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The duke and the stars : astrology and politics in Renaissance Milan / Monica Azzolini.

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Author/Creator:
Azzolini, Monica, 1971-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 370 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [321]-353) and index.
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:
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
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ISBN:
9780674066632
0674066634

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