The Expulsion of the Medici

Lorenzo the Magnificent by Agnolo BronzinoOn 21st March 1492, Lorenzo "Il Magnifico" de Medici was carried from his palace in Florence to his countryside villa at Careggi, not far from the city. The reason? His health was failing fast thanks to severe feverish gout, an inflammatory disease that was the bane of the Medici family.... Continue Reading →

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