The Daimons’ Wisdom: Tyranny in the Florentine Republic | Curio

The Daimons’ Wisdom: Tyranny in the Florentine Republic

26 mins | May 1, 2018

In Renaissance Florence, the law was king—that is, until the House of Medici rose to prominence. Erica Banner, writing in Lapham's Quarterly, chronicles the struggle for power and law between the Medicis and the anti-Medici republic, with Niccolo Machiavelli at its forefront.

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From Lapham's Quarterly