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    David Comparision

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    and artists while remaining similar. Michelangelo was born in 1475 near Florence. At an early age Michelangelo’s interest in art eclipsed that of his studies, and so he began apprenticing at 13 in lieu of regular school. His time under Lorenzo de Medici was the most influential in his young life; this is where he came in contact with Hellenistic nudes, began with anatomy and embedded his humanitarian views. Michelangelo went to Rome at twenty-one and sculpted the Pieta, which made him famous

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    centuries.  The ability of a group of notable people to provide the supply of goods in response to demand in Florence provided the foundation for the flourishing of art, commerce, and living standards.  In their own ways, both Michelangelo and the Medici family contributed to the economic recovery and development of Italy.  While Michelangelo may have represented only one of a slew of notable artists during the Renaissance, his contributions were extraordinary significant and still impress the world

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    Michelangelo di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni

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    time. After about one year of learning the art of fresco, Michelangelo went on to study at the sculpture school in the Medici gardens. There Michelangelo's skill attracted the personal attention of Lorenzo de' Medici, The Magnificent, who was effective ruler of Florence at the time. He was so impressed by a statue that Michelangelo was carving that he invited him to live in the Medici household. During his stay in the palace, Michelangelo learned from and was inspired by the scholars and writers of

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    Nicholas Pavick Dr. Kelly DeVries Europe & The World March 2, 2014 The Plot Against Medici When interpreting a novel, it is easy to look too deeply into its meaning, particularly if you have never gone through the process before. To accurately excavate the meaning and or thesis within the novel the reader is required to think critically, develop a theory, and back it with details from the story. The reader cannot be afraid to become lost in the book, or speculate about the story’s implications. In

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    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

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    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. The Medici family was able to make their achievement in the Renaissance because they had tremendous power. The source of the Medici’s power and influence was their great riches. During the

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    The Life and Works of Niccolo Machiavelli

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    liked poetry as much as he liked philosophy. Machiavelli wrote and collected poems. His works, which are inspired by his life experiences, have been read by many of the worlds greatest politicians. Niccoló Machiavelli’s writing was influenced by the Medici family, the Soderini government in Italy, and his own diplomatic career. His great work, The Prince, is legendary for its impact in politics and its controversial proposals. Niccoló Machiavelli was born on May 3, 1469, in Florence, Italy. This

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    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

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    Venetians on the other hand controlled most of the trade and shipping in the northern Italy. The Medici family ran Florence’s banking and international finance; they were an influentional family in the Renaissance Italy. The Medici family was well accomplished and famous for their banking systems, especially the double entry system. This system was introduced by Giovanni Bicci de Medici. This system made it easy to record credits and debits for the person writing them, while registering money

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    Michelangelo, A Biography

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    Maria Novella Church. In 1489, after completing just one year of his apprenticeship, Michelangelo came to the attention of Lorenzo de' Medici, who summoned the boy to his court. It was there that he began to learn the secrets of sculpting and by creating drawings of the statues and attempting to recreate them in clay. "Through his association with the court of Lorenzo, Michelangelo was in contact with the most brilliant thinkers, artists, and wr... ... middle of paper ... ...s of his life

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