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Olo Machiavelli Vs Cardinal Richelieu
1,409 wordsUnlike Cardinal Richelieu, the prime minister of France during the early years of the Reformation, Niccolo Machiavelli never mentioned God nor did he quote the Bible to substantiate any of his arguments. He was secular, which makes him seem modern. Today, his principals on governing a state are deemed immoral; however, he would say that his methods are practical. Whilst this book was being written during the Renaissance, Italy was weak and the city-state structure was breaking down because of Fr...
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Lorenzo De Medici Niccolo Machiavelli
3,131 wordsThroughout the history of the world, mankind has endured countless revolutions, wars of varying magnitudes, and great shifts in political thought. The great minds that bring about these changes in political thought have been coined political philosophers. The political philosophers of the past such as Hobbes, Locke, Morgenthau and Machiavelli have aided in the structuring of modern political thought, and our contemporary political minds generally conform to the standards set out by the philosoph...
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Lorenzo De Medici Palazzo Vecchio
1,985 wordsLife of Michelangelo Michelangelo (1475 - 1564), arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art and, with Leonardo da Vinci, the most potent force in the Italian High Renaissance. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he exerted a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent Western art in general. A Florentine although born March 6, 1475, in the small village of Caprese near Arezzo Michelangelo continued to have a deep attachment to his city, its art, an...
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Pope Julius Ii Lorenzo De Medici
899 wordsMichelangelo Michelangelo Buonarroti born March 6, 1475 in the small village of Caprese Italy. A sculptor, architect, painter, and poet in the Italian high renaissance. Michelangelo's father Ludovico Buonarroti had connections to the raining Medici family, Michelangelo studied at the gardens when he was 15 years old, shortly after he was invited into the household of Lorenzo de Medici, the magnificent. Michelangelo's future was shaped to a large degree by his life in lorenzo's household. Lorenzo...
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Lorenzo De Medici Medici Family
596 wordsMichelangelo lived from 1475 - 1564. He was arguably one of the most inspired creators in the history of art. As a sculptor, architect, painter, and poet, he had a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on following Western art in general. Michelangelo s father, a Florentine official named Ludovico Buonarroti with connections to the ruling Medici family, placed his 13 -year-old son in the workshop of the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. After about two years, Michelangelo studied at the scu...
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Lorenzo De Medici Peters Basilica
883 wordsThe Medici Family During the Renaissance a lot of changes occurred in fields, such as humanism, politics, and economy. One of the most influential families of the Renaissance was the Medici family. They reflected the Renaissance in a way where almost every aspect of the Renaissance, could be found as one of their traits. The Medici family made numerous contributions to humanism. Cosimo de Medici was one of the first from his family to encourage humanism. He patronized artists, architects, and sc...
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Lorenzo De Medici 15 Th Century
1,997 wordsFlorence 1453. Politics were stable, artists and intellects flooded to the city, commerce was booming, the city was being beautified, and in the midst of all this greatness grew the strength and power of the Medici family. The Medicis considered themselves to be Florentine royalty although it was their wealth, and thus, power that elevated the family to their status. All of this took place during the Renaissance which saw a revived interest in the arts, it was a time of movement, forward thinkin...
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