Machiavelli's beloved Florence.

Machiavelli’s Misunderstood Brilliance

History has not been particularly kind to Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), author, diplomat and statesman of the Italian Renaissance, most famous for his book Il Principe (The Prince). He was looked upon with contempt by later generations and his name has become synonymous with unscrupulous, deceptive tactics. Machiavelli Vilified Did he really deserve to be treated
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