By Mark Jurdjevic
their political struggles and conflicts opposed to the bigger backdrop in their patronage and help of the Neoplatonic thinker Marsilio Ficino, the novel Dominican prophet Girolamo Savonarola, and Niccolò Machiavelli, the ultimate political thinker of the Italian Renaissance. every one of those three
quintessential Renaissance reformers and philosophers relied seriously at the patronage of the Valori, who advanced an leading edge republicanism in response to a hybrid fusion of the classical and Christian languages of Florentine communal politics. Jurdjevic's examine hence illuminates how highbrow forces-humanist, republican, and Machiavellian-intersected and directed the politics and tradition of the Florentine Renaissance.
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