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978-0-393-32845-5 / 9780393328455

Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence (Enterprise)

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Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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A swift and brilliant synthesis of finance, politics, and history.Ben Sisario, New York Times Book Review

Before they achieved renown as patrons of the arts and de facto rulers of Florence, the Medici family earned their fortune in banking. But even at the height of the Renaissance, charging interest of any kind meant running afoul of the Catholic Churchs ban on usury. Tim Parks reveals how the legendary MedicisCosimo and Lorenzo the Magnificent in particularused the diplomatic, military, and even metaphysical tools at hand, along with a healthy dose of intrigue and wit, to further their fortunes as well as their familys standing.

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