Unformatted text preview: remember of my Renaissance history courses, this documentary portraits the time period quite well. I was fascinated by this family and their mafia style achievements (as ruthless as they were). The only downside to this production is that the focus on the Medici family wanes towards part four. This film details the life of the early Medici and towards the end focuses more on Galileo and the Inquisition than the later Medici. I guess they became less interesting as time went on? All in all a great documentary....
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- Spring '08
- History, medici family, Lorenzo de' Medici, RENAISSANCE REVIEW