The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall

Version: Unabridged
Author: Christopher Hibbert
Narrator: Michael Page
Genres: History, Biography & Memoir
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: October 2016
# of Units: 10 CDs
Length: 11 hours, 18 minutes
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Overview

At its height, Renaissance Florence was a center of enormous wealth, power, and influence. A republican city-state funded by trade and banking, its often bloody political scene was dominated by rich mercantile families, the most famous of which were the Medici. This enthralling book charts the family's huge influence on the political, economic and cultural history of Florence.

Author Details

Author Details

Hibbert, Christopher

Christopher Hibbert (1924-2008) was an English writer, historian, and biographer. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of over fifty books, including The Story of England, Disraeli, Edward VII, and George IV.