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The Resource The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance, Paul Strathern

The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance, Paul Strathern

Label
The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance
Title
The Medici
Title remainder
power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance
Statement of responsibility
Paul Strathern
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A vivid, dramatic and authoritative account of the most influential family in Italian history: The Medici
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strathern, Paul
Dewey number
945.51050922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medici, House of
  • Renaissance
  • Florence (Italy)
Label
The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance, Paul Strathern
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: The Medici : godfathers of the Renaissance. -- London : Jonathan Cape, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medici leaders and rulers in Florence -- High noon -- Origins of a dynasty. Ancient beginnings ; The origins of the Medici bank ; Giovanni's legacy ; Cosimo rising ; The moment of truth -- Out of the darkness. The Medici in exile ; The dawn of Humanism ; East meets West ; Art reborn : the egg dome and the human statue ; 'Father of the country' ; Piero the Gouty -- The Prince and the Prophet of Doom. The Renaissance Prince ; Murder in the cathedral ; Plato in the piazzas ; A succession of masters ; The tide turns ; The Bonfire of the Vanities -- The Pope and the Protestant. 'Il Gigante' : a statue of biblical proportions ; Rome : the Medici's new home ; Machiavelli meets his match ; Rome and the Lion Pope ; The Pope and the Protestant ; The Papacy stays in the family -- The battle for truth. A grim aftermath ; Aristocratic rule ; Medici : European royalty ; Godfathers of the scientific Renaissance ; Godfathers no more? ; Finale
Control code
ocn911364566
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
430 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, genealogical table, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911364566
Label
The Medici : power, money, and ambition in the Italian Renaissance, Paul Strathern
Publication
Note
Originally published: The Medici : godfathers of the Renaissance. -- London : Jonathan Cape, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-417) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Medici leaders and rulers in Florence -- High noon -- Origins of a dynasty. Ancient beginnings ; The origins of the Medici bank ; Giovanni's legacy ; Cosimo rising ; The moment of truth -- Out of the darkness. The Medici in exile ; The dawn of Humanism ; East meets West ; Art reborn : the egg dome and the human statue ; 'Father of the country' ; Piero the Gouty -- The Prince and the Prophet of Doom. The Renaissance Prince ; Murder in the cathedral ; Plato in the piazzas ; A succession of masters ; The tide turns ; The Bonfire of the Vanities -- The Pope and the Protestant. 'Il Gigante' : a statue of biblical proportions ; Rome : the Medici's new home ; Machiavelli meets his match ; Rome and the Lion Pope ; The Pope and the Protestant ; The Papacy stays in the family -- The battle for truth. A grim aftermath ; Aristocratic rule ; Medici : European royalty ; Godfathers of the scientific Renaissance ; Godfathers no more? ; Finale
Control code
ocn911364566
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
430 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, genealogical table, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)911364566

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