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21 June 1527 – The Death of Niccolò Machiavelli

On June 21, late in the evening, Niccolò Machiavelli passed away after suffering with severe abdominal pain brought on by what his son believed was an overdose of a homemade remedy. Just two weeks previously he had been riding about, vigerously … Continue reading

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The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli

I’ve had this sitting on my shelf for a while and never really gotten around to reading it until now. Honestly, I wish I’d sat down and read it before because this book is an absolute masterpiece. But first a … Continue reading

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Review: The Artist, The Philosopher and The Warrior by Paul Strathern

In the autumn of 1502 three giants of the Renaissance period – Cesare Borgia, Leonardo Da Vinci and Niccolo Machiavelli – set out on one of the most treacherous military campaigns of the period. Cesare Borgia was a ferocious military … Continue reading

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