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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The structure of the work, quite contorted, illustrates the difficulty of the author.
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However, after the Sack of Rome and the fall of the Medici government in Florence, Machiavelli’s hopes were dashed. Machivaelli first edition was printed in the year Italian Wikisource has original text related to this article: At the end of that year, Giulio Cardinal de Medici commissioned him to write a history of Florence.
The author made an effort to show under an altogether favorable light personalities like Cosimo il Vecchio and Lorenzo il Magnifico. Inhe was invited to Lucca for a mission of a semiprivate character, indicating that the ostracism was to be lifted.
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. The Pope liked the work and rewarded him, albeit moderately, and asked him support in fiorentibe 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.
Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 25 Julyat 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 The eighth book closes with the death of Lorenzo il Magnifico, onwith the end of the fragile peace that Lorenzo’s politics machivaelli balance had carried.
Machiavelli would die soon afterwards. The wage for the appointment was not large 57 florins per year, later increased to External links [ edit ] Italian Wikisource has original text related to this article: In his letter he deplores his idle state, offering his precious political experience to the new fiorrntine.
The perplexities of the author leaked through from some letters of his rich collection to Francesco Guicciardini on August 30, Fiorenfine Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Background [ kstorie ] 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 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.
Retrieved from ” https: The intent of the work, although semi-officially, was to recover the city’s charge of historic officiality. 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.
Although this was not exactly the charge he desired, Machiavelli accepted it as the only possible way to come back into the grace of fiorentind Medici. Articles containing Italian-language text.