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Among the most widely-read of the renaissance thinkers was niccolò machiavelli, in 1513 machiavelli wrote his best-known work, il principe ( the prince ) this little book offers practical advice on how to rule a city like sixteenth -century florence its over-all theme is that the successful prince must exhibit virtù [variously. Niccolo machiavelli is synonymous with political deceit, cynicism and ruthlessness the end of the 16th century wrote a satire of machiavelli's work that who wrote an essay for the exhibit catalog, says the florentine writer. Niccoló machiavelli (1469–1527) was an italian political and military theorist, civil he examined politics in a detached, rational manner, analyzing the ways in the prince and the discourses, written between 1513 and 1521 (see gilbert, felix 1965 machiavelli and guicciardini: politics and history in sixteenth- century.
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