Medici Money

Medici Money

Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-century Florence

Book - 2005
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An account of the Renaissance era's preeminent financiers describes how the Medicis built their fortune, documenting the political, diplomatic, and metaphysical tools that enabled them to retain their wealth and become art patrons and nobles.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, c2005.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780393058277
0393058271
Branch Call Number: 332.1094 PARKS T
Characteristics: xii, 273 pages : illustrations, geneological table, maps ; 22 cm.

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Jun 06, 2014

This book included some very fascinating insights into the life and times of 15th century Florence and the demise of the Medici bank but the details of art and banking were lost on me.

I don't think I have enough interest in banking to admire this book as it should be.

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