skip to content
The duke and the stars : astrology and politics in Renaissance Milan Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The duke and the stars : astrology and politics in Renaissance Milan

Author: Monica Azzolini
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Series: I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

The Duke and the Stars explores science and medicine as studied and practiced in fifteenth-century Italy, including how astrology was taught in relation to astronomy. It illustrates how the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012015760
Named Person: Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan; Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan; Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Azzolini
ISBN: 0674067916 9780674067912
OCLC Number: 826855510
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 370 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: The science of the stars: learning astrology at the University of Pavia --
The making of a dynasty: astrology under Bianca Maria Visconti and Francesco Sforza --
Astrology is destiny: Galeazzo Sforza and the political uses of astrology --
The star-crossed duke: Gian Galeazzo Sforza and medical astrology --
The viper and the eagle: the rise and fall of astrology under Ludovico Sforza.
Series Title: I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
Responsibility: Monica Azzolini.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

[A] finely crafted book Utilizing a vast range of archival and published sources, Azzolini ventures deep into the culture of the Renaissance court. Weaving together the methods and interests of the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/826855510>
library:oclcnum"826855510"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdf:typeschema:MediaObject
rdf:valueUnknown value: dct
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/42906442>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:birthDate"1469"
schema:deathDate"1494"
schema:name"Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan, 1469-1494."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"The science of the stars: learning astrology at the University of Pavia -- The making of a dynasty: astrology under Bianca Maria Visconti and Francesco Sforza -- Astrology is destiny: Galeazzo Sforza and the political uses of astrology -- The star-crossed duke: Gian Galeazzo Sforza and medical astrology -- The viper and the eagle: the rise and fall of astrology under Ludovico Sforza."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1171949048>
schema:genre"Electronic books"@en
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:isPartOf
schema:name"The duke and the stars astrology and politics in Renaissance Milan"@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=508415>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10651973>
schema:url<http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jbpz9>
schema:url<http://dx.doi.org/10.4159/harvard.9780674067912>
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.