Niccolo Machiavelli was born on May 3, 1469, in Florence, Italy. He eventually became a man who lived his life for politics and patriotism. Right now, however, he is associated with corrupt, totalitarian government. The reason for this is a small pamphlet he wrote called The Prince to gain influence with the ruling Medici family in Florence. The political genius of Niccolo Machiavelli was overshadowed by the reputation that was unfairly given to him because of a misunderstanding of his views on politics.
Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli also referred to as Niccolo Machiavelli born May 3, 1469 is an Italian Renaissance many of talents and qualities. He was a historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer. Machiavelli’s most notorious masterpiece was a novel called The Prince, which consider the most untraditional novel of the Italians renaissance period. Although, Machiavelli knew the consequences of his masterpiece, still remain to release his work because of the need to reveal the truth of being a ruthless and tyrannical prince to restore political structure. The Prince is a manual for hereditary arising rulers or princes.
His advice corresponds with his time and appears to be given in a genuine way. In his instruction he discusses morality, the importance of the public welfare, and the use of violence in order to explain how to best run a state. Machiavelli’s view of politics dealt with political upheaval, beginning with being overly concerned with public security and the well being of the community, while his predecessors worried more about morals effecting politics. Ultimately, his objective was to provide an avenue in which he could instruct rulers how to successfully rule through pragmatism. Although he is severely criticized by many people, he writes for the unification of Italian principalities and he has a strict political cause Niccolò Machiavelli was born into this unstable time of shifting fortunes in the year 1469.
Unfortunately Niccolo was dismissed form office when the Medici came to power and the overthrown the Republic. Without a job Niccolo was force to switch to writing about politics. He desperately wanted to get back to politics and in favor of the Medici by writing a book to influence what he thought was the Medici’s goals and dedicated it to him, this is where the creation of The Prince came to life (Giuseppe). The book The Prince was a book of advice to politicians regarding how gain power and keep that power. The title The Prince is not about someone who has inherited land and a decedent to a king.
Machiavelli "I would rather be in hell and converse with great minds than live in paradise with that dull rabble." In his life's writings, Niccolo Machiavelli, sought out the strength of the human character, and wrote according to his own rules; trying to better the political philosophy of his time. Machiavelli, a fiercely independent Renaissance man, advocated the prosperity of Italian politics, and wanted Italy to rise above the rest of the world. Machiavelli's writings dealt with many issues that had not been attacked in his time, and utilized his distinct brand of political philosophy to try and change the politics and government that shaped his era. The Prince, regarded as his most controversial and successful work, spelled out a method of amelioration; whether positive or negative, virtuous or severe, a prince was to uphold the strength of a nation and a government.
With the help of Lady Macbeth, th... ... middle of paper ... ...y ambition, but by his aspiration for wanting to make Italy the supreme nation of the universe. Mussolini was exceedingly patriotic, which can be represented by the quote “ All within the State, nothing outside the State, nothing against the State.” Macbeth and Mussolini’s treacherous extent hurt their land and the people living under their rule. Macbeth’s native land was distraught by the end of his rule due to his descend into madness. “Each new morn, new widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face”, this quote is representing the extent of Macbeth’s reign as this man who eventually goes insane due to his paranoia. In contrast, Mussolini’s alliance with Hitler led Italy into three wars.
In Florence, Italy on May 3rd, 1469, a boy who would grow up to be one of the most hated people in history was born. His name was Niccolo Machiavelli and though many believe he was a malicious, diabolical person, others believe he was a political realist, genius and someone who dared to say the truth. He was most famous for his book, Il principe (The Prince) which regards the topic of how rulers can acquire and maintain their power. Despite the harshness of his writings, Niccolo Machiavelli was simply showing his interest and care for the amelioration of government in Italy. The people Niccolo Machiavelli grew up watching were people that influenced the way he thought.
Charles died in 1498, which meant that there wasn’t going to be a re-invasion. Popular uprisings in Milan and Florence saw the Medicis and the Sforzas overthrown. Civil war was raging on between Pisa and Florence and the accession of Louis VIII as French King meant that the prospects for peace did not look too good. Louis had inherited Naples, but his main objective was Milan, which he invaded in 1499. He settled for the Western half and gave the Eastern half to Venice.
By such an act from Caesar, the people believed that he does not want to be King and therefore he is a man without ambition and thats why he should be King. But Casca shows us that this is not the case. Every chance Caesar was offered the circlet, he denied it less and less. “It was mere foolery;/ I saw Mark Antony offer him a crown (yet ‘twas not a crown neither; ‘twas one of these coronets)..../....he put it by once; but for all that, to my thinking he would fain have had it.../....he put it by again; but to m... ... middle of paper ... ...hows that Mark Antony stood up for Caesar’s beliefs and that there was no reason for his murder because to Mark Antony, Caesar did not reveal any ambitious characteristics. Julius Caesar’s ambition caused his death.
The people of Italy felt that the government had not delivered what they had promised. D'annunzio who had initially supported the war marched into the city of Fiume and took charge in declaration of Nationalism in Italy. The government did nothing to suppress this showing their weakness in failing to sort out Italy's problem at this time, eg the economy and social state of the country. Economically Italy was hit very badly by WW1, they had relied on foreign loans to finance their war effort and once the war was over Italy as well as the rest of Europe was now in state of economic ... ... middle of paper ... ...eventual march on Rome. However the march was not necessary as the King invited Mussolini to form a government, partly to stop the threat of Civil war but also as he told a confident at the time, he wished 'To save a cabinet of poltroons and that in Mussolini he had a Prime Minister who was really a man of purpose who will last some time and has the will to act and act well'.