November 19th, 2007 by alephnaught

The Medici Giraffe

Title: The Medici Giraffe Author: Marina Belozerskaya Hardcover: 432 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (August 21, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316525650 ISBN-13: 978-0316525657 The title of this book is a misnomer – only one chapter out of 7 talks about the Medici Giraffe, which was a gift from an Egyptian ruler to get the […]

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June 20th, 2005 by alephnaught

God and Money

Title: God and Money: Florence and the Medici in the Renaissance Author: Richard Fremantle (Leo S. Oleschki Editore) Paperback: 66 pages Publisher: Casa Editrice Leo S.Olschki (December, 1992) ASIN: 8822239393 We bought God and Money in the upstairs bookstore at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence. This book discusses the struggle between money and the Church […]

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