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The Resource The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior : the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped, Paul Strathern

The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior : the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped, Paul Strathern

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The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior : the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped
Title
The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior
Title remainder
the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped
Statement of responsibility
Paul Strathern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A meticulous account of Renaissance Italy during the turbulent decade around 1500, with emphasis on several important players: Alexander Borgia (also known as Pope Alexander VI) and his son Cesare, Machiavelli the philosopher-diplomat and author of The Prince, and Leonardo da Vinci--inventor, artist, and military engineer
Summary
A meticulous account of Renaissance Italy during the turbulent decade around 1500, with emphasis on several important players: Alexander Borgia (also known as Pope Alexander VI) and his son Cesare, Machiavelli the philosopher-diplomat and author of The Prince, and Leonardo da Vinci--inventor, artist, and military engineer
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
326674
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
945/.060922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DG540.8.A1
LC item number
S77 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the intersecting lives of Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped
Label
The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior : the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped, Paul Strathern
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Johathan Cape, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: the artist, the philosopher, and the warriors -- Leonardo learning -- Machiavelli: A surprise appointment -- The Pope and his bastard -- Cesare rising -- Part 2: in the Romagna -- Treachery and bluff -- Obeying orders -- "Either Caesar or nothing" -- "A new science" -- Leonardo at work -- Borgia at bay -- Machiavelli's mission -- The ghost -- Borgia negotiates -- A definitive move -- "An action worthy of a Roman" -- Part 3: looking to the future -- "What has happened so far is nothing compared with what is planned for the future" -- Leonardo at work -- Machiavelli uses his influence -- The election of a new pope -- Squaring the circle – A changed man -- Part 4: Consequences -- Return to Florence -- Coaxing water -- Borgia's gamble -- Machiavelli's militia -- Borgia in Spain -- Leonardo's loss -- "Am I a Michiavel?"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 456 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780553807523
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009006950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color) ports, maps, photographs
System control number
  • ocn297147677
  • (OCoLC)297147677
Label
The artist, the philosopher, and the warrior : the intersecting lives of da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the world they shaped, Paul Strathern
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Johathan Cape, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-442) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: the artist, the philosopher, and the warriors -- Leonardo learning -- Machiavelli: A surprise appointment -- The Pope and his bastard -- Cesare rising -- Part 2: in the Romagna -- Treachery and bluff -- Obeying orders -- "Either Caesar or nothing" -- "A new science" -- Leonardo at work -- Borgia at bay -- Machiavelli's mission -- The ghost -- Borgia negotiates -- A definitive move -- "An action worthy of a Roman" -- Part 3: looking to the future -- "What has happened so far is nothing compared with what is planned for the future" -- Leonardo at work -- Machiavelli uses his influence -- The election of a new pope -- Squaring the circle – A changed man -- Part 4: Consequences -- Return to Florence -- Coaxing water -- Borgia's gamble -- Machiavelli's militia -- Borgia in Spain -- Leonardo's loss -- "Am I a Michiavel?"
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 456 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780553807523
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009006950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color) ports, maps, photographs
System control number
  • ocn297147677
  • (OCoLC)297147677

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