Lorenzo de Medici [NOOK Book]

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Lorenzo de' Medici was never an old man. He died in 1492 at the age of forty-three. He came to power in fifteenth-century Florence at the age of twenty. In the twenty-odd years of his rule, this banker, politician, international diplomat, free-wheeling poet and songwriter, and energetic revolutionary helped to give shape, tone, and tempo to that truly dazzling time of Western history, the Renaissance. This book, by award-winning author Charles L. Mee, Jr., recounts the remarkable life of Lorenzo de’ Medici and of...
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Overview

Lorenzo de' Medici was never an old man. He died in 1492 at the age of forty-three. He came to power in fifteenth-century Florence at the age of twenty. In the twenty-odd years of his rule, this banker, politician, international diplomat, free-wheeling poet and songwriter, and energetic revolutionary helped to give shape, tone, and tempo to that truly dazzling time of Western history, the Renaissance. This book, by award-winning author Charles L. Mee, Jr., recounts the remarkable life of Lorenzo de’ Medici and of the times in which he lived.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016460130
  • Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/14/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 20,950
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Charles L. Mee, Jr., is the author of a dozen books of history, on such subjects as the origins of the Cold War, summit diplomacy, and the American Constitutional Convention. He was for some years the editor-in-chief of Horizon, a magazine of history, literature, and the arts. In recent years, he has written several dozen plays, which have been produced in New York, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul, and southern India, among other places around the world. Among his many honors, he has received the award for lifetime achievement in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    A Renaissance Prince If you're a fan of the TV series on Leona

    A Renaissance Prince


    If you're a fan of the TV series on Leonardo da Vinci, you'll enjoy this book. Lorenzo was Leonardo's great patron and friend. I learned a lot I didn't know. The book  does a good job describing Renaissance Italy and the people who made the era so incredible. I really enjoyed this book and will recommend it to my friends.

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