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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Machiavelli would die soon afterwards. The structure of the work, quite contorted, illustrates the difficulty of the author. 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.
Views Read Edit View history. 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.
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foorentine The author made an effort to show under an altogether favorable light personalities like Cosimo il Vecchio and Lorenzo il Magnifico. Retrieved from ” https: In his letter he deplores his idle state, offering his precious political experience to the new lord.
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The first edition was printed in the year The perplexities of the author leaked through from some letters of his rich collection to Francesco Guicciardini on August 30, The Pope liked the work and rewarded him, albeit mwchiavelli, and asked him support in the istorei 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.
If machiiavelli 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.
At the end of that year, Giulio Cardinal de Medici commissioned him to write a history of Florence. The wage for the appointment was not large 57 florins per year, later increased to However, after the Sack of Rome and the fall of the Medici government in Florence, Machiavelli’s hopes were dashed.
The intent of the work, although semi-officially, was to recover the city’s charge of historic officiality.
This page was last edited on 25 Julyat 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 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.
To sustain that timid request 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. Italian Wikisource has original text related to this article: 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.