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Church and politics in Renaissance Italy

the life and career of Cardinal Francesco Soderini (1453-1524)

by K. J. P. Lowe

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

  • Florence (Italy),
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Soderini, Francesco, 1453-1524.,
    • Medici, House of.,
    • Cardinals -- Italy -- Biography.,
    • Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-305) and index.

      StatementK.J.P. Lowe.
      SeriesCambridge studies in Italian history and culture
      LC ClassificationsBX4705.S66419 L69 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1729248M
      ISBN 100521421039, 0521421039
      LC Control Number92033576

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