The House of Medici Book Summary and Study Guide

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A good account of this dominant Renaissance Italian family who produced queens, princes and popes. Although the book is written in a scholarly manner, it nevertheless can be read and understood by most people.
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The review of this Book prepared by Robert A. Guisepi Ph.d

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Kind Of History

Time of history:    -   1000-1600 AD History of a people?    -   Yes Nationality?    -   Italian Largely political history?    -   Yes

Subjects of this Historical Account

Religion? (if plays a major part)    -   Catholics! Ethnicity (if plays a major part)    -   European/White Is the portrayal sympathetic?    -   Somewhat unsympathetic


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy    -   Germany    -   England/UK    -   France

Writing Style

How much gore?    -   2 () How fast-paced is the book?    -   3 () Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Book makes you feel...    -   in awe How much focus on stories of individuals?    -   Focuses mostly on history of key players Is this a kid's book?    -   Ages 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None Maps necessary?    -   Maps not in sufficient detail Length of book    -   450 pages+ How much emphasis on small details?    -   4 ()

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