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The Resource Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city, Paul Strathern

Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city, Paul Strathern

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Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city
Title
Death in Florence
Title remainder
the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city
Statement of responsibility
Paul Strathern
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo the Magnificent they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting allegiances between the major Italian powers. However, in the form of Savonarola, an unprepossessing provincial monk, Lorenzo found his nemesis
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Strathern, Paul
Dewey number
945.51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Medici, Lorenzo de'
  • Savonarola, Girolamo
  • Renaissance
  • Florence (Italy)
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Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city, Paul Strathern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-408) and index
Control code
000047253265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 428 p., [8] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780224089784
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Death in Florence : the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city, Paul Strathern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-408) and index
Control code
000047253265
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 428 p., [8] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780224089784
Other physical details
ill., maps

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