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The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli.

Pasquale Villari

The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli.

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Published by Scholarly Press in St. Clair Shores, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527,
    • Italy -- History -- 1492-1559

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated by Linda Villari.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG738.14.M2 V613 1969b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. in 1.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4541745M
      ISBN 100403000335
      LC Control Number77008543
      OCLC/WorldCa48892

        Niccolo Machiavelli was one of the founders of political science. He was an Italian historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer who lived in Florence during the Renaissance. See a .


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The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli. by Pasquale Villari Download PDF EPUB FB2

Internet Archive BookReader The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli. Niccolò Machiavelli. Our assessment of politicians is torn between hope and disappointment. On the one hand, we have an idealistic idea that a politician should be an upright hero, a man or woman who can breathe new moral life into the corrupt workings of the state.

The Life And Times Of Niccolo Machiavelli Paperback – J by Pasquale Villari (Author)Cited by: Machiavelli was first employed in by the cardinal to resolve a case of bankruptcy in Lucca, where he took the occasion to write a sketch of its government and to compose his The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca (; La vita di Castruccio Castracani da Lucca).

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The Life and Times of Niccolo Machiavelli. 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. The Prince (Italian: Il Principe [il ˈprintʃipe], Latin: De Principatibus) is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò his correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed inusing a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities).

However, the printed version was not published untilfive years after Author: Niccolò Machiavelli. Niccolò Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy, on May 3, His father, Bernardo Machiavelli, was a lawyer, although not a very prosperous one, with much of his income derived from family property rather than his law practice.

However, he retained his membership in the lawyers' guild, which was influential in Florentine politics. Niccolò Machiavelli has books on Goodreads with ratings. Niccolò Machiavelli’s most popular book is The Prince.

Machiavelli, Niccolò,Italy -- History Publisher London, T. Unwin Collection kellylibrary; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Kelly.

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. The Art of War (Paperback) by. Niccolò Machiavelli (shelved 10 times as machiavelli) An Unlikely Prince: The Life and Times of Machiavelli (Hardcover) by.

Niccolò Capponi (shelved 3 times as machiavelli). "The Prince" is a political treatise by Machiavelli that is not considered to be representative of the work published during his lifetime, but is the most remembered. The theories in this book describe methods that an aspiring prince can use to acquire the throne, or an existing prince can use to maintain his reign.

These theories include defense and military, perceived reputation, generosity /5(2). Machiavelli's public life was largely occupied with events arising out of the ambitions of Pope Alexander VI and his son, Cesare Borgia, the Duke Valentino, and these characters fill a large space of "The Prince." Machiavelli never hesitates to cite the actions of the duke for the benefit of usurpers who wish to keep the states they have seized.

By: Niccolò Machiavelli () Machiavelli has created a ruthless guide on how to rule the country in his volume "The Prince".

The book is dedicated to Lorenzo De Medici, the ruler of Florence. The author explains in simple language about the nature of great men and the characters of the government.5/5(10).

Niccolo Machiavelli's Life and Times. Niccolo Machiavelli (3 May - 21 June ) 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. Niccolo Machiavelli Biography, Life, Interesting Facts.

Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian writer, satirist, and political theorist; he is best known for his book The Prince.

Childhood and Early Life. Niccolo Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, Italy. At the time of his birth, 3 MayFlorence was an independent republic. The life and times of Niccolò Machiavelli, (London, T.

Unwin, ), by Pasquale Villari and Linda White Mazini Villari (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Niccolò Machiavelli and his times. (London, C.K. Paul & co., ), by Pasquale Villari and Linda Villari (page images at HathiTrust). ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Niccolò Machiavelli was born on May 3,in Florence, Italy, to Bernardo di Niccolò Machiavelli, a lawyer, and his wife, Bartolomea di Stefano Nelli.

He was the oldest son of his parents with two elder sisters, and a younger brother. Niccolò Machiavelli's ruthless manual for aspiring rulers, this Penguin Classics edition of The Prince is translated with notes by George Bull and an introduction by Anthony Grafton.

The Prince shocked Europe on publication with its ruthless tactics for gaining absolute power and its abandonment of conventional ò Machiavelli came to be regarded as some by an agent of the /5(K). Machiavelli comes to the Borgias as a diplomatic envoy, bathing in the glow of Cesare’s ambitions and ruses.

After meeting him, Machiavelli writes back to his superiors in Florence: “This lord. Machiavelli hated his new life. He studied in depth Roman history searching for keys to success in politics and wrote numerous books.

His most famous work was a book called The Prince. Before Machiavelli had got "The Prince" off his hands he commenced his "Discourse on the First Decade of Titus Livius," which should be read concurrently with "The Prince." These and several minor works occupied him until the yearwhen he accepted a small commission to look after the affairs of some Florentine merchants at Genoa.

In the. Niccolo Machiavelli’s The Prince is an exceedingly truthful political treatise written in the 15th century. Although it was written as a tribute to Lorenzo The Magnificent to re-establish Machiavelli back into nobility, it is regarded as one of the most thoughtful and to-the-point political pieces of all time.

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 diplomatic post for 14 years.

What Leonardo Da Vince did. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Pasquale Villari (Villari, Pasquale, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Villari, Pasquale, The Life and Times of Niccolò Machiavelli (2 volumes in 1; London: T.

Unwin, ca. ), trans. by Linda Villari (multiple formats at ) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. CHAPTER 1. A PROVISION FOR INFANTRY [A selection from the Preamble] [Dated 6 December This document indicates the partial acceptance by Florence of Machiavelli's idea, prominent in THE PRINCE and THE ART OF WAR, that a country should be defended by her own justice is the foundation of Machiavellian theory, he seldom, as here, speaks directly Brand: Duke University Press Books.

Niccoló Machiavelli () was born in Florence, Italy. Little is known of his early life, although he once described his background: "I was born in poverty and at an early age learned how to endure hardship rather than flourish.". Get this from a library. The prince: with related documents. [Niccolò Machiavelli; William J Connell] -- "Widely read for its insights into history and politics, The Prince is one of the most provocative works of the Italian Renaissance.

Based on Niccoló̀ Machiavelli's observations of the effectiveness. Niccolò Machiavelli Early sixteenth century Italian political and literary figure, Niccolò Machiavelli, was the pioneer of the modern political theory. Inspired by his masterpiece, The Prince, the term “Machiavellian” was coined to describe the use of unscrupulous methods to achieve diabolical ends as endorsed by Machiavelli in the book.

- Niccolò Machiavelli is born in Florence on May 3. His father is a prominent lawyer and both of his parents are members of the old Florentine nobility. - Machiavelli's father receives a copy of Livy's History of Rome as payment for creating the volume's index. The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli.

From his correspondence, a version appears to have been distributed inusing a Latin title, De Principatibus (Of Principalities). However, the printed version was not published untilfive years after Machiavelli's death/5(). Niccolo Machiavelli, The father of modern political theory, Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, was born at Florence, May 3,saw the troubles of the French invasion (), when the Medici fled, and in became secretary of the Ten, a post he held until the fall of the republic in   Words: Length: 9 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: However, to interpret Machiavelli from this angle only would be to view his thoughts myopically.

(Viroli, ) This is because the other piece of work that Machiavelli wrote at about the same time, the "Discourses on Livy" showed Machiavelli to be essentially a republican who perceived the state to be an autonomous and. Machiavelli became a prolific and diverse author, writing biography (Life of Castruccio Castracani), civic and social history (The History of Florence), and even what many consider to be the best Italian play of the century (Mandragola).

Machiavelli is best remembered, however, for his works of political philosophy. Niccolò Machiavelli (May 3,Florence – JFlorence) was an Italian Renaissance political philosopher and statesman, as well as secretary of the Florentine Republic.

His most famous work, Il Principe (The Prince), brought him great renown. How did Machiavelli impact the modern world. Summary answer: (1a) Machiavelli (–) was born in Florence.

It was a city-state like Athens, but governed somewhat differently. He was a practical diplomat, rather than a political philosopher.

In other words, the speaker of the work refers to himself directly, using the word "I." In this case, the speaker is the same person as the book's author, Niccol6 Machiavelli. In the "Dedicatory Letter" that opens the book, Machiavelli openly addresses Lorenzo de Medici, a. Shakespeare's Mother The Secret Life of a Tudor Woman BBC Documentary - Duration: SK-VHE-Shakespeare's Mother The Secret Life of.

The Prince Machiavelli had a passion for ancient history. He had a fierce desire to rebuild the government with a stronger political and moral foundation, similar to that of the Roman Republic (– B.C.E.).He felt the biggest need of his day was a strong political and military leader who could bring together northern Italy, ridding it of French and Spanish influence.

This collection of the most brilliant and characteristic letters of Niccolò Machiavelli displays the vital and penetrating mind of the man who wrote the first work of modern political science. These letters, which reveal Machiavelli's critical intelligence, sense of humor, and elegant sense, are our chief source of information about his personal life.4/5(1).The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli was written in the year A.C.E.

in Italy during a time in which his views were greatly detested by others. They were so hated that he was exiled from his own country for writing them.

When hearing this, one must ask oneself.Machiavelli's title is about as generic as can be, but it still needs some explaining.

When the book first circulated in Italy aroundit was titled De Principatibus, or About Italian, principato can refer to a whole bunch of political entities, so long as they are governed by .