The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall

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The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall

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Rating : 4.36 (567 Votes)
Asin : 1515963020
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 245 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-06-18
Language : English

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"A superb introduction to the history and arts created by one man's greed." ---Books for Breakfast

. He has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. Christopher Hibbert (1924-2008) was an English writer, historian, and biographer. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of over fifty books, including The Story of England, Disraeli, Edward VII, and George IV.Michael Page has been recording audiobooks since 1984 and has over two hundred audiobooks to his credit

"Five Stars" according to Pamela R Horton. Used for class met my needs

A republican city-state funded by trade and banking, its often bloody political scene was dominated by rich mercantile families, the most famous of which were the Medici. At its height, Renaissance Florence was a center of enormous wealth, power, and influence. This enthralling book charts the family's huge influence on the political, economic and cultural history of Florence. Beginning in the early 1430s with the rise of the dynasty under the near-legendary Cosimo de Medici, it moves through their golden era as patrons of some of the most remarkable artists and architects of the Renaissance, to the era of the Medici Popes and Grand Dukes, Florence's slide into decay and bankruptcy

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