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Medici: a great Florentine family

Marcel Brion

Medici: a great Florentine family

by Marcel Brion

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medici, House of.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated [from the French] by Giles and Heather Cremonesi, photographs by Wim Swaan and others.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG737.42 .B73 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4774600M
    ISBN 100236177273
    LC Control Number75436727

    The Medici family, which controlled Florence throughout much of the Renaissance, played a large part in the patronage of the arts and the political development of the city. In , Giovanni de Medici, the banker to the Papal Court, established headquarters in Florence. Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence, by Tim Parks. W.W. Norton & Company/Atlas Books, pages, $ The Medici .

    The Medici dynasty revealed: Explore Florentine history with an expert $ and up Private. N/A one can't help but run into the symbols of the Medici, the great Renaissance family that ruled this city politically during the Renaissance and patronized its prominent artists, including Michelangelo. will provide a pleasant backdrop for. The Medici family worked toward making the Florentine Republic thrive, full of peace, making art well known to everyone and helped all of those around the city of Florence. The Medici family came up by having a wool trade business in a small village and further more added to their wealth by owning a bank which was named, “The Medici Bank.”.

    The Medici Family and Their Florence!!! In Florence, Italy, until the 11th century an old, landholding nobility was in power. Florence would not be the city it is today without the Medici family. How the Florentine coins reflect this correlation, you will see here.! 2 von 10!!! The great Renaissance artist Michelangelo. The Medici Family, Florence During the Early Italian Renaissance (c) An Old Man and His Grandson (c, Louvre, Paris) By Domenico Ghirlandaio (). The City of Florence Florentine Art and Its Patrons Giovanni di Bicci de' Medici Cosimo de' Medici Piero de' Medici Lorenzo de' Medici The Plot to Kill Lorenzo and Giuliano.


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Buy The Medici: A Great Florentine family by Brion, Marcel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Marcel Brion. 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 his.

The Medici family, also known as the House of Medici, first attained wealth and political power in Florence in the 13th century through its success in commerce. Here are some books that will help you understand them better.

Paul Strathern, The Medici—Godfathers of the Renaissance (London, Pimlico, ), A dazzling history of the modest family which rose to become one of the most powerful in Europe, The Medici is a remarkably modern story of power, money and ambition.

The Medici: a great Florentine family. [Marcel Brion] -- The history and influence of the Medici family, great patrons of the arts in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marcel Brion. Find more information about: ISBN: X: OCLC Number: This book details this most astonishing of all periods of Florentine history, and tells the story of the Medici who, as the leading family of the city, patronized its many artists and scholars, and encouraged the building of some of the most perfect monuments of Europe.

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Free shipping for many products. The Medici family was emigrants from the Tuscan village of Cafaggiolo, Italy, north of Florence, to the city of Florence in the 12 th century.

Florence was known as a trade centre at the time in Italy, maybe that was why the Medici family migrated to the city since they were involved in agric and wool merchandise.

Buy a cheap copy of The Medici: a great Florentine family; book by Marcel Brion. Free shipping over $ This book is an in depth look at this Florentine family beginning with Cosimo de Medici in the s and ending with the death of Medici family line in The Medici family was influential in art, politics, and especially economics.

This book takes a look at all the main players in Florence/5(). Cosimo de’ Medici, founder of one of the main lines of the Medici family that ruled Florence from to The son of Giovanni di Bicci (–), Cosimo was initiated into affairs of high finance in the corridors of the Council of Constance, where he represented the Medici.

Remarkably, a single family was directly responsible for, was involved with, or was the subject of all the aforementioned, and a great deal more. The House of Medici was a primarily Florentine family that had a prolific influence on the European Renaissance movement.

They accomplished this through acts. 7. The dynasty collapsed with a debauched duke. The curtains closed on almost years of Medici rule in Florence with the death of Gian Gastone de’ Medici, the seventh family member to.

The Medici: A Great Florentine Family. New York: Crown Publishing. Alison Brown. The Medici in Florence: The Exercise and Language of Power. Olschki. Melissa Meriam Bullard. Filippo Strozzi and the Medici: Favor and Finance in Sixteenth-Century Florence and Rome.

Cambridge University Press. Franco. A recent history of the Medici which includes a portrait of Cosimo is Marcel Brion, The Medici: A Great Florentine Family (), a large-format book rich in color plates.

Also very useful on all the Medici is Ferdinand Schevill, History of Florence (), also available in a paperback edition (2 vols., ). Additional Sources. Lorenzo de' Medici (Italian pronunciation: [loˈrɛntso de ˈmɛːditʃi], 1 January – 8 April ) was an Italian statesman, de facto ruler of the Florentine Republic and the most powerful and enthusiastic patron of Renaissance culture in Italy.

Also known as Lorenzo the Magnificent (Lorenzo il Magnifico [loˈrɛntso il maɲˈɲiːfiko]) by contemporary Florentines, he was a magnate. "Ouch" - Giuliano de Medici, 26th April The Medici, surprise surprise, is the story of the Medici, the exceptionally cunning Florentine banking family who used all manner of intriguing methods to rise to fame and fortune on the world's stage, over a period of centuries, at the very height of the Renaissance/5().In particular, they systematically married into almost all the great royal families of Europe.

Lorenzo the Magnificent's granddaughter Catherine de Medici () became queen mother of France. The Medici also produced two popes, Leo X and Clement VII, who focused their attention on promoting the family's power and influence.