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The Medici 's Influence On Art

- In modern market, there are not much commodities could worth more than art masterpieces, millions and millions of dollars flows in the art buying and selling market everyday. If the artist name is right, works can fetch sums that truly blow our mind. To figure out this strange and scandalous affair between art and money, we have to date back at least 600 years. There was a far more shocking collision between market forces and masterpieces in the Renaissance Florence. Almost all of the most splendid and exquisite art were created in the service of the rich and ruthless Medici family....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Cosimo de' Medici]

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Accomplishments Of Cosimo Di Medici

- Cosimo di Medici Cosimo di Giovanni de Medici was given the title Pater Patriae of Italy at his death and was also known as the primus inter pares. He was the founder of the Medici dynasty, who were during the Renaissance the de facto rulers of Florence. Even though Cosimo Medici was a powerful man, he was not an official ruler. Medici’s government also consisted of a council who would many times resist the laws that Medici put forth. This paper will look at the accomplishments of Cosimo di Medici....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Cosimo de' Medici]

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Italian Renaissance : Lorenzo De Medici

- Lorenzo De Medici can be considered as one of the most influential men of the 13th century. His work in political affairs and administration were renowned in all Italy and his family could count on him in every aspect. Lorenzo was also a promoter of a new period called Renaissance. He was one of the first “mecenate” to explore this new way of art. In this project, I will concentrate how he developed art in Florence, giving a clear example through an Artist of that period that was working for him: Sandro Botticelli....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Renaissance]

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Lorenzo De ' Medici, A Famous Statesman And Patron Of The Arts

- Lorenzo de’ Medici, a renowned statesman and patron of the arts, wasn’t acknowledged as “The Magnificent” for nothing. After his father, Piero di Cosimo de ' Medici, died in 1469, Lorenzo took the reigns as head of the Medici household and business, and thusly led Florence to its prime as one of the most powerful city-states in all of Italy. Lorenzo had the abilities capable of pulling off such a feat. In fact, it is said that, “Lorenzo was playing a part. Not a real Prince, he must act the prince....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, House of Medici]

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Lorenzo De Medici : The World 's Greatest Impact On The Renaissance

- Lorenzo de’ Medici The world’s greatest impact on the renaissance was a single man named Lorenzo de’ Medici.It was mainly because of him that the renaisance ended up being the way it turned out to be. Lorenzo allowed up and coming artists to become big and successful because of him, this was all because he was able to fund them and allow them to get paid even if they weren’t that big encouraging others to do the same. Lorenzo didn’t make his fortune by himself, in fact his fortune came from inheritance from his extremely well known family tree....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Cosimo de' Medici]

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Raphael's Lorenzo De' Medici

- Christie's London announced on May 21, 2007 that Lorenzo de' Medici (1518), a portrait of sound provenance by renowned Italian Renaissance master Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (1483-1520), will be available for purchase as part of its Important Old Master and British Pictures auction on Thursday, July 5, 2007. On display at the esteemed auction house's King Street salerooms, beginning June 30, will be Raphael's painting, one of a handful by the artist still privately held. Owned by Ira Spanierman since 1968, issues of the work's attribution to Raphael were tackled by Sir Charles Robinson (1824-1913) and firmly resolved in 1971 by the prolific Konrad Oberhuber, former director of Vienna's...   [tags: Art Artist Raphael Medici]

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The Medici Bank

- Giovanni di Bicci de’ Medici founded the Medici bank in 1397 after splitting from his nephew to establish a bank branch in Florence. As the new bank grew and expanded, so did the wealth and power of the Medici family. When Cosimo il Vecchio de’ Medici, Giovanni’s son, took over the banking business in 1434, the increasing economic power of the Medici family allowed them to establish themselves as effective rulers of Florence while keeping the republican system of government nominally intact. The bank provided the Medici family a combination of economic and political power that facilitated the stability of Medici rule....   [tags: Finance ]

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The Medici Influence and the Italian Renaissance

- A post Middle Age Italy was afflicted by medieval wars and the bubonic plague. A change was needed to restore the vision of what Italy could become. This change was found within one family: the Medici’s, who helped to return the glory and influence to Florence. The Medici’s saw the value in contributing to the advancement of the greatest minds of the period. This was evident in their patronage of leading Artists such as Michelangelo and of renowned Teachers such as Galileo. The sphere of influence the Medici’s enjoyed also extended to the political arena, which happened to be heavily influenced by the Catholic Church at the time....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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The Medici Family During the Renaissance

- The Renaissance was a time of rebirth of classic learning of the Greeks and Romans in Western Europe after the Middle Ages. Humanism, started by Pettrarch, was the popular belief during that era. People no longer believed that art and culture were only in the hands of the clergy. People wanted to explore and be creative, to be part of the arts and literature themselves. The Medici family were great humanists and made significant contribution to the development of the Italian and European Renaissance....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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The Power of The House of Medici

- ... Using the family wealth, Cosimo set up a network of secretive alliances that ruined the competition and benefited the Medici Bank. Cosimo really began to have complete power of Florence. He was able to use money to control all businesses in Florence. Medici Banks started to open up all over the world at that time. Because the Pope had a credit line in the bank, the Medici also had connections in the church, making them even more powerful. Many people began to get angry with Cosimo, especially the old families that used to be significant....   [tags: bank, wealth, influence]

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Influence of the De Medici Family

- The influence of a few people or ideas can affect a culture for a lifetime. The de Medici family was a powerful family that captured the ideals and principles of the Florence Renaissance and were able to use them to increase their influence during the time. Their influence in this time created many positive effects, some of which are still felt today. The family used their influence during this time to impact Florence and other European countries through their patronage of the arts, and political influence....   [tags: people of power in the Renaissance]

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The Medici Influence and the Italian Renaissance

- Post-Middle Age Italy was afflicted by medieval wars and the bubonic plague. It needed a change to restore the vision of what Italy could become. This change revealed itself within the Medici family, who helped return glory and influence to Florence. The Medici family saw the value in contributing to the advancement of the greatest minds of the period. This was evident in their patronage of leading artists such as Michelangelo and of renowned teachers such as Galileo. The sphere of influence the Medicis enjoyed also extended to the political arena, which happened to be heavily influenced by the Catholic Church at the time....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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Significant of the Medici Family in Italy

- Significant of the Medici Family The Medici were undoubtedly the richest and most powerful family in Italy, In the 13th century. During the renaissance era, there were many people that had a major impact on how the renaissance was viewed. However the Medici family played a key role in the success of the era. From 1434 Cosimo de' Medici is unmistakably the most powerful man in Florence, even though his family's cause has suffered a severe setback in the previous year. After his rise to power in 1434, his patronage brings much work to the city's painters, sculptors and architects....   [tags: powerful family, renaissance era]

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The Medici Family During the Renaissance

- Florence, Italy was a city just like any other during the Renaissance. It was city of 50,000 people, less than there were in Paris and Venice but more than most other European cities. The busiest parts of the city were the Ponte Vecchio, a place lined with markets and houses, the neighborhood of the Orsanmichele and Mercato Vecchio, or the Old Market. Florence was a place of beauty and leisure. A Venetian visitor once said, “There is in my opinion no region more sweeter than that wherein Florence is a placed for Florence is situated in a plain surrounded on all sides by hills and mountains…And the hills are fertile cultivated, pleasant…” (Unger, pg....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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The Medici Effects by Frans Johansson

- When we were given the opportunity to review a book that related to our entrepreneurship class I had one goal in mind, I wanted to find an author that was not the typical writer. I did not want a sixty-five year old professor who would give me dry explanations about theories and business models that I had covered in class. Frans Johansson was raised in Sweden and received his bachelor’s in Environmental Science then earned his MBA. Johansson was just what I had been searching for, someone who was applying concepts in ways that would help me throughout my own career....   [tags: business, Peter’s Café]

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The Power and Influence of Catherine De Medici

- ... This cause a lot of ruckus throughout France, they didn’t want an Italian woman to become their queen. Many even thought he would never have children and her time would be short but between 1543 and 1555 she gave birth to ten children, seven of which went on to adulthood. Throughout Henrys reign as king, he excluded Catherine participating in state affairs. “Catherine stayed in the background as there was no reason for her to grasp the limelight as her husband, the strong king and the nobility appeared to be tamed under his strong leadership”....   [tags: French Renaissance, Catherine the Great]

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Lorenzo de Medici: Machiavelli or Michelangelo?

- Florence during Lorenzo de Medici’s time was a city of contradictions: artistic brilliance sprouted from the squalor of the city’s crowed streets and autocrats ruled over republican institutions. Florence fostered both the grandeur of Botticelli’s Primavera and the harsh realism of Machiavelli’s the prince. Lorenzo de Medici, the de facto ruler of the city, best embodied such contradictions. He was both a Machiavelli, using menace, betrayal, cajoles and schemes to exert power, and a Michelangelo, a poet and artist stimulating the onset of the Renaissance....   [tags: history, art, Italy,]

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Edict of January by Catherine de' Medici

- There was a constant struggle for power in France in the 16th century. The de’ Medici family and the Guise family were the two major influences on France at the time. Catherine de Medici in particular had a hand in almost everything that was passed or that occurred while she and her sons were in power. She was one of the most prominent Politiques in history. She had influence over all of her sons, and was an advisor to all of them. She was able to shape France without having any outward involvement in any of the on-goings, though she did have outward involvement in the on-goings when she was Regent for one of her sons....   [tags: religious equality, influence, france]

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Analysis of Catherine de Medici's Reign

- Catherine de Medici’s culpability for the turbulent events in France in 1559-72 remains a topic of some debate. Highly personal protestant pamphleteers associated Catherine with sinister comparisons to the contemporary evil Machiavelli which eventually developed into the ‘Black Legend’. Jean.H. Mariégol consolidates this interpretation, overwhelmingly assuming Catherine’s wickedness; the Queen Mother was deemed to be acting for ‘personal aggrandizement’ without an interest in the monarchy. Neale provides a corrective arguing a ‘dominant maternalism’ drove Catherine’s policies....   [tags: French History]

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Catherine De Medici 's Ballet

- Ballet is a beautiful artwork which expresses ones dance ability beyond core and strength, it is a very mental and physical sport. It has graced the stages of many and has made people smile and cry whether you are on the one on the stage or the audience cheering after every step. It’s a dream to watch. Ballet was originated in the 15th century italian renaissance courts. Ballet was performed at wedding celebration where music and dance would be watched and praised. Many people praised ballet for what it was....   [tags: Ballet, Dance, New York City Ballet]

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Catherine de Medici and Obsession Over Power

- Catherine de Medici and Obsession Over Power "An execrable woman whose memory will remain in bloody crepe until the end of time[1]". For nearly 400 years this assessment of Catherine de Medici held true. In the popular imagination she is a Machiavellian schemer using poison on those who hindered her in her quest to gain and maintain power at court, a view of Catherine reinforced in recent years by the film La Reine Margot, based on the book by Dumas. Most traditionalist historians take their information on Catherine from pamphlets such as Discours Merveilleuse de la Vie, Actions et Deportment de Catherine de Medicis, Royne Mere[2]....   [tags: Papers]

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Florence And Venice : The Renaissance And Developed Along The Way

- Europe’s historical development was brought to life by two dominant states of the renaissance. Florence and Venice, being the powerhouses, speedup the renaissance and developed along the way. Florence being the main hub of influence in the europe(Italy), during the renaissance along with Venice. Florence could be characterized as a financial central , with their banking system which was considered extraordinary at the time. Also, their focus of wool making, being the main producer of wool making gave them a chance to do trade....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Lorenzo de' Medici]

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The Between Dante 's Divine Comedy And Botticelli 's Primavera

- Marmor vs. Michalski Max C. Marmor wrote an article titled: “From Purgatory to the Primavera: Some Observations on Botticelli and Dante” in which he discusses the connections between Dante’s Divine Comedy and Botticelli’s Primavera. I will be comparing this article to one written by Sergiusz Michalski titled: “Venus as Semiramis: A New Interpretation of the Central figure of Botticelli’s Primavera,” which was published in the same issue of Artibus et Historiae in 2003. Michalski discusses Botticelli’s Primavera in this article, but unlike Marmor, his thesis does not include the influence of Dante, but instead revolves around the content and possible donor of the painting, not its basis in...   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, House of Medici]

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Analysis Of The Biblical Story Of David And Goliath

- Few works of art carry the power of instantaneous recognition throughout the world in quite the same way as a particular statue housed in the Accademia Galley of Florence, Italy. Widely considered to be the epitome of the male human form, Michelangelo’s David has transcended generations while at the same time inspiring countless minds to create. More than just a biblical story illustrated through stone, the David has spoken to the masses in a myriad of aspects including literally, metaphorically, and spiritually....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Lorenzo de' Medici]

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How European Identity Changed Throughout Its Extensive History

- It is no wonder that European identity changed throughout its extensive history, with the progressive people who lived during this time. One of the more specific areas the Western Imagination course focused on that explains these changes was the concentration on government. In fact according to Gregory Murry in the Western Imagination: Custom Reader this change in government is one of the five most important things to focus on in this study. The rise of the Nation-State provided the Modern West with a stronger, more centralized government....   [tags: Florence, Italy, House of Medici]

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Paintings And Preservation Of Paintings

- The people of this era appeared to have a clear sense of purpose on collection and preservation of artworks. Their passions led to establish the Uffizi Gallery. The Medici family made the Gallery because they had been the greatest patron at the time over 200 years from the early fifteenth century in ordering and collecting the artworks. The Gallery is considered the very first art museum specialized on arts. In 1560, Duke Cosimo I (1518 - 1572) of the Medici who put the monarchy in Florence society with a strong rule in the confusion of repeating the republic and the monarchy, ordered Giorgio Vasari (1518 – 1574), the famous painter, architect and artist of the time, to construct the Uffizi...   [tags: Florence, House of Medici]

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Role Of The Patron During The Renaissance

- The role of the Patron during the Renaissance was one of a catalyst for magnificent masterpieces and period pieces that would serve to inform humanity of a pivotal era in its history where man was dedicated solely to God, himself and the arts. Though the Northern and Italian renaissances may have manifested distinct styles, their significance carries the same weight. The works of art that will be mentioned in this essay were all created due to patronage and serve to reflect the skills of the artist along-side the values of its audience....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, House of Medici]

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Effect Of The New Diversity

- EFFECT OF THE NEW DIVERSITY IN PATRONS HAVE ON ARTS IN THE 15 – 18 CENTURIES (RENAISSANCE ERA) Beck (2000) classified the renaissance period as the period covering 1400 – 1600 and stated that though a number of scholars disagree on these dates. He noted that renaissance literally means rebirth and that this period was marked by two major styles namely the revival of ancient Greek and Roman classical style and the secular life emphasis on humanism and individuality. The Renaissance period can also be associated with the commencement of the great Western age heralding discovery and exploration....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, House of Medici]

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The Main Difference Between The Renaissance And The Middle Ages

- The main difference in the Renaissance that differentiated it from the middle ages was the push for Humanism, the glorification of man rather than that of God. In medieval times, art was used solely for the spreading of the message of God. Especially because the medieval world was largely illiterate, art was an excellent way of communicating the stories of the Bible to the everyday peasant. Among many other artistic decisions, Art was intentionally not made beautiful, depicted flat scenes with no background, and used a hierarchical scale to represent its characters and message....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, House of Medici, Art]

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The Renaissance And Renaissance Art Movement

- Renaissance The Renaissance started in Italy in the 14th century. It was referred to as the “rebirth” because it brought back attention to art and science. The Middle-Ages was really religion-dominated. The Renaissance turned the attention to being an individual and worldly experiences; they were the main themes of the Renaissance art movement. Art benefited from the patronage of such influential groups as Medici family of Florence, the Sforza family of Milan and the Popes Julius II and Leo X....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Donatello, House of Medici]

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The Era Of The Italian Renaissance

- The era of the Italian Renaissance was a time period for many great thinkers whose minds helped shape the way that people see the world today and Niccolo Machiavelli is certainly no exception. He is most assuredly one of the top philosophical and political minds in the history books and has been an inspiration for many leaders. Unfortunately, tyrannical dictators such as Adolf Hitler were known to use Machiavelli’s teachings in their quest for power so the world has not always viewed this man in the most positive light, even with the things that he tried to teach....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Niccolò Machiavelli]

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Life, Tragedy, And Art : Artemisia Gentileschi

- Life, Tragedy, and Art: Artemisia Gentileschi Artemisia Gentileschi was born in Rome, Italy on July 8, 1593. Her parents were Orazio Gentileschi and Prudentia Montone. She was the couples only child. Her father was a notable painter and she Artemisia wanted to be just like him. She studied painting under the watchful eye of Orazio. Her father also enjoyed working with her and loved watching her bloom in her own artistic abilities. Artemisia became an Italian Baroque painter. The Baroque style was used to show motion to emphasize drama and tension....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Orazio Gentileschi]

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Niccolo Machiavelli 's The Prince

- Niccoló Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian political thinker and historical figure best remembered for his masterpiece, The Prince (written in 1513, but published posthumously in 1532). Machiavelli is considered one of the great early analyzers of political power. As a thinker Machiavelli belonged to an entire school of Florentine intellectuals concerned with an examination of political and historical problems. His important writings were composed after 1512 when he was accused of conspiracy in 1513....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy, House of Medici]

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A Comprehensive Review Of The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli

- A Comprehensive Review of The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli Ryan Ardelle University of Pittsburgh ADMJ 1235: Organized Crime Professor Giunta October 21, 2014 No book has been as influential to the practice of realpolitik throughout history as Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince. This Renaissance classic is so infamous for its unorthodox lessons that the author even has a word dedicated to him – Machiavellianism – referring to the employment of cunning, deception, expediency, or duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Political philosophy]

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Michelangelo 's Influence On The Italian Renaissance

- Michelangelo was born in Caprese, Italy on March 6th 1475. His family was politically prominent as his family had large land property. His father was a banker and was looking to his son to engage in his businesses. As a young boy, he has ambitions of becoming a sculptor, but his father was very discouraging of this. He wanted his son to live up to the family name and take up his father’s businesses. Michelangelo became friends with Francesco Granacci, who introduced him to Domenico Ghirlandio(biography.com)....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Michelangelo]

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The Antonio Pierozzi ( 1389-1459 )

- Fra Antonio Pierozzi (1389-1459) was an influential archbishop in Florence during the Renaissance. Today, he is looked upon as a great example of the perfect Renaissance priest. This essay will examine his life as a clergy man and the qualities that make scholars view him as the perfect priest. I will discuss his virtues and the virtues expected of him in the time period and decide if he is, in fact, a perfect Renaissance priest. Gasparo Contarini wrote that “nobody can desire episcopal rank without the sin of arrogance or avarice or ambition....   [tags: Florence, House of Medici, Renaissance humanism]

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The Greatest Heroes Of The Renaissance Or The Great Villains?

- Were the Medicis the great heroes of the Renaissance or the great villains. The Medici’s were a prominent family in the Renaissance, who ruled Florence from 1434 to 1737. They are regarded as being one of the most powerful and richest families in the whole of Europe. The Medics used this great status and wealth to develop an improved Florence, one that was significantly influenced by the Renaissance. The Medici family can most certainly be regarded as the significant heroes of the Renaissance. This is due to their significant promotion and patronage in the arts, in turn bringing focus back to the antiquities, a major importance during the Renaissance period....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Lorenzo de' Medici, Tuscany]

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The Prince Analysis

- Historical Background Having spent his childhood most peacefully, Niccolo Machiavelli, the great Italian philosopher witnessed Italy’s state of decadence and intense political conflict in his adulthood. The then Italy was not a unified country rather, it was an accumulation of city-states, each with its own court and ruler, each of them attempting to addition control over the others. Italy was not only a place of domestic intrigue but also a battleground for the force-ravenous French, the Spanish, the Germans and the Catholic Church under the power of the popes....   [tags: Niccolo Machiavelli, Medici, politics, Italy]

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The Rise Of The Renaissance

- The Renaissance was at its peak in the 16th century. The Hundred Years ' War and subsequent War of the Roses had ended in England. The states of Italy were embroiled in what was to be a long series of conflicts. Amerigo Vespucci, a former client of Lorenzo the Magnificent, had coined the term “New World”. The Medici had been expelled from their sixty year rule of Florence and Henry VIII was soon to be king. This period would see numerous social, political, and religious reforms, and some ideas, like the Protestant Reformation, would endure, many would remain as ideas....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Pope Leo X]

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The Birth Of Venus By Sandro Botticelli

- Sandro Botticelli was a painter in the early Renaissance and was not appreciated during his time. Botticelli never wed because he did not like the idea of marriage and he claimed that it gave him nightmares. There were suspicions that he was homosexual, but it was never proven right or wrong. One of his most famous paintings is The Birth of Venus, which depicts the goddess Venus. Another famous painting of him is Primavera , also known as Allegory of Spring, portrays a group of mythological figures in a garden....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Sandro Botticelli]

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The Complexity And Beauty Of Renaissance Art

- The Complexity and Beauty of Renaissance Art Sandro Botticelli 's Primavera is one of the most famous Renaissance paintings. Created in 1482 and sometimes called the Allegory of Spring, the Primavera, italian for spring, was commissioned by Medici family. At the time of the painting the Medici became a dominant banking family. Orange trees in the background are a representation of the Medici as their family crest contains oranges. The complexity and beauty incorporated into the work compel the viewer to enter Venus’s Garden....   [tags: Florence, Lorenzo de' Medici, Sandro Botticelli]

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Botticelli 's Great Work Of Art The Primavera

- Botticelli’s great work of art the Primavera, also known as Allegory of Spring, painted ca. 1482, depicts different mythical characters, and is generally regarded as an allegorical depiction of spring. However, its symbolism and content have been subject to much controversy, and the painting is still interpreted differently by scholars to this day. Going through the different ways it has been interpreted, it is impossible to formulate a clear consensus. Its unclear origins make varying analyses and interpretations possible....   [tags: Florence, Sandro Botticelli, Lorenzo de' Medici]

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Economic Success and Political Influence of the Fuggers and Medicis

- In the late fifteenth, and early sixteenth centuries the first economic Golden Age began. Two families, the Fugger's and Medici's were of immense wealth and power. Both helped to finance projects for certain people and institutions of power, like the Pope, English Monarchy and the Holy Roman Empire. Their economic success and political influence caused much turmoil then, and even more in the future. Because of the Fuggers' and Medici's wealth and power in society they easily influenced politics, especially ecclesiastical governance by usury and sale of indulgences....   [tags: European History]

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Boticelli's La Primavera

- ... This may cause some confusion as the wind also blows from east to west and not in reverse. “The circle of the Zodiac, whose turning was thought to control the ebb and flow of the changing seasons, moves counter to the rotation of the earth. In schematic form, the seasons actually do move “backwards,” marching from right to left across the dome of the heavens.” Therefore, it can be concluded that Botticelli inspired by the poets and poetry that surrounded him, and the fact that young Lorenzo had just purchased a rural farm, used the rustic roman calendar as a basis for the compositional layout of “La Primavera.” In August of 1481, Lorenzo the Magnificent arranged for the marriage of t...   [tags: painting analysis, Medicis]

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A Successful Ceo Of Nainani Medico

- In the long term I want to be a successful CEO of Nainani Medico, a family owned wholesale pharmaceutical distribution, by gradually gaining substantial experience in various business functions. Eventually, as CEO, I will be moving towards Nainani Medico’s strategic mission i.e. to become India’s largest wholesaler pharmaceutical distributor. To achieve mission, I will increase its existing reach out from 1200 retail clients in 8500 miles2 territory to pan India retailers. Furthermore, I will expand Nainani Medico’s present scale i.e....   [tags: Management, Supply chain management]

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Mobile Medics : Benefits Of Remote Diagnosis

- Mobile Medics: Benefits of Remote Diagnosis Overview Mobile medics are so helpful in remote areas. These are places where people live but they cannot access medication easily. The innovation of mobile medics has been improved by the new technology whereby the patient can connect with the doctor online. The doctor will then recommend medication and you can buy the medicine making it easier, cheap and saves time. The mobile medics have helped those individuals who go in remote areas to research. Most remote areas include the deserts, arid and semi arid areas whereby the only medication is herbs....   [tags: Patient, Physician, Hospital, Doctor Who]

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Regulatory Action : Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp

- Throughout the extensive schooling necessary to become an accountant, a student is taught the copious rules applicable to their work, what is and what is not acceptable, and what will happen if you decide to break the rules, but when an accountant decides to enter into the field of auditing, it should be completely understood that the rules, provided by the regulating authorities, are very strict and do not bend easily. Auditors are supposed to be the regulators of how a company accounts for its financial information and are to uphold the imposed laws, so when an auditor elects to hide any information or cover up another’s wrongdoing, the sanctions against them can be extensive and possibly...   [tags: Internal control, Audit, Auditing]

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Batlles, Medics, and Soldiers from the Revolutionary War

- We all know that we won the American Revolution. Do we know what happened through all the years that the men fought for our country. Through the approximately ten battles the Americans and England had Americans only won about half. In this paper I will analyze the battles, medics, and soldiers the made it possible for us to split from England. The revolutionary war is such a part of our history that it can be easy at times to forget the struggles that took place, and the strain of battle upon those that had to fight....   [tags: freedom, england, america]

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On the Nature of Man by Aristotle

-  Airs Waters and Places: Aristotle attributed the environment as a role to disease. This was an addition to the four humors from his work: On the Nature of Man. An Example is of people of the north whom were attributed to having phlegmatic properties due to their location and winter elements. People of Africa attributed to people of bile due to there how climate like that of the summer elements. Air, waters and places allowed the thought of the environment to be attributed to an illness. This theory allowed for better diagnosis of the actual cause of an illness and better treatment by knowing ones environment and culture....   [tags: airs waters, materia medica]

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Pearl Harbor: Different Viewpoints of This Horrible Day

- On the morning of December 7th, 1941 America was shocked about what had just happened to its country. And more shocked about what had happened in Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was being attacked by the Imperial Navy, that was based out of Japan. Before the attacks that happened on Pearl Harbor, Japan has been speaking to the United States about prolonged peace, hope, and prosperity between the United States and Japan. But that dream of peace and prosperity came to a crashing halt on the morning of the attacks on Pearl Harbor....   [tags: military, medics, commander]

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Review of "The Central Line"

- This year, the applications to enroll in medical schools increased by 6.1 percent to more than 48,000, breaking records set in 1996 (Lopatto). Job openings for doctors and nurses sparked the interest of the younger generation, and this, I believe, is because of the enthralling and captivating experiences that result from these fields. The article “The Central Line” by Atul Gawande covers an example of what these future surgeons and medics learn while in the field. However, the student will not perform perfectly the first time....   [tags: Surgeons, Medics, Article Analysis]

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Creative Writing: The Flu Virus

- The flu virus has spread throughout the building, there were children shivering in the arms of their mothers, anxious fathers and frightened medics. As the President, Tom Mason had very little help to offer; they were under-staffed with the outside world only glimpsing at their troubles. When the first child commenced to cough blood, Lourdes Delgado snapped. Storming down the corridors, every man stepped out of the way as she barged into the royal office. The startled gasps did very little to hinder her confidence....   [tags: violence, frightened medics]

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Role of Women in the Scientific Revolution

- When most people think of the Scientific Revolution, they think of scientists such as Galileo, Newton, Brahe, and Boyle. However, many people do not even know about the many women who played a vital role in the scientific advancements of this period. Even when these women were alive, most of society either ignored them or publicly disapproved their unladylike behavior. Because of this, these women were often forgotten from history, and very little is known about the majority of them. Although their names rarely appear in history books, the female scientists of the Scientific Revolution still impacted the world of science in several ways....   [tags: female sex, queen christina, medicis]

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Giralamo Savonarola and the Development of the Renaissance in Florence

- THESIS STATEMENT The moral fanatic and religious fundamentalist, Giralamo Savonarola, inhibited the development of the Renaissance in Florence and brought the city back into the Middle Ages. PURPOSE STATEMENT Through scholarly research of Florentine politics and daily life during the rule of the Medici, it is affirmed that Giralamo Savonarola used religion and fear to inhibit the progression of the Renaissance in Florence. INTRODUCTION Religion provides hope for those who are hopeless. It aims to welcome those who are alienated and feel that their life has no purpose....   [tags: Florentine Politics, Religion]

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The 's Influence On European Civilization

- During the Renaissance many key facts and ideas also led to other great things that changed the world today. Art, architecture, philosophies, weather, the Medici Family all took part in the growth of the renaissance and power. Italy helped spread the renaissance with the spread of their new ideas. The Medici family also contributed to the spread of these ideas. One way that help grow towns and cities was The Black Plague. The Black Plague changed the way of art. Before the Black Plague, artists were focused on churches and god 's....   [tags: Florence, Italy, Renaissance, Tuscany]

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Michelangelo di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni

- Michelangelo di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on March 6, 1475 in the Tuscan town of Caprese, which is located near Arezzo. His family was native to Florence, his father part of the Florentine government, therefore they returned to the city within a few weeks of his birth. Florence during the Renaissance period was a vibrant arts center, an opportune locale for Michelangelo’s innate talents to develop and flourish. His mother died when he was 6. Florence seemed to be a perfect city to raise a child with such artistic ambition....   [tags: Biography, Sculptor, Artist, Caprese, Italia]

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The Discovery of Antibiotics by Alexander Fleming

- The discovery of antibiotics is attributed to Alexander Fleming who discovered the first antibiotic to be commercially used (Penicillin) in approximately 1928. An antibiotic, also known as an antimicrobial, is a medication that is taken in order to either destroy or slow the growth rate of bacteria. Antibiotics are integral to the success of many medical practises, such as; surgical procedures, organ transplants, the treatment of cancer and the treatment of the critically ill. (Ramanan Laxminarayan, 2013) The emergence of Penicillin marked the dawn of the antibiotic era and allowed for diseases which normally ended in death or dysfunction to be eliminated and for people to carry on living he...   [tags: penicillin, antimicrobial, medicin]

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The Renaissance : A Great Chance For A Rebirth

- The Renaissance provided growth in cities, towns, growth in population, and growth in philosophies, giving chances for people to take the power. This provided the spread of ideas. Italy helped found the renaissance because of the different things they did like the city states they had. This also gave chance for growth in families to take the power, like the journey of the Medici family through the renaissance. In this time, the growth in cities and towns was dramatic. After the Black Plague swept through most of Europe, ½ to ⅓ of the population was killed....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Italy, Black Death]

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The Renaissance Of Greco Roman Art And Culture

- The Italian Renaissance was the revival of Greco-Roman art and culture, which spread all across western Europe from the 14th century to the 16th century. The name of one powerful family became synonymous with this cultural phenomenon: the Medici. Just like the Rockefeller family was to the American industry, the Medici of Florence were to the Italian Renaissance. By the early 15th century, the banker Giovanni de’ Medici established the dynasty’s wealth. His son Cosimo de’ Medici became a great patron for the arts, and later on, Lorenzo de’ Medici followed his grandfather’s footsteps and was called “The Magnificent” for investing lavishly on artistic works such as buildings, paintings, and sc...   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Italy]

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Machiavelli: The Father of Modern Political Science

- During the time 1469, a child by the name of Niccolo Di Bernardo Del Machiavelli was born .Some may know him as an Italian philosopher, humanist, or a evil minded fellow associated with the corruptness of totalitarian government. In Machiavelli’s home state Florence, he introduces the modern political theory. Hoping to gain influence with the ruling Medici family Niccolo wrote a pamphlet call The Prince (Prezzolini). Niccolo lived a nondescript childhood and his main political experience in his youth was watching Savonarola from afar....   [tags: Political Science]

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Patrons and Artisans of the Renaissance Period

- The Renaissance period (1400 to 1700) covered art, literature, philosophy and government. Renaissance culture spread outwards from Florence, to other Italian cities and then, over the following centuries, to the rest of Europe. It is widely understood that it was a unique combination of several different influences that led to the Renaissance, with the social and political conditions of the era, combined with great wealth and the large number of talented artists and artisans in Florence; influencing cultural development on an exceptional scale....   [tags: European History, European Artists]

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A Brief Treatise for Philosophical Inquiry During the Italian Renaissance

- There is a certain fascination when humans begin to have a retrospective view on life. The Renaissance (or rebirth), which occurred during the Quattrocento period in Italy, epitomized this phenomenon. The individuals involved, pursued antiquity with a fervent vigor and passion not seen in the following centuries of the modern age. Among the city-states on the Italian Peninsula, the Florentine Republic was on the verge of being the most prominent center of the Renaissance. Many contributing factors such as influential families, the various guilds, politicians, and the numerous learned individuals propelled Florence to new heights of achievement; including artistic expression, philosophical st...   [tags: Philosophy ]

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Drug Testing and Legalization of Marijuana

- For over a century the legalization of medical marijuana in the United States has been a growing controversy. Washington and Colorado are the two recent states that have legalized the use of marijuana for recreational uses. In contrast, others in federal positions believe the use of marijuana has no beneficial use to it which creates a struggle into its legalization. Marijuana is classified as a Schedule 1 drug believed to be dangerous and highly addictive, also thought to be a “gateway” drug leading to a dark path of drug abuse....   [tags: Medicl Marijuana, United States, Economy]

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Queen Margot

- Through the use of two main characters in the film, Queen Margot, a critical examination will be made to further understand the importance of developing characters and their respected standard historical interpretations. By heavily characterizing the protagonist, Margaret of Valois, audience members were given the ability to identify with her. Similarly, the Queen regent, Catherine de Medici remained heavily mythologized in the film to advance the plotline. The overall success of the film can thereby be attributed to the prominence of the representation of historical figures....   [tags: FIlm Analysis, Character Development]

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Is Machiavelli Machiavellian?

- Throughout history, The Prince has been considered one of the greatest guides to political wheelings and dealings. But, it wasn’t always like that, one could almost liken it to the modern day Wikileaks. It was a book that was part political satire and part exposé on how the people’s princes did their thing. The Prince also sparked the creation of the word machiavellian, an adjective that means cunning, scheming, and unscrupulous, especially in politics or in advancing one’s career. The question is, does Machiavelli actually deserve the term his writing has garnered him....   [tags: The Prince, Leadership, Politics]

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The Influence of Martin Luthern and Cosimo de'Medici on Western Culture

- Martin Luther and Cosimo de’Medici are known as some of the most important and influential people on the Western culture. Martin Luther shaped the Western culture socially and religiously with powerful words, while Cosimo de’Medici impacted the economy and politically through money and power. Cosimo de’Medici changed Florence in many ways by contributing to the Republic of Florence with his strong hand in the establishment of some of the most infamous renaissance masterpieces. Cosimo de’Medici ruled Florence without actually being in power in the political system....   [tags: investing, religion, economics]

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Michelangelo´s Tomb Projects and Inspiration

- The two tomb projects are; The Julius Tomb and The Medici Tombs. The Julius Tomb was commissioned by Pope Julius II in 1505, from drawings made by Michelangelo Pope Julius selected a huge three level monument with over 40 statues. The project was to be completed in five years and Michelangelo was to be paid 10,000 ducats. The Tomb was to be placed in the unfinished Quattrocento choir of St. Peter’s. However Julius decided to build a new church and lost interest in the Tomb project, perhaps because of lack of money....   [tags: Renaissance, catholic church, tomb projects]

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Art Analysis: Adoration of the Magi by Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi

- Viewing Reaction: Adoration of the Magi Introduction This altarpiece painting was done in tempera paint on wood by Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi. He became known as Sandro Botticelli. “Botticelli” was a nickname given by his older brother meaning 'small wine cask'. “(Artble, 2014). According to our textbook, this painting is one of four Adorations he painted that have achieved lasting fame. (Wold, 2008) Botticelli was an Italian Renaissance painter whose life spanned from 1440-1510. I was unable to verify where he was born, but most of the information I came across seemed to agree his home town was Florence, Italy....   [tags: Aesthetic Value, symbolism]

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The Art of Michelangelo

- His hands work quickly and delicately to complete this work of art. Every chiseled muscle would be as smooth as silk, each hair a perfect curl. Sweat dripped from his face and his heart pounded rapidly in his chest as he stepped back to see what he had created. Two years- two long years to finish this piece. What will the result be. He worried that all his work would have been for nothing. Tears swelled in his eyes as he gazed at his work. It was spectacular. The marble seemed to faintly glow in the afternoon sun....   [tags: Biography]

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A Retrospective on Rebirth

- There is a certain fascination in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. The Renaissance or rebirth in Italy during the Quattrocento period epitomized this phenomenon. Throughout history and only during Renaissance have humans been able to embed a sense of urgency to relearn the ideas and culture of antiquity. Among the city-states on the Italian Peninsula, the Florentine Republic was on the verge of being the most prominent center of the Renaissance. Many contributing factors such as the influential families, the various guilds, politicians, and learned men propelled Florence to new heights of achievement; these include artistic expression, philosophical views—not seen sin...   [tags: The Renaissance]

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The Story of Michelangelo

- ... As Florence was the artistic center of the early Renaissance, a period of outstanding autistics innovation and accomplishment that began in the early 1400s. In many ways the masterpieces that surround Michelangelo were his best teachers- ancient Greek and Roman statuary, and the painting, sculpture, and architecture of early Renaissance masters. He had demonstrated obvious talent has he was taking under the wing of Lorenzo de’ Medici, who was the rule of the Florentine republic and a great patron of the arts....   [tags: renaissance period, gothic styles]

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The Biblical Story Of David And Goliath

- The Biblical story of David and Goliath is one that provided heroic inspiration for many artists throughout history. As told in 1 Samuel 17, it is a story about a young boy named David who defeated Goliath, a giant Philistine warrior, and saved his people from invasion and slavery. As the story goes, the Israelites were facing the Philistines army and the giant Philistine, Goliath, challenged the Israelites to send their best warrior to battle him to determine the outcome of their armies. David, while bringing food for his older brothers, heard Goliath defy the armies of God and was angry....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Michelangelo]

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Commentary on Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince

- Relatively little is known for certain about Niccolò Machiavelli's early life in comparison with many important figures of the Italian Renaissance. Machiavelli was born May 3, 1469 in Florence, Italy. He attended the University of Florence; even a quick glance at his works reveals that he received an excellent humanist education, as his speech and opinions are highly intelligent, well read, and as far as the reader can tell, correct. For years after graduating, Machiavelli passionately engaged in diplomatic activity for Florence, traveling to the major points in Italy as well as to the royal magistrates of France and to the imperial Vatican court....   [tags: Italy, Renaissance, Politics]

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Summary Of ' The Prince '

- Lozano 4 of participating in a conspiracy to restore the republic, because of this he was sent to jail for three weeks, and tortured. He fled the city of Florence, and decided to settle down in a calm quiet town called Sant’Andrea. He also decided to continue his dream and career as a writer. In 1513 he started to write his Discourses, this book focused on states controlled by the prince and the citizens. It was not finished until 1521, because he interrupted his work on Discourses to write the very famous The Prince....   [tags: Florence, Political philosophy]

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Birth of Venus

- Sandro Botticello’s The Birth of Venus is the Florentine painter’s most famous work. Completed in about 1480, the painting now hangs in the Ufizzi in Florence. This tempura on canvas painting is large in size at 5’8” X 9’1” (Janson and Janson 443) and reflects the artistic and philosophical trends of its day. Painted on the dividing line of the middle ages with the Italian Renaissance, the painting’s subject and style are influenced by a developing and transitioning aesthetic. Botticelli or Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi was born to an upper middle class family of four sons in the Ognissanti parish in 1445 (“Botticelli”)....   [tags: Art ]

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Tuscany & Siena

- Tuscany & Siena The central region of Tuscany includes the following provinces:. Arezzo, Grosseto, Florence, Leghorn, Lucca, Mass-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, and Siena.. The total area of this region is 8.877 square miles. A Chorological History of Tuscany The word Tuscany comes from the Tusci, Tuscans or Etruscans.. Etruria (their country) at one time comprised Tuscany and the northern part of Lazio.. Charlemagne occupied northern Italy in the 8th century AD, at which time the name of Tuscia or Toscana became restricted to the area.....   [tags: History Historical Tuscany Europe Papers]

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The Shift Between The Middle Ages And Renaissance

- The shift between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance was characterized by great socio-economic, political, and religious changes. Politically, the feudal system of the Middle Ages was exchanged for a more stable centralized republic/monarchy system that gave the people more freedom and input. Religiously, secularism became more important as stability gave people a chance to concern themselves with the “here and now” rather than simply the “hereafter.” Socially, there was a shift from dogma and unshakeable belief to humanism and the ability to interpret things for oneself....   [tags: art history]

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The Life and Works of Michelangelo

- Michelangelo di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni was born on March 6, 1475, in Caprese, Italy (“Michelangelo”, 2013). His childhood was lacking in affection, and when he was only six years old his mother, Francesca Neri, died of an illness leaving him with his father, Ludovico. (Ruehring). At a young age, Ludovico realized Michelangelo’s intellectual potential and enrolled him in Francesco Galeota’s school (Ruehring). While at the school, Michelangelo met a student of the painter Domenico Ghirlandaio....   [tags: Biography, Artist]

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King Henry VIII: The Musical Court

- ... King Henry VIII’s musical ambitions served as a way to humanize him with the people who sometimes saw him especially later in his reign as a tyrant. Henry felt that music should be a vital part of society; he would listen to four hours of organ music played by Dionisio Memo, the organist of St. Marco, Venice. He also made his court listen to great performances of different musicians Henry thought highly of. Musicologist Andrew Ashbee described what it was like to be in the royal court when he said, “Music making at Henry’s court took place in public places such as the Guard Chamber, the Presence Chamber and the Chapel....   [tags: notorious British monarchs]

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The Renaissance Reformation

- There is a certain fascination in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. The Renaissance or rebirth during the Quattrocento period in Italy epitomized this phenomenon. Those individuals involved pursued antiquity with a fervent vigor and passion not seen in the following centuries of the modern age. Among the city-states on the Italian Peninsula, the Florentine Republic was on the verge of being the most prominent center of the Renaissance. Many contributing factors such as the influential families, the various guilds, politicians, and learned individuals propelled Florence to new heights of achievement; these include artistic expression, philosophical views—not seen since...   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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