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The history of Florence, and other selections

NiccolГІ Machiavelli

The history of Florence, and other selections

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Published by Twayne in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Niccolò Machiavelli ; selected, edited and with an introduction by Myron P. Gilmore ; newly translated by Judith A. Rawson.
SeriesThe great histories
ContributionsGilmore, Myron Piper., Rawson, Judy.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21593095M
ISBN 100671483641
OCLC/WorldCa100523


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A Brief History Of Florence. This brief history of Florence takes a look at one of the most influential cities of Northern Italy. Located in the central Italian region of Tuscany, Florence is one of the most breathtaking cities in Europe.

Celebrated as the birthplace of the Renaissance, The city is home to many of its most famous artistic treasures. /History of Florence/ written between andand dedicated to Clement VII. The first book is merely a rapid review of the Middle Ages, the history of Florence beginning with Book II.

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Dark Water (Robert Clark, ). Florentines race to save. The geniuses of Florence were backed by men of towering wealth, and the city to this day gives testimony to their passions for religion, for art, for power, or for money.

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[Niccolò Machiavelli] FranceDiscourse on Florentine affairs after the death of LorenzoThe life of Castruccio Castracani of LuccaThe history of Florence, books(p. Series Title: Great histories. The history of Florence, and other selections.\/span. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Machiavelli, Niccolò, Machiavelli: the history of Florence, and other selections.

Written history of Florence traditionally begins in 59 BC, when the Romans founded the village for army veterans, and reportedly dedicated it to the god Mars. According to some stories, the city was founded for precise political and strategic reasons; in 62 BC, Fiesole (a region in Florence) was a cove for Catilines, and Caesar wanted an outpost nearby to monitor the.

The history of Florence, Massachusetts: including a complete account of the Northampton Association of Education and Industry by Sheffeld, Charles A. The History of Florence: And of the Affairs of Italy; From the Earliest Times to the Death of Lorenzo the Magnificent Together with the Prince and Various Historical Tracts (Classic Reprint) Published December 28th by Forgotten Books.

Hardcover, pages. A BRIEF HISTORY OF FLORENCE, ITALY. By Tim Lambert. Florence in the Middle Ages. The great city of Florence was founded by the Romans in 59 BC. It was a colonia, a settlement for retired soldiers and it was called Florentia.

The new town flourished and grew under Roman rule. However, in the 4th century, the Roman Empire split into two, East and. A brilliant piece of scholarship, imbued with devotion to and inspiration from the city he has chosen. A definitive and exhaustive history of Florence from its founding through the Renaissance.

For public libraries and colleges. Florence (Italy) -- History. See Florence; Filed under: Florence (Italy) -- History. History of Florence, and of the Affairs of Italy, From the Earliest Times to the Death of Lorenzo the Magnificent, by Niccolò Machiavelli, contrib.

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(Save over 20%) Credits will not expire, so you can use them at any time. Explore our list of Italian History - - (Medieval & Renaissance Italy) Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Typical of the innovative skills and determination of the Tuscan's, throughout this turbulent history the region and Florence enjoyed a booming economy with a population ofThe mainstay of the local economy was the wool trade.

Synopsis This book is as captivating as the city itself. Hibbert's gift is weaving political, social and art history into an elegantly readable and marvelously lively whole. The author's book on Florence will also be at once a history and a guide book and will be enhanced by splendid /5(36).

The book's primary title exemplifies Boccaccio's fondness for Greek philology: Decameron combines two Greek words, δέκα, déka ("ten") and ἡμέρα, hēméra ("day"), to form a term that means "ten-day [event]". Ten days is the period in which the characters of the frame story tell their tales.

Boccaccio's subtitle, Prencipe Galeotto Author: Giovanni Boccaccio. Wikimedia Commons has media related to History of Florence. Subcategories.

This category has the following 8 subcategories, out of 8 total. * Centuries in Florence‎ (2 C) B Bishops of Florence‎ (1 C, 4 P) History books about Florence‎ (5 P) D. In the next post of our Story of Florence series, we will discuss the completion of these railroads which led to the founding of Florence.

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In Florence, the most substantial patron of music until the fall of the Republic was the city itself; therefore, music was primarily used as a symbol of the city's cultural achievements. Civic musicians first appeared Music awards: Sanremo Music Festival (festival.

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Giovanni Villani (Italian pronunciation: [dʒoˈvanni vilˈlaːni]; c. or – ) was an Italian banker, official, diplomat and chronicler from Florence who wrote the Nuova Cronica (New Chronicles) on the history of was a leading statesman of Florence but later gained an unsavory reputation and served time in prison as a result of the bankruptcy of a trading and Born: c.

orFlorence. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Florence, Along with the early development of industry and the opening of the University of North Alabama (UNA) inthe docking and shipping business in Florence has played a major role in the city's economic history.

Florence's port, known originally as North Port, was at one time the northernmost port along the Tennessee River because of then-impassable shoals. Florence - Florence - History: Florentia (“The Flourishing Town”) was founded in 59 bce as a colony for soldiers of the armies of Rome and was laid out as a rectangular garrison town (castrum) below the hilltop Etruscan town of Faesulae.

Its streets formed a pattern of rectangular blocks, with a central forum, a temple to Mars, an amphitheatre, and public baths. An excellent general background to the history and development of Florence is Christopher Hibbert's book Florence, The Biography of a City.

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The site was settled in the early s and briefly called Brooksville but had become known as Florence bywhen its. Florence's internal feuds are even more complex than those of other Italian cities. There is the usual clash between the nobles and the rich merchants and craftsmen of the city guilds.

This struggle seems to be won by the merchants inwhen they pass a law restricting civic office to members of the guilds. Disclaimer: I'm no longer super familiar with scholarship on medieval Italy. As long as you don't need super cutting-edge scholarship, though, John Julius Norwich's A History of Venice is hands-down my favorite non-academic book on history.

(It was also probably the single most influential book in convincing me to take up history as a career.). History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy From the Earliest Times to the Death of Lorenzo the Magnificent Language: English: LoC Class: DG: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Italy, Vatican City, Malta: Subject: Florence (Italy) -- History Subject: Italy -- Politics and government Subject: Italy -- History -- Category: Text.

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The population was 3, at the census, up from 3, in Florence was built as a transportation center, with three railroads including a small railroad depot for the trains that hauled coal from the neighboring towns of Rockvale and Coal : Fremont.

Bodman Collection of Italian Renaissance Manuscripts Collection of books, incunabula, and manuscripts from the period of the Renaissance. Includes letters written between members of the Medici family of Florence and others in their social and political circles.

Florence Nightingale was born in the city of Florence, Italy on 12 May She was the second daughter of wealthy parents (her elder sister was called Parthenope) Her mother wanted Florence to marry a rich man.

However, Florence was a devout Christian and when she was 17 she felt God was calling her to serve him.Dogman: It's as hard for me to rank good books as it is to decide which I prefer - a great Fiorentina or a great lombatina or a great gelato.

For a vastly entertaining, general discussion of what made Florence the cradle of the Renaissance - and, hence, of the world we live in - it is awfully hard to beat McCarthy. As for the Medici, I would argue that they were the most .Book of the Month (founded ) is a United States subscription-based e-commerce service that offers a selection of five new hardcover books each month to its are selected and endorsed by a panel of judges, and members choose which book they would like to receive, similar to how the club originally operated when it began in Founded: ; 93 years ago in New York, NY.