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"[...]fugitive enemies, suited to the tastes of a Christian Magnifico who is at once lettered and devout-and also slightly vindictive? And what famous scholar is dictating the Latin letters of the Republic-what fiery philosopher is lecturing on Dante in the Duomo, and going home to write bitter invectives against the father and mother of the bad critic who may have found fault with his classical spelling? Are our wiser heads leaning towards alliance with the Pope and the Regno (The name given to Naples by way of distinction among the Italian States), or are they rather inclining their ears to the orators of France and of Milan? "There is knowledge of these things to be had in the streets below, on the beloved marmi in front of the[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 570 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 26.42mm | 771.1g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507685882
  • 9781507685884

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3,350 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
5 29% (984)
4 32% (1,080)
3 26% (877)
2 9% (293)
1 3% (116)
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