Lorenzo de’ Medici
Lecture no. 21 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Known as Il Magnifico, Lorenzo de’ Medici was a statesman and civic leader of extraordinary farsightedness. Trace his remarkable diplomatic accomplishments as de facto political leader of Florence, as well as his activity as a patron of literature and art, founder of a school for sculpture, and promoter of continuing education.