Unformatted text preview: Cosimo de Medici, Lorenzo de Medici Decline of Republic in Florence Cesare Borgia, Pope Alexander VI, Papal States Mercenary troops, Condottieri Development of Diplomacy, Ambassadors Decline of Civic Humanism 3. Foreign Invasions/End of Italian Autonomy (1494-1530) Charles VIII of France, French Military Power, François I Ferdinand of Aragon, Charles I of Spain (Charles V) War for Control of Italy, Sack of Rome (1527) Machiavelli (1469-1527) and the Analysis of Political Power Florentine Career, Exile, Link to Medici, The Prince (1513) Role of Power in Human Behavior, Desire for Italian Unity Specific Context and Enduring Legacy of Machiavelli...
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- Spring '09
- The Prince, Civic Humanism, French Military Power, Italian Political History, Political Power Instability, Italian Context Phases