Nicolo Machiavelli, essays Collection

Nicolo Machiavelli, essays Collection

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Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469 -1527) was an Italian Renaissance historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer. He has often been called the founder of modern political science. He was for many years a senior official in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry. His personal correspondence is renowned in the Italian language. He was secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici were out of power. He wrote his most renowned work The Prince (Il Principe) in 1513.
The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise, by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. This was done with the permission of the Medici pope Clement VII, but "long before then, in fact since the first appearance of The Prince in manuscript, controversy had swirled about his writings".
The Discourses on Livy ("Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livy") is a work of political history and philosophy written in the early 16th century (ca. 1517) by the Italian writer and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli, (1469 - 1527) best known as the author of The Prince. The Discourses were published posthumously with papal privilege in 1531.
In this book:
The Prince
Translator:
W. K. Marriott
Discourses of Titus Livius
Translator:
Ninian Hill Thomson


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ISBN-13: 9781548629632
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/06/2017
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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