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 Lorenzo de Medici/Lorenzo The Magnificent | Ruler of Florence and Art Patron
Lorenzo de Medici was born on January 1, 1449 in Florence, Italy.
Lorenzo died during the night of April 8 and 9, 1492 in the Villa of Careggi at the age of 43.
Paternal Advice To A Cardinal—Sage advice from Lorenzo De Medici in a letter to his son Giovanni made a cardinal at age of 14, and later ruled as Pope Leo X (reigned 1513-1521).
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 Lorenzo de Medici and the Peace of Renaissance Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Contemporary sources agree that Lorenzo de Medici, the 'first citizen' of the republic of Florence, was responsible to a large extent for the peace of all Italy, particularly from the late 1470s and throughout the 1480s.
That Lorenzo was responsible for the peace of Italy is again shown in his involvement in the war waged by Pope Sixtus IV and King Ferrante of Naples against Duke Ercole of Ferrara in 1481.
Lorenzo maintained this peace through his constant and skilful diplomatic efforts, and it is notable that the peace was reinstated after the three major conflicts during this period only by Lorenzo's intervention.
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 The Galileo Project | Galileo | Patrons | Medici Family
Although Salvestro became the de facto dictator of the city, his brutal regime led to his downfall and he was banished in 1382.
Piero's sons, Lorenzo (1449-1492) and Giuliano (1453-1478) ruled as tyrants, and in an attack in 1478 Giuliano was killed and Lorenzo wounded.
Lorenzo the Magnificent: Christopher Hibbert, The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici (London: Allen Kane, 1974), fig.
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 Your way to Florence:accommodation, tourist services and resources of Chianti, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.
Lorenzo the Magnificent is, withouth doubt, the most important and significant member of the Medici family from all points of view.
Lorenzo began his public life very early and he succeeded his father when he was not yet twenty-one.
Lorenzo died peacefully in the night between April 8 and 9, 1492 in the Villa of Careggi Florence was deeply shaken by his death which left an immense void in the world.
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 Medici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Medici were rulers of Florence from 1434 to 1537.
The Pazzi were adversaries of the Medici and had taken away control of the financial affairs of the Papacy from the Medici.
Lorenzo and later his eldest son, Piero, married into the noble roman family of Orsini, another of his sons, Giovanni, was given a Cardinal’s hat at 13, and his daughter, Maddalena, married a son of Pope Innocent VIII (born before his father’s entry into the clergy).
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 Lorenzo de' Medici and Florence in the 15th century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Though their daily lives were submersed in politics, Lorenzo himself admits his wife was chosen, "for nobility of birth, for hope of great possessions, and other conveniences", they also had of strong family tradition of love for the arts.
Lorenzo's request for such a setting was a catalyst for the experimentation that led to a whole new genre.
Had Lorenzo de Medici not been in Florence at just the right time we may be deprived today of major pieces of history.
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 Lorenzo de' Medici - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lorenzo was born into the leading family in Florence, owners of the international Medici bank with branches throughout Europe.
The Florentines promptly excommunicated the Pope, and Lorenzo rallied the citizens.
Lorenzo married Clarice Orsini through proxy on February 7, 1469.
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 Catherine de Medici
Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, the wife of one French king and the mother of three, was born at Florence in 1519.
She was a daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici and a French princess, Madeleine de la Tour d'Auvergne.
In architecture especially she was well versed, and Philibert de l'Orme relates that she discussed with him the plan and decoration of her palace of the Tuileries.
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 MavicaNET - Lorenzo de Medici the Magnificent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lorenzo de' Medici ("The Magnificent") was intensely interested in the arts and scholarship.
The origins of the House of the Medici family are to be found buried in the depths of the Tuscan countryside, in other words, in the Mugello, where the castle-villa of Cafaggiolo can be identified as their "cradle".
However the first historical traces of the family were in Florence, where Salvestro, the son of Messer Alamanno dei Medici, joined the "common people" in the well-known revolt of the Ciompi (1378), the largest social upheaval in the history of the Florentine Republic.
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 Lorenzo di Medici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Medici was the name of a great ruling family of Florence.
Lorenzo, the Magnificent, was the most famous Medici.
Lorenzo was the son of Pietro I Medici and grandson of Cosimo de' Medici.
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 Lorenzo de Medici - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Medici, Lorenzo de’, called The Magnificent (1449-92), Italian banker and statesman, who was a leading patron of art and scholarship during the...
Medici, Italian banking and political family that ruled Florence for almost three centuries.
The Medici first gained prominence in the city in the...
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 Historia:Lorenzo de Medici
Sixto IV cuyos proyectos de expansión impidió, retiró a los Médicis la gestión de los fondos de la Iglesia romana y permitió que se organizara la conjuración de los Pazzi, banqueros florentinos que intentaron asesinar a los Médicis (1478) en la catedral: Juliano fue muerto pero Lorenzo escapó a los asesinos.
De ahí que el arte pase a convertirse en un nuevo instrumento al servicio de unas exigencias radicalmente distintas a las que habían promovido su desarrollo en la época preexistente.
De hecho, existió una correspondencia directa y evidente entre el nuevo hombre de empresa, los nuevos rumbos y beneficios de la economía y los nuevos programas artísticos.
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Lorenzo De Medici: Paternal Advice To A Cardinal (C. 1491)
Lorenzo De Medici: Paternal Advice To A Cardinal (C. Lorenzo de Medici (1449-1492) was the unofficial ruler of Florence from 1469 until his death.
In the letter here Lorenzo warns his son to avoid vice and luxury.
You, and all of us who are interested in your welfare, ought to esteem ourselves highly favored by Providence, not only for the many honors and benefits bestowed upon our house, but more particularly for having conferred upon us, in your person, the greatest dignity we have ever enjoyed.
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The man referred to by many historians as Lorenzo I “Il Magnifico” de’ Medici (1449-1492), was in fact not the first Medici to bear the name Lorenzo, neither was he unique in being addressed as “your magnificence”.
It was during the Medici’s unfortunate period, that one Niccolò Machiavelli (born 1469) began to make a name for himself in Florentine administration circles.
In 1518, Lorenzo II de Medici married Madeleine the daughter of Jean I de La Tour, Count of the Auvergne and of Lauraguais and Jeanne de Bourbon, at Amboise in the Loire valley in France.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
In 1469 Lorenzo de Medici (1449-92) became unofficial ruler of Florence, with his brother Giuliano.
Under Lorenzo's influence, Florence became one of the most beautiful and prosperous cities in Italy, as well as a centre of the Renaissance.
Lorenzo had a large art collection of his own and, through his writings, helped to make the form of Italian spoken in Florence into the language of the whole country.
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 The Autobiography of Lorenzo De' Medici the Magnificent by Lorenzo De Medici, James Wyatt Cook, New, Used Books, Cheap ...
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 Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Piero de' Medici (the Unfortunate) (February 15, 1471 – December 28, 1503), the untalented, arrogant and undisciplined oldest son of Lorenzo de' Medici (the Magnificent) and Clarice Orsini.
The resultant fury in Florence led to the Medici family fleeing, after which the family palazzo was looted, the substance as well as the form of the Republic of Florence was re-established, and the family were formally exiled, to wander through the states of Italy and Europe.
Some years later, in 1503, as the French and Spanish continued their struggle in Italy over the Kingdom of Naples, Piero was drowned in the Garigliano River, while attempting to flee the aftermath of a battle which the French (with whom he was allied) had lost.
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 Study Abroad Italy - Florence University of the Arts
Under the generous patronage of the Medici family, Florence remained the hub of tremendous flourishing in the arts for almost two centuries.
The Medici family funded such artists and inventors as Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Leonardo da Vinci.
The works and architecture of these celebrated figures remain present in Florence today, further providing FUA students with the opportunity to be educated and inspired first-hand by these great masters.
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 16 Lorenzo de Medici (1448 to 91) and Patronage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lorenzo de’ Medici was also known as Lorenzo the Boss.
Lorenzo paid artists to design buildings, such as St Peter’s Basilica.
One of the popes was Leo X, son of Lorenzo de’ Medici.
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 Learn Italian in Florence,Italy:Language School,Art Courses - Lorenzo de Medici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lorenzo de' Medici has received an Excellence Award 2006 from LanguageCourse.Net, Barcelona, Spain for outstanding quality of service and high academic standards.
Lorenzo de' Medici Sponsored Event "Il Cinema E Le Altre Arti", Universita degli Studi di Firenze: June 12th, 2006
Lorenzo de' Medici International Conference "Learning and Consciousness" in Tuscania: May 5th - 6th, 2006
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 Amazon.com: Lorenzo de'Medici: Books: Francis Blessington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It is historical poetic drama in the tradition of T.S. Eliot and Christopher Fry.
"Lorenzo de'Medici" is an original verse play about the original "Bonfire of the Vanities", the struggle between Lorenzo de'Medici (The Magnificent) and Savonarola in fifteenth-century Italy.
The events are historically true, and the rhymed songs are the author's translations of Renaissance Latin and Italian lyrics.
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 Discount booking Scuola Lorenzo de Medici - Florence - Italy Language School (Language Study, Italian Language course) ...
The language school Scuola Lorenzo de Medici was founded in Florence, Italy in 1973.
The school is situated in the San Lorenzo quarter in the heart of the old part of the city, just a few steps away from the Medici chapels and the famous central market area.
To see the detailed evaluations of former language study participants for Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Florence click here.
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 Italian sparkling wines: Lambrusco red wine, Emilia Romagna wines and balsamic vinegar production
At the beginning of the 20th Century Remigio, the founder, set up a wine cellar for the production of Lambrusco with the purpose to exploit in the best possible way the family's vineyards, situated between the Via Emilia and the first slopes of the Enza valley.
Today, the fourth generation of the Medici family still shows the same passion and skill every day in the vineyard as well as in the cellars that have made them protagonists in the world of wine.
It is no coincidence that the Cantine Medici Ermete have two of their best farms here, Tenuta Rampata and Tenuta Quercioli, which year after year ensure the finest wine productions.
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 eBay.co.uk - Lorenzo de Medici, Antiquarian Books Pre-1940, Non-Fiction Books, Europe items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Archive of environment of the Princes Medici (1732-6)
Fine Steel Engraving Of Lorenzo DE MEDICI (Italy) 1870.
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 Lorenzo de' Medici School
You will be walking in the same streets where, 500 years ago, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci passed by, studying in the same class where Brunelleschi and Caravaggio worked, and admiring the same place where hundreds of years ago Galileo studied the stars.
As part of your Study Abroad program at LdM we do everything possible to have you experience the city beyond the postcard.
Lorenzo de’ Medici is committed to helping students realize their potential, providing high quality education that will enable students to interact successfully with the community worldwide.
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 Lorenzo de' Medici, 1449–92, Italian merchant prince — Infoplease.com
Lorenzo de' Medici, 1449–92, Italian merchant prince — Infoplease.com
(1478) against Lorenzo and his brother, Giuliano de' Medici.
, Lorenzo allowed him to continue his preaching.
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 Lorenzo de Medici - a biography from the landscape architecture and Gardens Guide
Lorenzo de Medici - a biography from the landscape architecture and Gardens Guide
: Lorenzo The Magnificent led Florence in the most glorious period of its history.
His Platonic Academy was founded in the garden of the Villa Careggi, outside Florence.
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 Amazon.com: Lorenzo de' Medici: An historical biography: Books: Judith Hook   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Amazon.com: Lorenzo de' Medici: An historical biography: Books: Judith Hook
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 Italian Language School Florence:Italian Language Course,Study Italian in Florence,Italy
Italian Courses in Florence School Lorenzo de Medici
Lorenzo de' Medici - Via del Giglio 15, 50123 Firenze Italy - PI 02120070483
Study Abroad in Italy - Academic Programs in Florence - Art Classes in Florence - Learn Italian in our Language School - Escuela de Italiano en Florencia - Studiare italiano a Firenze
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