Essays Tagged: "Medici"

Giovanni and Lusanna: Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence: "An Insight Into The Lives Of Women During The European Middle Ages"

and banking (referred to by the Church and those subjected to it as usury) and associated with the Medici, the richest and most powerful in Florence.Lusanna Benedetto di Girolamo(1420-?) was the daug ...

(5 pages) 159 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

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

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 Lorenzo to rein ... ical 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 Europe ...

(4 pages) 191 2 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dante Alighieri

comincia dopo il 1290, mentre la sua attivita' pubblica dopo 1295, quando si iscrisse all'arte dei medici (per il legame che allora univa filosofia e medicina), appunto per poter partecipare alla vit ...

(10 pages) 61 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A breif biography of Andrea del Verrochio

mpo, Beheading of the Baptist, Head of Goliath, Alexander the Great, Tomb of Giovanni and Piero de' Medici, Christ and St Thomas. When Leonardo Da Vinci was 15, his father apprenticed him to Andrea de ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Italian Renaissance:brief history of economics, religion, society, politics, music, furniture, architecture, art, dance, clothing, food, and an emphasis on theatre.

tional ways of religion and this resulted in many small progressive sectors of different faiths.The Medicis were an Italian banking and political family that ruled Florence for almost three centuries. ... olitical family that ruled Florence for almost three centuries. Lorenzo the Magnificent, Cosimo de' Medici's grandson, had artists like Michelangelo visit his court. Although the Medicis were twice ex ...

(15 pages) 363 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Machiavelli's Philosophy.

to what Machiavelli says in his other work. Machiavelli, in this book, tries to deceive Lorenzo de Medici into fallowing false advice. Machiavelli first advises where a prince should live. He says th ... ece of advice that he gives seems to be focused on trying to change the residential strategy of the Medici Family.He then advises on how to behave saying that a prince should trust all people. Machiav ...

(21 pages) 252 0 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

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.

The powerful Medici family had a profound impact on a great many lives, but few to the extent of Niccolo Machiave ... ccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527). As a leading political thinker Machiavelli personally dealt with the Medici, and as a writer their influence was all the weightier, exemplified especially in The Prince ... nce (Hereafter Istorie); both works in which Machiavelli paid considerable attention to the way the Medici would envisage his work. The relationship between Machiavelli and the Medici is particularly ...

(15 pages) 161 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

written after Machiavelli had spent approximately six months imprisoned for conspiracy against the Medici government. The final chapter of The Prince concludes with Machiavelli's appeal to the Medici ... the introduction of The Prince, Machiavelli dedicates the treatise to Lorenzo "the Magnificent" de' Medici as evidence of his devotion and states that he possess nothing more valuable than his knowled ...

(14 pages) 68 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Was Machiavelli a Machiavellian?

ful. His close role within the Florentine republic as an emissary and his indirect contact with the Medici who later ruled the republic are the sources that provide the basis of his work.Machiavellian ... nstrued as an argument to support this was Machiavelli's wish to earn and retain favour amongst the Medici family by writing a work dedicated to them and their style of leadership. Machiavelli's role ...

(8 pages) 100 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Hitler and The Prince

rder.Machiavelli wrote The Prince as a gift to the Magnificent Lorenzo who was the son of Piero de' Medici. Another take on Machiavelli's writing of The Prince is as a resume of his knowledge for poss ...

(10 pages) 84 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Machiavelli vs. Thoreau (Compare and Contrast Essay)

The ideas from Niccolo Machiavelli, an Italian aristocrat, who published "The Prince" in 1513 for a Medici prince as a guideline on how to rule a country, gives a conservative approach to how one shou ...

(4 pages) 96 2 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Lorenzo Medici True Rennassance Man

on whether it's a man or a woman there is geometric perfection in all of us. So therefore I Lorenzo Medici the biggest patron of the renaissance and the biggest supporter of Leonardo da Vinci I'm a tr ... renaissance and the biggest supporter of Leonardo da Vinci I'm a true renaissance man.I Lorenzo de' Medici was born on January 1st 1449 in Florence Italy or as some people called it the centre of trad ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/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.

m worthy of their high standing in society. Among the greatest patrons were members of the powerful Medici family, who spent money on constructing churches and encouraging art. The works date from the ... pent money on constructing churches and encouraging art. The works date from the time of Lorenzo de Medici whom Machiavelli called "the greatest patron of art and literature that any prince has ever b ...

(11 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The European Porcelain.

ld and silver services gave way to the more highly prized porcelains.As early as 1580 Francesco de' Medici had manufactured in Florence a ware with a translucent body called porcelain. This was not th ...

(5 pages) 30 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Lorenzo de Medici.

and the writers that made those pieces all owe a great thanks to patrons like the famous Lorenzo de Medici. Lorenzo was not only thoughtful patron, but also was a worthy ruler, and politician, and a m ... and politician, and a man who's character made him adored by his subjects, and to others.Lorenzo de Medici was born in Florence, Italy on January 1, 1449 as Piero de Medici's eldest son. After continu ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


d interests.Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian humanist who lived under the rule of the Medici family. His publication of the "The Prince" was a dedication to the Medicis in attempt ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Naming Of America

Florentine, Amerigo Vespucci, who in 1492 was the commercial representative of the Italian house of Medici in Spain, and manager of a ship-chandlery business in Seville which helped fit out Columbus's ...

(4 pages) 633 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ted into The Prince. The Italian renaissance is in effect while Machiavelli is writing to Lorenzo d'Medici of Florence (to whom he addressed The Prince). The renaissance and the rise of Civic Humanism ... d studied the actions of many more. His knowledge gave him great insight on political strategy. The Medici family was in power in Florence when The Prince was written. Machiavelli's own political care ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Life of Niccolo Machiavelli

Second Chancellor (secretary) for the Florence government. This is actually the same year that the Medici family had been driven out of power. During this time, Machiavelli worked under Piero Soderin ... in establishing a powerful military. That year, Tuscany was invaded with troops that supported the Medici family being brought back into power. Upon arriving at Florence, the militia was greeted with ...

(19 pages) 47 0 3.0 Dec/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 ... pplied to a surface of wet plaster. Michelangelo used it to paint ceiling of chapel.Notes:Giulio de'Medici: Giuliano's son. Cousin (close as brother) to Giovanni de'Medici-wanted to take over papacy t ... tism. Along w/Leo, tortured and exiled Machiavelli, whom wrote "The Prince" and dedicated it to the Medicis- did not accept as apology.Giulio Became Pope Clement 7 after Leo died, right before the Lut ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History