The Resource The family Medici : the hidden history of the Medici dynasty, Mary Hollingsworth

The family Medici : the hidden history of the Medici dynasty, Mary Hollingsworth

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The family Medici : the hidden history of the Medici dynasty
Title
The family Medici
Title remainder
the hidden history of the Medici dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Mary Hollingsworth
Title variation
Hidden history of the Medici dynasty
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Italian Renaissance scholar dispels the notion that the Medici were enlightened rulers of the Renaissance and sets out to prove they were actually devious, immoral tyrants who were widely loathed in the city they made their own." --
Summary
A fresh, revelatory, and shockingly revisionist narrative of the rise and fall of the House of Medici, by the acclaimed author of The Cardinal’s Hat and The Borgias
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10625023
Cataloging source
BT
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1947-
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Hollingsworth, Mary
Dewey number
945/.505
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
  • genealogical tables
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG737.42
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Medici, House of
  • Renaissance
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Florence (Italy)
Target audience
adult
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the hidden history of the Medici dynasty
Label
The family Medici : the hidden history of the Medici dynasty, Mary Hollingsworth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • sheet
  • volume
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  • nb
  • nc
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  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
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  • cartographic image
  • text
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  • txt
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  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note to the reader -- Prologue: A city under siege: 'Florence in ashes rather than under the Medici' -- 1. Migrants: Bonagiunta, Chiarissimo and their descendants, 1216-1348 -- 2. Survivors: Salvestro, Foligno, Bicci and Vieri, 1348-1400 -- 3. The fortune: Giovanni di Bicci, 1400-1425 -- 4. Politics: Giovanni di Bicci, Averardo and Cosimo, 1426-1433 -- 5. For honour and profit: Cosimo the banker, 1434-1450 -- 6. The republican toga: Cosimo the politician, 1451-1464 -- 7. The succession crisis: Piero the Gouty, 1464-1469 -- 8. Youth at the helm: Lorenzo and Giuliano, 1469-1479 -- 9. Pride: Lorenzo the Magnificent, 1480-1492 -- 10. Nemesis: Piero and Cardinal Giovanni, 1492-1503 -- 11. Exile: Cardinal Giovanni, Giulio and Giuliano, 1504-1512 -- 12. Age of gold: Pope Leo X, 1513-1521. 13. Age of iron: Pope Clement VII, 1521-1530 -- 14. Imperial poodles: Pope Clement VII, Ippolito, Alessandro and Cosimo, 1531-1543 -- 15. The new Augustus: Cosimo I, 1544-1559 -- 16. Grand Duke: Cosimo I, 1560-1574 -- 17. Adultery: Francesco I and Cardinal Ferdinando, 1574-1587 -- 18. Cardinal to Grand Duke: Ferdinando I, 1587-1609 -- 19. The unlucky prince: Cosimo II, Christine of Lorraine and Maria Magdalena of Austria, 1609-1668 -- 20. Science and religion: Ferdinando II, 1628-1670 -- 21. Vanity: Cosimo III, 1670-1723 -- 22. Extinction: Gian Gastone, 1723-1737 -- Epilogue: Revival -- Geneological Trees -- Maps -- Bibliography and Sources -- Notes -- Image credits -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781681776484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, photographs, maps, genealogical tables
Label
The family Medici : the hidden history of the Medici dynasty, Mary Hollingsworth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • nb
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A note to the reader -- Prologue: A city under siege: 'Florence in ashes rather than under the Medici' -- 1. Migrants: Bonagiunta, Chiarissimo and their descendants, 1216-1348 -- 2. Survivors: Salvestro, Foligno, Bicci and Vieri, 1348-1400 -- 3. The fortune: Giovanni di Bicci, 1400-1425 -- 4. Politics: Giovanni di Bicci, Averardo and Cosimo, 1426-1433 -- 5. For honour and profit: Cosimo the banker, 1434-1450 -- 6. The republican toga: Cosimo the politician, 1451-1464 -- 7. The succession crisis: Piero the Gouty, 1464-1469 -- 8. Youth at the helm: Lorenzo and Giuliano, 1469-1479 -- 9. Pride: Lorenzo the Magnificent, 1480-1492 -- 10. Nemesis: Piero and Cardinal Giovanni, 1492-1503 -- 11. Exile: Cardinal Giovanni, Giulio and Giuliano, 1504-1512 -- 12. Age of gold: Pope Leo X, 1513-1521. 13. Age of iron: Pope Clement VII, 1521-1530 -- 14. Imperial poodles: Pope Clement VII, Ippolito, Alessandro and Cosimo, 1531-1543 -- 15. The new Augustus: Cosimo I, 1544-1559 -- 16. Grand Duke: Cosimo I, 1560-1574 -- 17. Adultery: Francesco I and Cardinal Ferdinando, 1574-1587 -- 18. Cardinal to Grand Duke: Ferdinando I, 1587-1609 -- 19. The unlucky prince: Cosimo II, Christine of Lorraine and Maria Magdalena of Austria, 1609-1668 -- 20. Science and religion: Ferdinando II, 1628-1670 -- 21. Vanity: Cosimo III, 1670-1723 -- 22. Extinction: Gian Gastone, 1723-1737 -- Epilogue: Revival -- Geneological Trees -- Maps -- Bibliography and Sources -- Notes -- Image credits -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781681776484
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, photographs, maps, genealogical tables

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