Results 1 – 30 of 32 Le istorie fiorentine di Niccolò Machiavelli [Reprint] () by Niccolò Machiavelli and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles. Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian politician, diplomat, founding father of political science, and author of the preeminent political treatise, The Prince. Born in. Title: Istorie fiorentine. English. Alternate title: The Florentine historie. Written in the Italian tongue, by Nicholo Macchiavelli, citizen and secretarie of Florence.
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Le istorie fiorentine
After the crisis ofwith arrests for conspiracy, torture and after being sentenced to house arrest, Machiavelli’s relationship with the Medici family passively began to mend itself. If the dedication of Il Principe to Lorenzo II de’ Medici had not any effect, part of the then dominant faction of the Florence was not against him, and instead granted him an appointment.
In his letter he deplores his idle state, offering his precious political experience to the new lord. To sustain that timid iztorie Machiavelli, with a considerably courtier-like spirit, set his Mandragola for the wedding of Lorenzino de’ Medici Inhe was invited to Lucca for a mission of a semiprivate character, indicating that the ostracism was to be lifted.
At the end of that year, Giulio Cardinal de Medici commissioned him to write a history of Florence. Although this was not exactly the charge he desired, Machiavelli accepted it as the only possible way to come back into the grace of the Medici.
The intent of the work, although semi-officially, was to recover the city’s charge of historic officiality. The wage for the appointment was not large 57 florins per year, later increased to Machiavdlli Pope liked the work and rewarded him, albeit moderately, and asked him support in the creation of a national army, in the wake of his theoretical work The Art of Warin the preparations for the War of the League of Cognac.
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However, after the Sack of Rome and the fall of the Medici government in Florence, Machiavelli’s hopes were dashed. Machiavelli would iztorie soon afterwards. The composition of the work presented a problem, for it was clear that the commission was not meant to give him the opportunity to eulogize the Republic of Florenceof which Machiavelli had been titled “il segretario” the secretary par excellence.
What was expected of him, if not a glorification of the Medici family, was a treatise without polemics and tending fiorentind show the present state of things as a natural evolution. The perplexities of the author leaked through from some letters of his rich collection to Francesco Guicciardini on August 30, The structure of the work, quite contorted, illustrates the difficulty of the author. The eighth book closes with the death of Lorenzo il Magnifico, onwith the end of the fragile peace that Lorenzo’s politics of balance had carried.
The author made an effort to show under an altogether favorable light personalities like Cosimo il Vecchio and Lorenzo il Magnifico.
Maxhiavelli Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Background [ edit ] After the crisis ofwith arrests for conspiracy, torture and after being sentenced to house arrest, Machiavelli’s relationship with the Medici family passively began to mend itself.
The work [ edit ] The composition of the work presented a problem, for it was clear that the commission was not meant to give him the opportunity to eulogize the Republic of Florenceof which Machiavelli had been titled “il segretario” the secretary par excellence. The first edition was printed in the year External links [ edit ] Italian Wikisource has original text related to this article: Retrieved from ” https: Articles containing Italian-language text.
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