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Lorenzo The Magnificent And Florence In Her Golden Age

by E. L. S. Horsburgh

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

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    Open LibraryOL11889769M
    ISBN 10142863004X
    ISBN 109781428630048

    Lorenzo de' Medici (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso de ˈmɛːditʃi], 1 January – 9 April ) was an Italian statesman and de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic, who was one of the most powerful and enthusiastic patrons of the Renaissance. Also known as Lorenzo the Magnificent (Lorenzo il Magnifico [loˈrɛntso il maɲˈɲiːfiko]) by contemporary Florentines, he was a Predecessor: Piero the Gouty. Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy in Little is known about his childhood except that he was the son of a lawyer and read widely in the Latin and Italian classics. Machiavelli lived during the "Golden Age" of Lorenzo de Medici 's, (or, as he is commonly known, "Lorenzo the Magnificent") rule of the state of Florence.

    The second son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler of the Florentine Republic, he was elevated to the cardinalate in Pope Julius II His papacy was marked by an active foreign policy, ambitious building projects, and patronage for the arts—he commissioned the destruction and rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica, plus Michelangelo's.   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 /5(5).

    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 adept at composing /5(3). 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.


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Lorenzo The Magnificent And Florence In Her Golden Age by E. L. S. Horsburgh Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[Edward Lee Stuart Horsburgh]. Lorenzo the Magnificent, and Florence in her golden age. New York: Putnam, (OCoLC) Named Person: Lorenzo de' Medici; Lorenzo de' Medici: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: E L S Horsburgh.

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(Edward Lee Stuart) Publication date Topics Medici, Lorenzo de', Publisher New York: Putnam Collection getty; americana Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute. 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 adept at composing Cited by: 3.

Chief in that stellar group was Lorenzo the Magnificent, head of the Medici banking family and unofficial head of the government of Florence. He was also an enthusiastic patron of scholars, artists, architects and musicians.

When Michelangelo was a boy, Lorenzo recognised his genius, and supported him financially for four years. 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. “Michelangelo always ate at Lorenzo’s table with the sons of the family, and Lorenzo always treated him with great respect.” Giorgio Vasari He died in at only 43 years old, succumbing to a hereditary illness that had also taken his his health failed, he knew that death was near, and was transported to Careggi.

Lorenzo de’ Medici, also known as Lorenzo the Magnificent, was an Italian politician, statesman, diplomat, banker and de facto ruler of the Republic of Florence. Considered to be one of the most influential patrons of artists, poets, and scholars during the Italian Renaissance, he ushered in the Golden Age of Florence and funded many public.

His death marked the end of a Golden Age. Motto: “Whoever wants to be happy, let him be so; of tomorrow there is no knowing.” Guliano de' Medici () Co-ruler and little brother to Lorenzo the Magnificent, Guiliano's life is cut short after suffering 19 stab wounds in an assassination inside the Duomo at age   Botticelli: From Lorenzo the Magnificent to Savonarola is at Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, until February Details: 00 33 1 42 34 28 Details: 00 33 1 42 34 28 Topics.

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. However, the coup failed as the population remained loyal to the Medicis and Bernardo is imprisoned.

Lorenzo had a choice between showing mercy and showing firmness. Module 3 - Lorenzo the Magnificent - When you hear the name Medici nowadays, there is one person who immediately springs to mind. And that person is Lorenzo, known to history as ‘The Magnificent’ thanks to the way he ruled Florence during its golden age, thanks to his talents, his commissioning of great artworks and thanks to his political 5/5.

Among all of the Medicis, its most famous member ruled during the Golden Age of Florence, at the apex of the Renaissance's artistic achievements. Lorenzo de' Medici, commonly referred to as Lorenzo the Magnificent, was groomed both intellectually and politically to rule Venice, and he took the reins of power at just 20 years old.

The most prominent woman in Renaissance Florence, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici () lived during her city’s golden age. Wife of Piero de’ Medici and mother of Lorenzo the Magnificent, Tornabuoni exerted considerable influence on Florence’s political and social affairs.

She was also, as this volume illustrates, a gifted and prolific is the first major collection in. Miles J. Unger, Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo de Medici (Simon and Schuster ) is a vividly colorful new biography of this true "renaissance man", the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age.Lorenzo the Magnificent by Giorgio Vasari He used his patronage well to enhance his image, promoting himself as a strong and ideal leader of Florence and Tuscany.

Cosimo himself took over the role of storyteller for the memory of being thrown out the window as a baby, a story that tied in beautifully with the legend of himself he created as a.

The most prominent woman in Renaissance Florence, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de' Medici () lived during her city's golden age. Wife of Piero de' Medici and mother of Lorenzo the Magnificent, Tornabuoni exerted considerable influence on Florence's political and social affairs.

She was also, as this volume illustrates, a gifted and prolific poet.5/5(1).