Lucrezia Tornabuoni De' Medici and the Medici Family in the Fifteenth Century

Lucrezia Tornabuoni De' Medici and the Medici Family in the Fifteenth Century

by Maria Grazia Pernis, Laurie Schneider Adams, Laurie Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820476455

ISBN-13: 9780820476452

Pub. Date: 02/24/2006

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici and the Medici Family in the Fifteenth Century is a fresh, new biography of a Renaissance woman who lived during the heyday of Medici power. A remarkable person in her own right, the author of religious poems and sacred narratives, as well as an accomplished businesswoman, Lucrezia was the mother of Lorenzo the

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Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici and the Medici Family in the Fifteenth Century is a fresh, new biography of a Renaissance woman who lived during the heyday of Medici power. A remarkable person in her own right, the author of religious poems and sacred narratives, as well as an accomplished businesswoman, Lucrezia was the mother of Lorenzo the Magnificent, the grandmother of two popes, and the great-great grandmother of Catherine de’ Medici, Queen of France. This glimpse of her life and times is a window onto the political intrigues and intellectual achievements of Medici Florence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820476452
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
02/24/2006
Pages:
181
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.62(d)

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