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The Medici

By: Schevill, Ferdinand

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Konecky & Konecky:

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2285907

ISBN: 156852191X

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. xi, 240 pp. Modern reissue of 1949 original. The House of Medici (English: /?m?d?t?i/ MED-i-chee or UK: /m??di?t?i/ m?-DEE-chee, Italian: [?m??dit?i]) was an Italian banking family and political dynasty that first began to gather prominence under Cosimo de' Medici in the Republic of Florence during the first half of the 15th century. The family originated in the Mugello region of Tuscany, and prospered gradually until it was able to fund the Medici Bank. This bank was the largest in Europe during the 15th century, and it facilitated the Medicis' rise to political power ... View more info