Publisher by : ISBN : 1786691531 File Size : 52,6 Mb Total Download : 342
Having founded the bank that became the most powerful in Europe in the fifteenth century, the Medici gained political power in Florence, raising the city to a peak of cultural achievement and becoming its hereditary dukes. Among their number were no fewer than three popes and a powerful and influential queen of France. Their patronage brought about an explosion of Florentine art and architecture. Michelangelo, Donatello, Fra Angelico and Leonardo are among the artists with whom they were associated. Thus runs the 'received view' of the Medici. Mary Hollingsworth argues that the idea that they
Author by : J. R. Hale Languange Used : en Release Date : 2001 Publisher by : Weidenfeld & Nicolson ISBN : 1842124560 File Size : 54,8 Mb Total Download : 371
The enduring fascination of the Medici emanates from their ability as individuals and as a family to control the government of Florence - first, within a quasi-democratic system, and finally through dynastic inheritance.Based on the latest research, Professor Hale's masterly study thus presents an account of the Medici that serves as a history of Florence from the early fifteenth to the early eighteenth century.
Author by : Raffaella Fabiani Giannetto Languange Used : en Release Date : 2017-03-31 Publisher by : University of Pennsylvania Press ISBN : 9781512821581 File Size : 42,7 Mb Total Download : 937
Medici Gardens challenges the common assumption that such gardens as Trebbio, Cafaggiolo, Careggi, and Fiesole were the products of an established design practice whereby one client commissioned one architect or artist. The book suggests that in the case of the gardens in Florence garden making preceded its theoretical articulation.