Niccolò machiavelli biography niccolo machiavelli was an italian politician, historian and philosopher who is widely known as a founder of modern political science quick facts. 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 (1469-1527) corrado vivanti, who was one of the world's leading machiavelli scholars, provides an unparalleled intellectual biography that demonstrates. An unlikely prince: the life and times of machiavelli hardcover - jun 29 2010 by niccolo capponi (author. A brief biography of niccolo machiavelli and his ideas machiavelli lived in florence, a republic and a city state at that time, and spent a good deal of his adult life there in fact, he held. A couple things (1) this book is a translation from the original italian version and so obviously it was meant for an italian audience, (2) it is not a comprehensive biography of niccolo machiavelli, it is more of a supplement.
Niccolo machiavelli biography niccolo machiavelli was a political philosopher, public official, diplomat and italian writer, who was considered to be the father of modern political science, is also recognized as an important protagonist in the italian renaissance. The life and times of niccolò machiavelli (2 vol 1892), good older biography online google edition vol 1 google edition vol 2 viroli, maurizio (2000), niccolò's smile: a biography of machiavelli , farrar, straus & giroux excerpt and text search. Niccolo machiavelli: an intellectual biography by corrado vivanti 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 (1469-1527.
The florence of machiavelli's time was a rich, vibrant city—a center of the arts—of which lorenzo was a great patron, and a hub of intellectual activity florence had an excellent university, where machiavelli may have listened to lectures, and it is possible he had some contact with lorenzo's son, giuliano. Niccolo machiavelli was an italian politician, historian, diplomat, humanist, writer and philosopher for many years, he was an official in florentine republic where he had duties in the diplomatic and also military affairs. Share niccolo machiavelli quotations about war, politics and literature for human events ever resemble those of preceding times this arises from the fact that.
See contact information and details about niccolò machiavelli 18475/niccolo-machiavelli a time where conflicts dominated political life and each city. Buy an unlikely prince: the life and times of niccolò machiavelli first edition by niccolo capponi (isbn: 9780306817564) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Biography relatively little is known for certain about machiavelli's early life in comparison with many important figures of the italian renaissance (the following. Biography of niccolo machiavelli machiavelli was born in 1469, into an italy, which was probably less feudal than any other european country at that time. Niccolo machiavelli's life and times niccolo machiavelli (3 may 1469 - 21 june 1527) is an italian thinker, historian, humanist and political philosopher an important influence in the early renaissance, his ideas contributed to the foundations of modern political science.
These doubts grew as i delved into his life and times, trying to understand what made him say what he did it looks as if we've got machiavelli all wrong biography books features share. Biography of niccolo machiavelli niccolo machiavelli was born in florence, italy on may 3rd 1469 as an italian historian, statesman, political philosopher, and a diplomat during the renaissance, machiavelli was a man who lived his life for politics and patriotism. Benner's book is a life-and-times biography, not an interpretive work it recounts the up-and-down career of a tricky personality in stormy times machiavelli's was a fascinating if tangled story. Niccolò di bernardo machiavelli is not only one of the most fascinating figures of the italian renaissance, an outstanding author and statesman, but indisputably one of its most influential political theorists, whose fundamental contributions to ideas of political power - as well as to the history.
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