By Gregory Lubkin

formidable, extravagant, revolutionary, and sexually infamous, Galeazzo Maria Sforza inherited the ducal throne of Milan in 1466, on the age of 22. even supposing his reign ended tragically merely ten years later, the younger prince's courtroom used to be a dynamic group the place arts, coverage making, and the panoply of kingdom have been built-in with the rhythms and preoccupations of way of life. Gregory Lubkin explores this important yet missed middle of strength, permitting the contributors of the Milanese court docket to talk for themselves and displaying how dramatically Milan and its ruler exemplified the political, cultural, spiritual, and monetary aspirations of Renaissance Italy.

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