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The House of Medici : its rise and fall, Christopher Hibbert

Label
The House of Medici : its rise and fall
Title
The House of Medici
Title remainder
its rise and fall
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Hibbert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Only a few families have ever possessed the wealth, influence and fascination of the Medici. In this enormously readable biography, Christopher Hibbert tells of the famous Florentine banking family who provided the world with some of its most colorful soldiers, art patrons, collectors, builders, popes, statesmen and scholars ..
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hibbert, Christopher
Dewey number
929.7/5/51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
DG737.42
LC item number
.H5 1975
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medici, House of
  • Florence (Italy)
  • Florence (Italy)
Label
The House of Medici : its rise and fall, Christopher Hibbert
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Published in 1974 under title: The rise and fall of the House of Medici
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Il Quattrocento -- Florence and the Florentines -- The rise of the Medici -- Enemies of the Albizzi -- Exiles and masters -- Archbishops and architects -- War and peace -- Artists and mourners -- 1464-1492 -- Piero the gouty -- The young Lorenzo -- The pop and the pazzi -- The savior of Florence -- The needle of the Italian compass -- Lorenzo: patron, collector and poet -- 1492-1537 -- Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the friar from Ferrara -- The excommunicant -- Return of the Medici -- 'Papa Leone!' -- The march on Rome -- Siege and murder -- 1537-1743 -- Duke Cosimo I -- The heirs of Cosimo -- Ferdinando II and the French princess -- Cosimo III an dthe grand prince Ferdinando -- The last of the Medici
Control code
1187491
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
364 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780688003395
Lccn
74015763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)280281
Label
The House of Medici : its rise and fall, Christopher Hibbert
Publication
Note
  • Published in 1974 under title: The rise and fall of the House of Medici
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS -- Il Quattrocento -- Florence and the Florentines -- The rise of the Medici -- Enemies of the Albizzi -- Exiles and masters -- Archbishops and architects -- War and peace -- Artists and mourners -- 1464-1492 -- Piero the gouty -- The young Lorenzo -- The pop and the pazzi -- The savior of Florence -- The needle of the Italian compass -- Lorenzo: patron, collector and poet -- 1492-1537 -- Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici and the friar from Ferrara -- The excommunicant -- Return of the Medici -- 'Papa Leone!' -- The march on Rome -- Siege and murder -- 1537-1743 -- Duke Cosimo I -- The heirs of Cosimo -- Ferdinando II and the French princess -- Cosimo III an dthe grand prince Ferdinando -- The last of the Medici
Control code
1187491
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
364 pages, 12 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9780688003395
Lccn
74015763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)280281

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