Lorenzo de Medici

Standard Name: Medici, Lorenzo de
Used Form: Lorenzo the Magnificent


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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Anne Jevons
Mary Anne was very close to her father, William Roscoe , the historian, writer, patron of the arts, abolitionist and reformer. William began his professional career as a barrister, but retired early. Soon afterwards he...
Intertextuality and Influence Sally Purcell
SP 's masterful use of early writers and mythical belief-systems is exemplified in Seven Horizon Poems. Each of the poems snatches a separate grain of meaning, pressing into service to do so a wide...
Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Sandbach
She probably used her grandfather 's The Life of Lorenzo de' Medici (1796) as a historical source.
Athenæum. J. Lection.
789 (1842): 1062
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
under William Roscoe
Giuliano was the younger brother of Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Intertextuality and Influence Eleanor Sleath
The action of this novel takes place in many different parts of Italy. Its features include a mystery over the heroine's birth (her mother was an escaped nun and her father was burned by...
Literary Setting George Eliot
This novel opens at the time of the death of Lorenzo de Medici , when the Florence that he ruled was riven by conflict among the various political intellectual groupings that supported the new learning...
Textual Features Ellen Mary Clerke
The remaining third of the volume comprises translations of authors ranging from Lorenzo de Medici to Goethe .
Clerke, Ellen Mary. The Flying Dutchman, and Other Poems. W. Satchell.
Textual Features Isabella Neil Harwood
The theme of Andrea the Painter is jealousy of artistic ambitions;
“Plays by Ross Neil”. The Times, No. 30824, p. 5.
the actual painter who inspired it was the fifteenth-century Florentine Andrea del Castagno . Andrea and his friend Domenico Veneziano both had the...
Textual Production Hannah Lynch
In 1892 HL published with Methuen a translation of The History of Florence from the Domination of the Medici to the Fall of the Republic by François Tommy Perrens (whose title is also given as...
Textual Production Susanna Watts
SW published with her initials Original Poems, and Translations, Particularly Ambra, from Lorenzo de'Medici .
Watts, Susanna. Original Poems, and Translations.


1495: In a bonfire of the vanities in Florence,...

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In a bonfire of the vanities in Florence, Italy, Girolamo Savonarola destroyed texts by Ovid , Dante , Boccaccio and others.


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