Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance

by Mark Jurdjevic


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199204489
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/11/2008
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Jurdjevic was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. He earned a BA from the University of Toronto in 1996 and a PhD in early modern European history from Northwestern University in 2002. Between 2002-2004, he taught at Yale University's Whitney Humanities Center. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, where he teaches early modern European history. He has published articles in Renaissance Quarterly, Past and Present, English Historical Review, Journal of the History of Ideas, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, and is currently writing a study of Machiavelli's later political thought.

Table of Contents

The Valori Family Tree
Scipione Ammirato's Valori Family Tree
Introduction: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance
1. Francesco Valori and the Savonarolan Republic
2. Marsilio Ficino and the Valori Family
3. The Valori Family and Machiavelli's Portraits of Francesco 'il vecchio'
4. The Valori Family and Luca Della Robbia's Vita di Bartolomeo
5. The Valori Self-Portrait Under the Medici Grand Dukes
6. The Last Portraits of the Valori Family
Conclusion: The Valori Family in Florentine Historiography
Index of Manuscripts

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