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April Blood: Florence and the Plot against the Medici

Lauro Martines - History - 2003 - 320 pages
One of the world's leading historians of Renaissance Italy brings to life here the vibrant--and violent--society of fifteenth-century Florence. His disturbing narrative opens ...
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An Italian Renaissance Sextet: Six Tales in Historical Context

Lauro Martines - History - 2004 - 288 pages
An Italian Renaissance Sextet is a collection of six tales offering a unique view of the history of Renaissance Italy, with fiction and fictional modes becoming gateways to a ...
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The Politics of Law in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy: Essays in Honour ...

Lawrin David Armstrong, Julius Kirshner, Lauro Martines - History - 2011 - 229 pages
The Politics of Law in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy features original contributions by international scholars on the fortieth anniversary of the publication of Lauro ...
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Power And Imagination

Lauro Martines - History - 2013 - 368 pages
The great Italian city-states: Venice, Florence, Milan, and the others. The particular nature of their history and culture through the five centuries of their emergence ...
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The Social World of the Florentine Humanists

Lauro Martines - History - 2015 - 440 pages
Lauro Martines' exhaustive search of manuscript material in the state archives of Florence is the basis for a fascinating portrayal of representative humanists of the period ...
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Strong Words: Writing and Social Strain in the Italian Renaissance

Lauro Martines - History - 2003 - 376 pages
Neighborhood voices in poetry - The verbal web of patronage - Prayer in the urban setting - Love and history : men against women - Suicide of a poet - Alienation : the outsider ...
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Loredana: A Venetian Tale

Lauro Martines - Fiction - 2005 - 261 pages
Falling in love in spite of their class differences in nobility-dominated Renaissance Venice, widow Loredana, who fears the cruel judgment of her powerful family, and Dominican ...
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Furies: War in Europe, 1450–1700

Lauro Martines - History - 2013 - 336 pages
Looks at some of the armies and wars that moved Middle Ages Europe to modernity, exploring how these forces consumed resources, spread disease, and invented new weapons.
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