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Reading List
  • April Blood - Florence and the Plot against the Medici - Lauro Martines
  • Brunelleschi's Dome - Ross King
  • Catherine de'Medici - Leonie Frieda
  • Cosimo de'Medici and the Florentine Renaissance - Dale Kent
  • Dynasty and Destiny in Medici Art - Janet Cox Rearick
  • Florence and the Medici - J.R Hale
  • Florentine politics 1502 - 1515 - Humfrey Butters
  • Galileo - Courtier - Mario Biagioli
  • Galileo's Daughter - Dava Sobel
  • Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling - Ross King
  • Patronage - Art and Society in Renaissance Italy - F.W. Kent
  • The French wars of Religion - R. J. Knecht
  • The Last of the Medici - Harold Acton
  • The Lives of the Artists - Giorgio Vasari
  • The Pope's Elephant - Silvio Bedini
  • The Prince - Niccolo Machiavelli
  • The Renaissance Bazaar - Jerry Brotton
  • The Rise and Decline of the Medici Bank - Raymond de Roover
  • The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici - Christopher Hibbert
  • The Rise of the Medici - Faction in Florence 1426-1434 - Dale Kent
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