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Medici Money: Banking, metaphysics and art in fifteenth-century Florence (Main)

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The Medici are famous as the rulers of Florence at the high point of the Renaissance. Their power derived from the family bank, and this book tells the fascinating, frequently bloody story of the family and the dramatic development and collapse of their bank (from Cosimo who took it over in 1419 to his grandson Lorenzo the Magnificent who presided over its precipitous decline). The Medici faced two apparently insuperable problems: how did a banker deal with the fact that the Church regarded interest as a sin and had made it ...

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1861977913

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9781861977915

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Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence
2006, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393328455

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Medici Money: Banking, metaphysics and art in fifteenth-century Florence
2006, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861977571

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Medici Money: Banking, Metaphysics, and Art in Fifteenth-Century Florence
2005, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393058277

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Medici Money: Banking, metaphysics and art in fifteenth-century Florence
2005, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861977915

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