Lorenzo De' Medici

Lorenzo De' Medici

Florence's Great Leader and Patron of the Arts

Book - 2005 | First edition.
Average Rating:
Rate this:
These sweeping, lavishly illustrated biographies of influential Renaissance figures draw on the most recent and authoritative scholarship available. The dawn of the Renaissance reintroduced classical learning, advanced scientific thought. and humanist ideals to a Europe that had been plagued by war, disease, tyranny, and superstition. Driven by the rediscovery of Greek and Roman texts lost during the barbarian invasions of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance era was characterized by tremendous artistic, scientific, economic, and political development. All of these astonishing developments influenced the leaders and artists of the time. The six books in this extraordinary series provide a solid and fascinating survey of the Renaissance and bring the creative environment of that time to life. No other leader in history has had such an impact on the world of art as Lorenzo de' Medici. Not only a great patron of the arts, Lorenzo wrote plays and poems and reveled in the world of ancient Greek philosophy. Learning from his early political missteps, he strove to keep the various city-states of Italy in alliance, which was a huge feat at the time. This beautifully illustrated book tells the story of this impressive man, whose support of the arts, whose implementation of balance of power, and whose passion for learning truly earned him the title Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub. Group, [2005]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2005
ISBN: 9781404203150
140420315X
Branch Call Number: J 923.245 MED HAN
Characteristics: 112 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,25 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at EPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top