June 2018 Academic & Specialist Hackett Publishing

Passages: Key Moments in History

Florence in the Age of the Medici and Savonarola, 1464-1498: A Short History with Documents Kenneth Bartlett

Paperback | Jun 2018 | Hackett Publishing | 9781624666810 | 192pp | 216x140mm | TXT | AUD$27.95, NZD$34.99

Set within the context of the struggles in the Florentine Republic over the distribution of political power and the search for stability, Florence in the Age of the Medici and Savonarola, 1464–1498: A Short History with Documents illuminates a key moment of fifteenth-century Florentine history with a focus on the monumental personalities and actions of Lorenzo de'Medici and Fra Girolamo Savonarola.

"A brief narrative overview of the mainly political history of Florence to the end of the fifteenth century that also offers an attractive collection of illustrative documents, aimed to engage student interest and discussion." —Melissa Bullard, UNC at Chapel Hill

"Bartlett cuts through the political complexities of fifteenth-century Florence to offer students an engaging and accessible narrative supplemented by a wide range of relevant primary documents. This story of a key turning point in Florentine history continues to have much relevance in our own society." —Brian J. Maxson, East Tennessee State University