Essays Tagged: "House of Medici"

Michelangelo Buonarroti

special school at the Medici Garden. After a short stay in the class, he was invited to stay at the house of Lorenzo De' Medici, a great painter. By the time he turned sixteen years old he had already ...

(4 pages) 388 6 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay is a brief analysis of Niccolo' Machiavelli's most famous treatise, "The Prince", written in 1513

This essay is a brief analysis of Niccolo' Machiavelli's most famous treatise, "The Prince", written in 1513. The title page presen ... , written in 1513. The title page presents this work specifically to "Lorenzo The Magnificent", son of Piero Di Medici as a gift of devotion but the underlying reason was to influence the powerful Lor ... monarchical and despot-ically entrenched Florentine family. Lorenzo continued the governing methods of the Medici in banking, trade and industry. These business interests spread far from Florence into ...

(4 pages) 191 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Michelangelo Buonartti.

Michelangelo BuonarottiPainter, Sculptor and Architect of Florence(1475-1564)Michelangelo (1475-1564) was one of the most famous artists in history. He was ... tive energy also led him to become a great painter and architect as well as a poet. He was also one of the most famous people of his time and a great leader of the Italian Renaissance; a period marked ... leader of the Italian Renaissance; a period marked by a rebirth of interest in the art and learning of ancient Greece and Rome.Michelangelo is best known for his treatment of the human body in paintin ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This essay in an evaluation of the importance of the relationship between Niccolo Machiavelli and the powerful Medici family that dominated Florentine politics during the time of Machiavelli.

d at the present time it is impossible to see in what she can place more hope than your illustrious House, which, with its fortune and prowess, favoured by God and by the Church, of which it is now th ... obviously was not so truthful in his endearing diatribe that heavily praised the Medici's 'glorious House'. Yet The Prince contains a substantial argument that Machiavelli was a Medicean supporter, or ...

(15 pages) 161 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Used both Hardball by Chris Matthews and The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

(51). Matthews states an example to support both his and Machiavelli's theory:Former Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill had a favorite phrase for this principle: "All politics is local." If you want to ...

(14 pages) 68 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Machiavelli vs. Thoreau (Compare and Contrast Essay)

be governed will always be an ongoing struggle. How can a government maintain order and the safety of its people yet at the same time preserve its citizens' natural right to be free? The ideas from N ... ve approach to how one should govern. Henry David Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" published in 1849, offers a liberal approach on how one should be governed. Machiavelli stresses the importance of main ...

(4 pages) 96 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Lorenzo Medici True Rennassance Man

I am the greatest patron in the world. Oh yes I'am the richest man in Florence as well. I got most of my money and power because of my love for art. I'am the one who supported Leonardo da Vinci and G ... ter the middle ages. The renaissance was a new age where people loved art, painting, sculpting, and of course music. The main idea that was born during the renaissance was "Humanism" witch meant man i ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Machiavelli: Vita und Werk

in der Romagna bei Cesare Borgia, zweimal in Rom bei Papst Julius II. und zweimal am kaiserlichen Hof bei Maximilian I. die Interessen seiner Heimatstadt vertreten.Er heiratet im Herbst Marietta di L ... lis.In den letzten Augusttagen 1512 nehmen die Truppen der Medici Florenz ein.Machiavelli wechselt sofort die Front und glaubt, dass gute Beamte stets gebraucht werden. Doch es kommt anders: am 9. Nov ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is artistic patronage and how important is the patron's input? Examine the importance of patronage for the work of at least two artists dealt with in the subject.

Patrons exerted a strong influence on the creation and execution of art in Italy between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries. Art served specific functions so t ... sts were paid to produce exactly what the patron wanted. The artist could be creative to the extent of his natural and acquired capacity but always within the conditions imposed by the patron. The sys ... al process and artwork therefore reflected both seller and buyer. "The work was viewed as a product of two energies in which the artist articulated, by rendering shapes, the message assigned by the pa ...

(11 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Lorenzo de Medici.

achievements came about in all fields including science and especially in the arts. The great works of arts and artists, and philosophers, and the writers that made those pieces all owe a great thanks ... ather's position, his high ideals and his own personal charm allowed him to gain an enormous amount of popular support. Not only was able to charm others to get popular support, but he a well-qualifie ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Prince" by Niccolo Machiavelli

their position. The book was intentionally just for Prince Lorenzo The Magnificent, a ruling member of the Medici family, but today, anyone can read this book to get some pointers on political issues. ... ical issues. Since Machiavelli had ideas that were referable to evil and brutality, he raised a lot of eyebrows, and was called the devil by many. He believes that a new ruler's main focuses should be ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Medici Notes and Reflection

Medici NotesVocab:Simony: practice of buying and selling church positions and titles (priest, bishop, etc…). It was common this ... ng promotions, basic employment, higher earnings, and other benefits to employees who are relatives of management. Pope Leo made Giulio archbishop by nepotism.Exile:be away from one's home (i.e. city, ... o were exiled from Florence.Fresco: a painting technique in which pigments are applied to a surface of wet plaster. Michelangelo used it to paint ceiling of chapel.Notes:Giulio de'Medici: Giuliano's s ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Florence and the Renaissance

leon and Catherine the Great of Russia.There are a larger number of churches, public buildings, and houses constructed with Romanesque or Gothic architecture in Florence. These architectural achieveme ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Art Essays


1789The Renaissance: Problem Paper Topic # 4The word renaissance means "rebirth" in French. The age of the Renaissance was a transitional movement in Europe between medieval to modern times beginning ... dieval to modern times beginning in the 14th century in Italy. The two and half century time period of European history is called the Renaissance because it marked the rebirth of a certain way of thin ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History