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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited and introduced by Cecil Grayson ; translated by Margaret Grayson.
ContributionsGrayson, Cecil.
The Physical Object
Pagination170p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21286478M

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As other reviewers have pointed out, Guicciardini belongs with the great masters of Aphorism. I ran across his writing in some modern collection of Aphorisms, as most others probably did. It is worth noting that the book itself is very short, and the aphorisms are collected from three notebooks of different by: 8. Francesco Guicciardini was a 16th century Florentine diplomat and historian who collected his observations on politics for posterity. The "Ricordi" are an excellent window on the world of Renaissance Italy, and on the foibles of humans in power/5. historiography: Francesco Guicciardini Machiavelli’s younger contemporary Francesco Guicciardini (–) shared some of Machiavelli’s attitudes but not his rationale for studying history. “It is most fallacious,” he wrote, “to judge by examples; because unless these be in all respects parallel they are of no use, the least divergence. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Francesco Guicciardini (Guicciardini, Francesco, ) Books from the extended shelves: Guicciardini, Francesco, Aphorismes ciuill and militarie amplified with authorities, and exemplified with historie, out of the first quarterne of Fr. Guicciardine. (London: Imprinted [by R. Field] for Edward Blount, ), .

Francesco Guicciardini (Italian: [franˈtʃesko ɡwittʃarˈdiːni]; 6 March 22 May ) was an Italian historian and statesman. A friend and critic of Niccolò Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian Renaissance/5. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Francesco Guicciardini books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. In Francesco Guicciardini, adviser and confidant to three popes, governor of several central Italian states, ambassador, administrator, military captain--and persona non grata with the ruling Medici after the siege of Florence--retired to his villa to write a history of his times. His Storia d'Italia became the classic history of Italy--both a brilliant portrayal of the Renaissance . Maxims and reflections of a Renaissance statesman (Ricordi) by Guicciardini, Francesco and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at