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Death in Florence

Paul Strathern

Death in Florence

the Medici, Savonarola and the battle for the soul of the renaissance city

by Paul Strathern

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-408) and index.

    StatementPaul Strathern
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG737.4 .S77 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 428 p., [8] p. of col. plates :
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24978656M
    ISBN 100224089781
    ISBN 109780224089784
    LC Control Number2011459077

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    Publisher's Summary Death in Florence illuminates one of the defining moments in Western history - the bloody and dramatic story of the battle for the soul of Renaissance Florence. By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. Florence Nightingale was born on 12 May into a wealthy and well-connected British family at the Villa Colombaia, in Florence, Tuscany, Italy, and was named after the city of her ce's older sister Frances Parthenope had similarly been named after her place of birth, Parthenope, a Greek settlement now part of the city of family moved back to .

      By the end of the fifteenth century, Florence was well established as the home of the Renaissance. As generous patrons to the likes of Botticelli and Michelangelo, the ruling Medici embodied the progressive humanist spirit of the age, and in Lorenzo de' Medici they possessed a diplomat capable of guarding the militarily weak city in a climate of constantly shifting allegiances.3/5(5). Get this from a library! Death in Florence. [Marco Vichi; Stephen Sartarelli] -- Florence, October The rain is never-ending. When a young boy vanishes on his way home from school the police fear the worst, and Inspector Bordelli begins an increasingly desperate.


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