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April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici

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April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici - Martines, Lauro, Professor
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In April 1478, a plot to murder the two heads of the powerful Medici family miscarried dramatically in the cathedral of Florence. The younger of the two brothers was killed, but Lorenzo the Magnificent, the brilliant poet and connoisseur escaped. A bloodbath followed in reprisal. All Italy was at once affected, as it emerged that the Pope, the King of Naples, and the Duke of Urbino were deeply implicated in the plot, and that binding treaties required Milan and Venice to assist Florence. A tangle of Florentine interests now ...

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April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici 2004, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195176094

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April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195152951

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April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici 2003, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224061674

Hardcover