Friday, October 2, 2009

The Medici Tour in Rome


Last week I went on an evening walk with a colleague. We toured the centre of Rome and a number of locations linked to events in the Medici Conspiracy were pointed out to me. It certainly placed several things in a wider context.

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Mark said...

David, personally I find April Blood by Martines to be a great account of the events. Additionally, I've written a fair amount on how the events were such a visual attack on Florentine republicanism. I always echo the quote from Soren Kierkegaard, “The tyrant dies and his rule is over, the martyr dies and his rule begins.” Certainly, this worked in the favor of the Medici as the Palleschi further glorified their leaders.

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