The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan

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The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan - Azzolini, Monica

This study is the first to examine the important political role played by astrology in Italian court culture. Reconstructing the powerful dynamics existing between astrologers and their prospective or existing patrons, The Duke and the Stars illustrates how the "predictive art" of astrology was a critical source of information for Italian ... Read More

The Duke and the Stars: Astrology and Politics in Renaissance Milan 2013, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674066632

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