DAVID ISSUE 2020: The Birth Of Renaissance In Italian Aristocracy | House of Medici


This is a good CULTURE doc for the magazine. Sit back and enjoy. Expand your mind and come visit us in ITALY soon. Ciao from MILANO411.com. (More David Issue interviews are coming out shortly. We have two incredible men who embody The David in every way. Stay tuned and thanks for supporting our magazine.) NOTE: Video courtesy of Real Royalty and the BBC.


Stephen Smith explores Renaissance Florence under the reign of Grand Duke Cosimo Medici. Cosimo’s fledgling court prized the finer things in life and some of the greatest painters, sculptors and craftsmen in world history came to serve the Grand Duke. But successful courtiers had to have brains as well as brawn. The canniest of them looked to theorists like Niccolo Machiavelli for underhand ways to get ahead, whilst enlightened polymaths turned their minds to the heavens, and to ice cream.

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