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The unarmed prophet

Savonarola in Florence

by Rachel Erlanger

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florence (Italy),
  • Italy,
  • Florence
    • Subjects:
    • Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498.,
    • Dominicans -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.,
    • Reformers -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Intellectual life.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Church history.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRachel Erlanger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG737.97 .E75 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination340 p. ;
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2375011M
      ISBN 100070196028
      LC Control Number87003212

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      Savaronola is an example of an unarmed prophet that falls. Hiero of Syracuse: Machiavelli uses Hiero as a modern example of a prince who came to power by his abilities rather than fortune. Hiero was a private citizen who rose to power because of his remarkable leadership abilities. Hiero is an example of a ruler who relied on his own troops.   The unarmed prophet: Savonarola in Florence Item Preview Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by lotu.t on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:

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Trotsky’s extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on revolutionary conscience, yet there was a danger that his name would disappear. This book is a terrific biography of Savonarola. Erlanger does an excellent job of bringing out both the culture of Renaissance Florence and the personality of Savonarola himself.

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Although written more than 50 years ago, 'The Prophet Unarmed' is still vibrant and fresh. Deutscher's prose is of the highest order, his turn of phrase can, at times, combine the poetic and the dialectic and this is high literature as well as high s: Savonarola's influence upon the young Machiavelli must have been slight, for although at one time he wielded immense power over the fortunes of Florence, he only furnished Machiavelli with a subject of a gibe in "The Prince," where he is cited as an example of an unarmed prophet who came to a bad end.".

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