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History of Italy

Guicciardini, Francesco

History of Italy

history of Florence

by Guicciardini, Francesco

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Published by Washington Square Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Cecil Grayson ; edited and abridged with an introduction by John Hale.
ContributionsGrayson, Cecil., Hale, John.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21877898M

  I would recommend Robert Hughes's "Rome: A Cultural, Visual, and Personal History." It starts with the ancient myth of Romulus and Remus and ends with the fascist Italy of Mussolini, so it's a wonderful survey of literally the entire history of Ro. Professor Will Broadhead is a historian of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. He specializes in the history of ancient Italy from the 4th to the 1st centuries BC, with a particular interest in relations between the Romans and the various Italian peoples subject to them.

  "Passages of Guicciardini, either altered, or wholly omitted in the prior editions of this history, from which we have given our translation, but now pretended to be restored from an original manuscript at Florence, and published in Latin, Italian, and French at Amsterdam ": v. p. Pages:   Italy, the country with a hundred cities and a thousand bell towers, is also the country with a hundred cuisines and a thousand recipes. Its great variety of culinary practices reflects a history long dominated by regionalism and political division, and has led to the common conception of Italian food as a mosaic of regional customs rather than a single tradition.

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. A Short History of Italy () by Henry Dwight Sedgwick - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 1. San Marco Basin, Venice, , Gaspar van Wittel. Robert Wilde is a historian who writes about European history. He is the author of the History in an Afternoon textbook series. Venice is a city in Italy, best known today for the many waterways which criss-cross through it. It has developed a romantic reputation built upon by countless movies.


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Our edition, therefore, in retaining of the pages of the original, contains the essential parts of Thomas' book.In Francesco Guicciardini, adviser and confidant to three popes, governor of several central Italian states, ambassador, administrator, military captain--and persona non grata with the ruling Medici after the siege of Florence--retired to his villa to write a history of his times.

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