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Nicolo Machiavelli, The Florentine

by Prezzolini, Giuseppe

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRalph Roeder (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11936285M
ISBN 101432578987
ISBN 109781432578985

  The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From his correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed in , using a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until , five years after Machiavelli's death/5(). Niccolo Machiavelli () was born in Florence. He served the Florentine republic as a secretary and second chancellor, but was expelled from public life when the Medici family returned to power in His most famous work, The Prince, was written in an attempt to gain favour with the Medicis and return to politics.

The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its advocacy of ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional morality. Niccoló Machiavelli drew on his own experience of office under the turbulent Florentine republic, rejecting traditional values of political theory and recognizing the complicated, transient. Niccolò Machiavelli was born in Florence in His father was a wealthy and influential lawyer, and so Machiavelli received an extensive formal education and got his first job as a secretary for the city, drafting government documents.

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Nicolo Machiavelli, The Florentine by Prezzolini, Giuseppe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife.

Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility/5(4). Niccolò Nicolo Machiavelli was an Italian Renaissance political philosopher and statesman and secretary of the Florentine republic. His most famous work, The Prince (), brought him a reputation as an atheist and an immoral cynic.

What did Niccolò Machiavelli write. Niccolò Machiavelli’s two most important works are Discourses on Livy ( Nicolo Machiavelli the Florentine Paperback – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide Nicolo Machiavelli formats and editions.

Price New from Used The Florentine book Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover from $ Manufacturer: Brentano's. Who Was Niccoló Machiavelli. Born on May 3,in Florence, Italy, Niccolò Machiavelli was a diplomat for 14 years in Italy's Florentine Republic during the.

Get this from a library. Nicolo Machiavelli, the Florentine. [Giuseppe Prezzolini; Ralph Roeder] -- "Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (Italian: [nikkol makjavlli]; 3 May. 21 June ) was an Italian historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence.

icolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife.

Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility. His life falls naturally into three periods, each of File Size: KB. Read the full-text online edition of Nicolo Machiavelli, the Florentine ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Nicolo Machiavelli, the Florentine. Rather, when Machiavelli wrote The Prince, his shrewd guidelines to power in the 16th century, he was an exiled statesman angling for a post in the Florentine government. It was his hope that a.

Machiavelli got me right from the first paragraph of this book. He starts his history of contemporary Florentine History (dating from the s) by reaching back to recall the Germanic custom of dividing their population into thirds and sending one third of the people out of the land to find and colonize a place of their own, thus relieving /5.

OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Vita di Nicolò Machiavelli, fiorentino. Description: pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates ; 21 cm: Other Titles. The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli is often referred to as the foundation of political philosophy.

Nicolo Machiavelli was born on 3 May in the Republic of Florence in what is today the middle of Italy. He worked as a senior official in the Florentine Republic.

At that time Italy was divided into a large number of republics or principalities who more than often were at war with. One of his goals in writing The Prince was to win the favor of Lorenzo de’ Medici, then-governor of Florence and the person to whom the book is dedicated; Machiavelli hoped to land an advisory position within the Florentine government.

But Medici received the book indifferently, and Machiavelli did not receive an invitation to serve as an. The Prince.

By Nicolo Machiavelli. INTRODUCTION. Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both. Il Principe (The Prince) is a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli.

Originally called De Principatibus (About Principalities), it was written inbut not published untilfive years after Machiavelli's death. Niccolò Machiavelli - Niccolò Machiavelli - The Discourses on Livy: Like The Prince, the Discourses on Livy admits of various interpretations.

One view, elaborated separately in works by the political theorists J.G.A. Pocock and Quentin Skinner in the s, stresses the work’s republicanism and locates Machiavelli in a republican tradition that starts with Aristotle. Nicolo Machiavelli, who was born in and died inreceived a commission inat the instance of Cardinal Giulio de' Medici, to write the history of Florence.

By the year the Istorie Fiorentine was completed, so far as we have it, and presented to the Cardinal, who in the meantime had become Pope under the title of Clement VII.

Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility.

Nicolo Machiavelli () received a commission inat the instance of Cardinal Giulio de Medici, to write the history of Florence. The edition of Niccolo Conti, published at Florence inhas been used for this translation of his "Istorie. Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife.

Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility. His life falls naturally into three periods, each of which singularly. In the Florentine merchants again had recourse to Machiavelli to settle their difficulties with Lucca, but this year was chiefly remarkable for his re-entry into Florentine literary society, where he was much sought after, and also for the production of his "Art of War.".

Niccolò Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on May 3, His father, Bernardo Machiavelli, was a lawyer, although not a very prosperous one, with much of his income derived from family property rather than his law practice.

However, he retained his membership in the lawyers' guild, which was influential in Florentine politics.Machiavelli: The Florentine history, tr. by Thomas Bedingfeld. anno. - Ebook written by Niccolò Machiavelli, Peter Whithorne, Thomas Bedingfield, Edward Dacres.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Machiavelli: The Florentine history, tr.

by Thomas /5(3).It was written in the early 16th century and was first published posthumously in The work discusses Livy's Ab Urbe Condita which discuss the expansion of Rome through the end of the Third Samnite War.

Niccolo Machiavelli was a Florentine Renaissance historian, politician, humanist, philosopher andauthor.