Machiavelli: The Chief Works and Others, Vol. I

Machiavelli: The Chief Works and Others, Vol. I

By: Nicollo di Bernado dei Machiavelli (author), Allan Gilbert (editor)Paperback

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From praise for the 1965 edition:Allan Gilbert is unquestionably the most accurate and reliable translator of Machiavelli into English; the publication of this edition is an altogether happy occasion. Students of the history of political thought owe a particular debt of gratitude to Allan Gilbert."-Dante Germino, The Journal of Politics "A most remarkable achievement."-Felix Gilbert, Renaissance Quarterly

Contents

Volume One: A Provision of Infantry; The Prince; A Pastoral; The Ideal Ruler; A Discourse in Remodelling the Government of Florence; Advice to Raffaello Girolami when he went as Ambassador to the Emperor; The Legations; On the Methods of Dealing with the Rebellious Peoples of the Valdichiana; A description of the Method used by Duke Valentino in killing Vitellozzo Vitelli, Oliverotto da Fermo, and Others; An Exhortation to Penitence; Discourse on the First Decade of Titus Livius Volume Two: The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca; The Art of war; The Account of a Visit made to fortify Florence; Tercets on Ambition, on Ingratitude or Envy, and on Fortune; The [Golden] Ass; Mandragola; Clizia; Articles for a Pleasure Company; Belfagor; Songs; Familiar Letters; Sonnets; Serenade Volume Three: The History of Florence; The Nature of Florentine Men; Words to be Spoken on the Law for Appropriating Money; First and Second Decennale; Epigrams; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780822309451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 542
  • ID: 9780822309451
  • ISBN10: 0822309459

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