life of Lorenzo de" Medici, called the Magnificent.

by William Roscoe

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 564 Downloads: 17
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  • Florence (Italy)

Subjects:

  • Medici, Lorenzo de", 1449-1492.,
  • Florence (Italy) -- History.

Edition Notes

StatementBy William Roscoe.
SeriesBohn"s standard library
ContributionsRoscoe, Thomas, 1791-1871, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG737.9 .R7 1889
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 564 p.
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6576340M
LC Control Number15009738
OCLC/WorldCa6481983

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Lorenzo de' Medici, the brilliant, learned, and ruthless head of a wealthy banking family, ruled the Italian city-state of Florence in the Renaissance. This bust may copy a wax statue made to commemorate Lorenzo's survival in , when an assassination plot took the life . Lorenzo the Magnificent the grandson of Cosimo de' Medici, Lorenzo ruled Florence in almost totalitarian fashion during the last quarter of the fifteenth century; the assassination of his brother in by a rival family, the Pazzi, who plotted with the pope against Medici rule, made Lorenzo a cautious and determined ruler.

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Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent. by William Roscoe. of 4; Volume 3. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller   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. This classic biography by William Roscoe of the life of Called the Magnificent.

book de' Medici is an exciting read of the life of an exciting man. Lorenzo de' Medici was a diplomat, statesman, and patron who helped build and maintain Florence's vast amounts of power in Renaissance Italy.

His power was life of Lorenzo de Medici complete, that after his death, the coalition fell apart.3/5(1). Have you ever wondered why the most worthy heir, and most famous character of the Medici dynasty, was called Lorenzo ‘the Magnificent’.

Obviously not for his beauty, as Lorenzo de’ Medici was quite ugly; but this ugliness comes from the other part of his bloodline: his grandfather Giovanni Tornabuoni and his mother Lucrezia Tornabuoni, known for having a ‘squashed’ nose.

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Lorenzo de&’Medici () was the ruler of Florence and the principal statesman of his time. A contemporary of Columbus, Lorenzo is hardly known in the English-speaking world as a major Quattrocento writer, author of a large and varied body of.

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Considered to be one of the most influential patrons of artists, poets, and scholars during the Italian Renaissance, he ushered in the Golden Age of Florence and funded many public. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roscoe, William, Life of Lorenzo de'Medici. London, Henry G.

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The Florentines were not happy that one of their favourites would be marrying a Roman, so he hosted a great tournament to appease them, which became the subject of a poem by Luigi Pulci, “La Giostra” di Lorenzo de’ Medici. Four months later, Clarice arrived in great fanfare for the wedding, presented on a magnificent horse with fifty knights.

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[]Pages: Lorenzo de' Medici (–), called "the Magnificent", was more capable of leading and ruling a city, but he neglected the family banking business, which led to its ultimate ruin. To ensure the continuance of his family's success, Lorenzo planned his children's future careers for y: Republic of Florence, Duchy of Florence.

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“The life of Lorenzo de’ Medici is in a double sense the history of Italy in his time. He was not only the arbiter of political events; but also in his own brilliant and diverse nature he was himself the type of multiform brilliance of that extraordinary age” (Carpenter, Lorenzo de’Medici, 1).

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Edwards London. Wikipedia Citation. Lorenzo de' MediciJanuary 1, Florence, ItalyApril 9, Florence, Italy Merchant The Italian merchant prince Lorenzo de' Medici, called "il Magnifico" ("the Magnificent"), ruled both the Florentine state and a vast commercial empire.

As a poet and a patron, or financial supporter, of poets, he stimulated the revival and splendor of Italian literature. Medici the Magnificent – Fact and fiction in the TV series. What is the series about.

In a nutshell the series follows the events leading up to the Congiura dei Pazzi (The Pazzi Conspiracy) in At this time the enemies of the Medici, including the Pope himself, were uniting with the Pazzi family in a plot to murder the Medici brothers, Lorenzo and Giuliano.

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Lorenzo de' Medici married Clarice Orsini by proxy on 7 Februarymuch to the displeasure of the Florentines. Not only was Clarice a very religious and introverted woman—antithetical to the Humanist movement obsessing most Florentines of the time, especially Lorenzo himself—they felt Lorenzo’s choice of a woman of Rome was a.

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