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Posted on 03/25/2014 5:51:30 PM PDT by Bobalu
With performances from Peter Capaldi, imagine. marks the 500th anniversary of Machiavelli's notorious book The Prince.
Imagine Who's Afraid of Machiavell.
This video has been recorded at the international conference on 'Machiavelli's The Prince: Five Centuries of History, Conflict, and Politics' at Brunel Unive.
Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Nicolo Machiavelli's seminal work The Prince The BBC's Tim Wilcox discusses Machiavellian ideals vs modern Italian politics.
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While Obama was studying “rules for Radicals”, Putin was studying The Prince.
“The Prince that is feared, is far more respected than the prince that is loved.”
A more accurate translation of the title is “On Principalities.”
Oddly, this documentary claims the book had no title.
I particularly enjoyed the second one; Lorenzo, who was the theoretical model for Mach.’s “The Prince”, made his escape after the assassination attempt that had killed his brother, and with the help of some new allies, managed to make peace with the plotters. He was only about 18 at the time. Eventually he watched as the mercenary who had set up the entire killing and coup d’etat was besieged, and then killed. One can almost hear Lorenzo shrug and say, “oh well”. He exacted some other vengeance later, but no more spoilers. :’)
April Blood: Florence and the Plot against the Medici
by Lauro Martines
The Montefeltro Conspiracy: A Renaissance Mystery Decoded
by Marcello Simonetta
The Doctor does Machiavelli. Cool.
i just read The Prince and I don’t get why its considered “notorious”. Insightful yes. An enjoyable read.
[ The Doctor does Machiavelli. Cool. ]
I am really looking forward to August
Liberals don’t like its practical approach to a chaotic and rapacious political scene like that in Italy at the time. Machiavelli was actually a republican.
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