Life of Niccolo Machiavelli.

by R. Ridolfi

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OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Early life and education --Niccolo Machiavelli, secretary --The first commissions --The first mission to France --The rebellions of subject states and the campaigns of Caesar Borgia --The mission to Caesar Borgia --The first Roman legation --The second mission to first 'decennale'. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ OFFICE — Aet. — The second period of Machiavelli's life was spent in the service of the free Republic of Florence, which flourished, as stated above, from the expulsion of the Medici in until their return in Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Niccolo Machiavelli books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Book Review of the Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince is a formal, in depth, documentation of various political science subjects the regarding principalities and the rise of a prince to power. These initial writings of modern political philosophy were written by Niccolo Machiavelli, a prominent diplomat of the 16th century, in the form of.

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During his tenure at the second chancery, Machiavelli persuaded Soderini to reduce the city’s reliance on mercenary forces by establishing a militia (), which Machiavelli subsequently organized.

He also undertook diplomatic and military missions to the court of France; to Cesare Borgia (/76–), the son of Pope Alexander VI (reigned –); to Pope Julius II (reigned   Early Life and Diplomatic Career. Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy, on May 3, — a time when Italy was divided into four rival city-states and, thusly, was at.

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Our assessment of politicians is torn between hope and disappointment. On the one hand, we have an idealistic idea that a politician should be an upright hero, a man or woman who can breathe.

His first work, The Prince, which he finished toward the end ofcarries a dedication to Lorenzo de’ Medici—perhaps reflecting Machiavelli’s hopes of returning to political life.

Around the same time he was also composing his Discourses on Livy, a larger undertaking not finished till at the earliest. Niccolo Machiavelli was a diplomat, politician and writer in Renaissance Italy whose most infamous quotes come from his books The Prince and The Art of War.

One of the real-life. This is a colorful, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to the life and work of the author of The Prince — Florentine statesman, writer, and political philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli ().Corrado Vivanti, who was one of the world’s leading Machiavelli scholars, provides an unparalleled intellectual biography that demonstrates the close connections between Machiavelli’s.

Niccolò Machiavelli was one of the most influential political theorists of Western philosophy. His most read treatise, The Prince, turned Aristotle’s theory of virtues upside down, shaking the European conception of government at its foundations.

Machiavelli lived in or nearby Florence Tuscany his whole life, during the peak of the Renaissance movement, in which he took part.

The Prince Machiavelli had a passion for ancient history. He had a fierce desire to rebuild the government with a stronger political and moral foundation, similar to that of the Roman Republic (– B.C.E.).He felt the biggest need of his day was a strong political and military leader who could bring together northern Italy, ridding it of French and Spanish influence.

This biography of Macchiavelli is widely regarded as Ridolfi’s masterpiece and is based on much material drawn from private and public archives. It presents a fresh interpretation of Macchiavelli’s career and writings and here, for example the dating of the composition of such famous works as the Prince and the Mandragola is established for the first time.

This biography of Macchiavelli is widely regarded as Ridolfi’s masterpiece and is based on much material drawn from private and public archives.

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Biography of Niccolo Machiavelli Niccoló Machiavelli () was born in Florence, Italy. Little is known of his early life, although he once described his background: "I was born in poverty and at an early age learned how to endure hardship rather than flourish.".

The Life of Niccolò Machiavelli Roberto Ridolfi This biography of Macchiavelli is widely regarded as Ridolfi’s masterpiece and is based on much material drawn from private and public archives. Written late in life while out of favor with the ruling party; Machiavelli felt that his country could have been the grandest republic in the world's history, but that it had failed to live up to its full potential.

In this book he explained why and how that came to be. Niccolò Machiavelli - Niccolò Machiavelli - The Prince: The first and most persistent view of Machiavelli is that of a teacher of evil. The German-born American philosopher Leo Strauss (–) begins his interpretation from this point.

The Prince is in the tradition of the “Mirror for Princes”—i.e., books of advice that enabled princes to see themselves as though reflected in a. No official records of Machiavelli's life appear untilimmediately after the fall of Savonarola's government, when he would have been The Florentine republic had been reinstated, and Machiavelli was appointed as secretary of the Second Chancery, a position in which he coordinated relations with Florence's territorial possessions.

Niccolo Machiavelli was born on May 3,in Florence, Italy. His father, Bernardo belonged to an impoverished branch of an influential old Florentine family. Bernardo was a lawyer and he had a small personal library that included books by Greek and Roman philosophers and volumes of Italian history.

The Life of Niccolò Machiavelli book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (/ ˌ m æ k i ə ˈ v ɛ l i /, also US: / ˌ m ɑː k-/; Italian: [nikkoˈlɔ mmakjaˈvɛlli]; 3 May – 21 June ) was an Italian Renaissance diplomat, philosopher and writer, best known for The Prince (Il Principe), written in He has often been called the father of modern political philosophy and political : 3 MayFlorence, Republic of Florence.

Review of Niccolo Machiavelli’s Book, The Prince November 3, by Essay Writer The Prince by Machiavelli is one of the most influential treatises in human history, conceived by Italian political theorist and diplomat, Niccolo Machiavelli.

Niccolo Machiavelli () was born in Florence. He served the Florentine republic as a secretary and second chancellor, but was expelled from public life when the Medici family returned to power in His most famous work, The Prince, was written in an. ‎Niccolò Machiavelli is a name that is often brought up by politicians as an influence to their work.

We know his work, but who was the man. What inspired him. Find out in this short biography about the life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli. Discourses Study Guide contains comprehensive summaries and analysis of the book. This study guide includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Discourses by Niccolo : Avrenim Classics.

About Niccolo Machiavelli. Niccolò Machiavelli () was a Florentine statesman who was later forced out of public life. He then devoted himself to studying and writing political philosophy, history, fiction, and drama. Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy in Little is known about his childhood except that he was the son of a lawyer and read widely in the Latin and Italian classics.

Machiavelli lived during the "Golden Age" of Lorenzo de Medici 's, (or, as he is commonly known, "Lorenzo the Magnificent") rule of the state of Florence. A colorful, comprehensive, and authoritative account of Machiavelli's life and thought.

This is a colorful, comprehensive, and authoritative introduction to the life and work of the author of The Prince--Florentine statesman, writer, and political philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli ().Corrado Vivanti, who was one of the world's leading Machiavelli scholars, provides an unparalleled.

The Life of Castruccio Castracani (Italian: Vita di Castruccio Castracani) is a short work by Niccolò is made in the form of a short biographical account of the life of the medieval Tuscan condottiere, Castruccio Castracani, who lived in and ruled Lucca. Niccolò Machiavelli was a distinguished Italian diplomat, and an acclaimed author.

His rise to fame is attributed to his work, ‘The Prince’, a handbook for unconscientious politicians, which led to the origination of the terminology “Machiavellian”.This book has inspired generations for centuries, and has given Machiavelli the status of “father of modern political theory”.

‘The Prince’ remains a must read book to this day and is often regarded as the go to book for budding diplomats. In addition to that, Machiavelli was also a poet, historian and music composer during his rather eventful life. However, it was as a political thinker that he is most renowned.

Many of his words have become popular quotes over time.“The Prince” is a 16th Century how-to book on running a country written by Niccolo Machiavelli. Published five years after his death in ,”The Prince” was written as a satire by Machiavelli while he was exiled from his home country of Italy after he was accused of being against the ruler of the then Florentine state, Lorenzo de Medici.Includes a rich collection of Machiavelli’s most memorable words on a wide range of subjects, from politics to the human condition—almost quotations in allEdited and introduced by one of the world’s leading Machiavelli scholarsServes as a smart and lively introduction to Machiavelli’s life and worksDraws on the complete body of.