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a native or resident of Florence, Italy

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Seeking to derail the almost exclusive attention on the ruling Medici family in studies on Florence from 1600 to 1660, Goudriaan shows how educated members of the Florentine patriciate contributed substantially to the cultural success of the Medici court, and how their networks were responsible for many cultural innovations in Florentine society.
In so doing, he demonstrates the dynamic evolution of Machiavelli's thought as he was stimulated by his reflection on Florentine history.
Mark Jurdjevic focuses on two texts written by Machiavelli in the 1520s--the Discourse on Florentine affairs after the death of the younger Lorenzo [de ' Medici] and the Florentine Histories--contrasting their political thought with his two most famous political works, The Prince and the Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livy, both written between 1513 and 1519.
He has conducted research on the Valori family - a prominent Florentine Renaissance family and close supporters of the Medici.
Milner also found a document describing Florentine authorities paying four horsemen to ride through the streets in search of Machiavelli and the subsequent reward they would receive for his capture.
Chapter 3 considers Gangalandi, arguing against the view that Florentine landowners there were necessarily 'agents of oppression in the countryside' (p.
The most significant and influential impact of McLean's text lies not so much in the specifics of the Florentine scenario, but rather in his methodology and approach to the concept of culture.
The bibliography includes most of the recently published sources and authorities, though the text could have engaged more fully with the evidence made available through the ongoing--and cited--edition of Lorenzo's letters; these throw light on the dual nature of Florentine government, the diarchy between commune and Medici, for example in the areas of foreign affairs and the government of subject territories.
Tanzini organizes his study chronologically, dividing his book into four periods: from the 1330s to the 1380s, which marked the birth of the Florentine state and the introduction of a state mechanism for the approval of the laws of subject towns; from 1385 to 1430, during the oligarchic stage of Florentine state development, which witnessed a systematization of the form of approval of the codes diffused across the territory indicating a political and documentary strategy of influence on the part of Florence; from 1430 to the end of the century, which marked a mature phase when dialogues between the subject communities and Florence conserved in Florentine registers record reforms and the approval of new laws; and from 1500 to ca.
of Leeds, UK), the triumph of lay education and literacy in Florence and Florentine Tuscany played a central role in the flourishing of the Italy's urban commercial revolution of the 12th and 13th centuries and the Renaissance classical revival of the 14th century.
Simon Gilson's Dante and Renaissance Florence, which appropriately sports Domenico Michelino's painting on its dust jacket and refers to the painting in the introduction, is ah exploration of the Florentine reception of Dante and his works from 1350, the year Boccaccio first met Petrarch, to 1481, when Cristoforo Landino published his great commentary on Dante's Comedy.
FLORENTINE Fish Pie under the Retail Brand "Hannaford's" has just been awarded a prestigious Gold Award in the 2007 Great Taste Awards run by the Guild of Fine Food.
New York -- A few days after Pope Benedict XVI's lecture at the University of Regensburg, Florentine author and journalist Oriana Fallaci died at the age of 77.
This is an original study, a clearly written, thorough, and important book that illustrates for the first time Dante's centrality to Florentine culture and thought in the Renaissance.