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Lorenzo of Florence

Mary M Cropper

Lorenzo of Florence

a study in historical perspectives, with appendix containing materials for a simulation-game

by Mary M Cropper

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medici, Lorenzo de", -- 1449-1492,
  • Renaissance,
  • Simulation games in education

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mary M. Cropper
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. [ii, 616 leaves] :
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14416638M

    Lorenzo de' Medici. For the members of the Medici Medici, Italian family that directed the destinies of Florence from the 15th cent. until Of obscure origin, they rose to immense wealth as merchants and bankers, became affiliated through marriage with the .   At the time, Lorenzo was only 20 years old and many in Florence’s institutions deemed him too young and inexperienced. Florence in the Golden Age His very first test occurred in when a coup was led by Bernardo Nardi to capture Prato, a city within the sphere of influence of Florence.

    Lorenzo's relative inattention to the family bank means that Piero is the first Medici to attempt to control Florence without an ample supply of funds. And he lacks his father's diplomatic skills. Early in his reign he shows signs of abandoning Lorenzo's equal-handed relationship with Naples and Milan, inclining instead to Naples.   This book concentrates on a single collector of antiquities, Lorenzo de' Medici, the leader of the Republic of Florence (b. d. ). It is based on the discovery of letters, which can be added to 48 other ones that had been previously : Laurie Fusco.

    Know Before You Go. The Chapel is part of the Basilica di San Lorenzo in the center of Florence, open from am to 5pm every day except as follows: closed on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.   In Season 3, we see Savonarola using his oratory skills to turn the people of Florence against Lorenzo, suggesting that the latter was responsible for the death of Tommaso Peruzzi. Peruzzi was played by Toby Regbo, who incidentally played a Medici descendant in The CW's 'Reign', Lorenzo's great-great-grandson, Frances : Neetha K.


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Lorenzo il Magnifico de’ Medici was the head of the ruling political party at the apogee of the golden age of Quattrocento Florence. Born inhis life was shaped by privilege and responsibility, and his deeds as a statesman were legendary even while he lived/5(3). Having recently Lorenzo of Florence book to Florence, this book added greater "life" to all that I experienced.

I never tire of reading about the Medici. They Lorenzo of Florence book such an integral part of Italian history. Unger's book on Lorenzo de' Medici is a well crafted tale of a man who lived an inspired existence/5(52).

Magnifico is a vividly colorful portrait of Lorenzo de' Medici, the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age. A true "Renaissance man," Lorenzo dazzled contemporaries with his prodigious talents and magnetic personality.

Known to history as Il Magnifico (the Magnificent), Lorenzo was not only the foremost patron of his day but also a renowned poet, equally adept4/5. Lorenzo de' Medici This article relates to The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence One of the main characters in Alyssa Palombo's novel, The Most Beautiful Girl in Florence, is a fictional representation of Lorenzo de' Medici (), one of the de facto rulers of the Republic of Florence during the height of the Italian Renaissance.

History of Florence: Lorence de' Medici History of Florence After the successful termination of the war of Serezana, the Florentines lived in prosperous tranquillity until the death of Lorenzo de' Medici in ; for after having established peace by his good judgment and authority, Lorenzo devoted his attention to the aggrandisement of the city and of his own family.

The Book of Hours of Lorenzo de' Medici is a remarkable manuscript preserved at the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana in Florence. The small and lavish codex is comparable to a jewel because of the preciousness of the stones that decorate the binding and the elegant illuminations attributed to Francesco Rosselli.

The Book of Hours of Lorenzo de' Medici: A Jewel Book for Women. The book starts at the height of the reign of Lorenzo the Magnificent in Florence. This was a Paul Strathern’s book on the power struggle between the Medici and Girolamo Savonarola is an intricate tale of renaissance politics and religious extremism/5.

With Lorenzo de’ Medici the period of tutelage came to an end. The Magnificent Lorenzo, virtual ruler of Florence in the late 15th century, was one of the fine poets of his time. His sonnets show Petrarch’s influence but transformed with his own genius.

Girolamo Savonarola (UK: / ˌ s æ v ɒ n ə ˈ r oʊ l ə /, US: / ˌ s æ v ə n- s ə ˌ v ɒ n-/, Italian: [dʒiˈrɔːlamo savonaˈrɔːla]; 21 September – 23 May ) was an Italian Dominican friar from Ferrara and preacher active in Renaissance was known for his prophecies of civic glory, the destruction of secular art and culture, and his calls for Christian of death: Hanged and burned.

Born out of wedlock to a dark-skinned maid and Lorenzo de' Medici, he was the last legitimate heir to the line of Lorenzo the Magnificent. By the age of nineteen, he was prince of Florence, inheritor of the legacy of the grandest dynasty of the Italian Renaissance.

The story reminds us of Lorenzo the Magnificent (Italian: Lorenzo il Magnifico, –) as the greatest of the was a poet, humanist, skilled politician, writer, and patron of the arts. At the time of Lorenzo, the Medici overcame the opposition of the monk Savonarola and the famous Pazzi conspiracy () during which Lorenzo was wounded, and his brother Giuliano lost.

Synopsis. Lorenzo de’ Medici ruled Florence with his brother Giuliano from to After the latter's assassination, the crowd stood by the Medici and tore the assassins limb from limb.

Drawing of Florence said “della catena”, by Francesco di Lorenzo Rosselli, around It shows the Toscan city during the rule of Lorenzo de’Medici, in the years immediately next to the Pazzi conspiracy. He adopted Giuliano’s son as his own, raising them alongside his many sons and daughters.

Lorenzo de' Medici Biography Lorenzo de’ Medici was an Italian politician, statesman, diplomat, banker, and de facto ruler of the Republic of Florence. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life.

One of our best sellers in Florence. Located within a minute walk of Uffizi Gallery and miles of Ponte Vecchio in Florence, B&B Lorenzo&Lorenzo Vol.2 has accommodations with free WiFi and seating area. There's a shared bathroom with bidet in all units, along with a hairdryer and free toiletries/10().

Lorenzo de’ Medici – known as the Magnificent – ruled Florence during the second half of the fifteenth century. A politician of exceptional ability, he was also an intellectual and a patron of the arts. De Medici was born in Florence on January 1,the son of Piero di Cosimo and Lucrezia Tornabuoni.

Lorenzo was one of five children born to Piero di Cosimo de’ Medici and his wife, Lucrezia (nee Tournabuoni). Piero was at the center of Florence’s politics scene and was an art collector, while Lucrezia was a poet in her own right and befriended many philosophers and fellow poets of the era.

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.

The Enchantress of Florence. by Salman Rushdie. a tale about three boys from Florence in the age of Lorenzo de' Medici, and a story of Akbar, greatest of. April Blood offers us a fresh portrait of Renaissance Florence, where dazzling artistic achievements went side by side with violence, craft, and bare-knuckle politics.

At the center of the canvas is the figure of Lorenzo the Magnificent--poet, statesman, connoisseur, patron of the arts, and ruthless "boss of bosses."/5(4). The pulpits of the San Lorenzo in Florence. by DONATELLO. During the last years of his life, as long as he was still capable, Donatello appears to have continued work on the pulpits of San Lorenzo.

There are many open questions regarding the authorship and the original purpose of the individual relief panels. However, the pulpits are another.Lorenzo Ghiberti, (born c.Pelago, Italy—died December 1,Florence), early Italian Renaissance sculptor, whose doors (Gates of Paradise; –52) for the Baptistery of the cathedral of Florence are considered one of the greatest masterpieces of Italian art in the works include three bronze statues for Orsanmichele (–25) and the reliefs for the cathedral.Book Bed and Breakfast Firenze Lorenzo&Lorenzo, Florence on Tripadvisor: See 64 traveler reviews, 38 candid photos, and great deals for Bed and Breakfast Firenze Lorenzo&Lorenzo, ranked # of B&Bs / inns in Florence and rated of 5 at Tripadvisor/5(64).