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Pazzi

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The Pazzi, a noble Florentine family, became papal bankers in the mid-15th c., but this led to rivalry with the Medici and to the famous Pazzi conspiracy of 1478, when ...

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Pazzi

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The Pazzi, a noble Florentine family, became papal bankers in the mid-15th c., but this led to rivalry with the Medici and to the famous Pazzi conspiracy of 1478, when ...

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Pazzi

Robert Black.

in The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 82 words.

The Pazzi, a noble Florentine family, became papal bankers in the mid-15th c., but this led to rivalry with the

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Pazzi Conspiracy

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 146 words.

In April 1478 a group of conspirators which included Francesco and Girolamo Pazzi (members of an old Florentine banking family)

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Pazzi family

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

Legend has it that a Pazzo di Rinieri was leader of the Florentines during the first crusade. At Montaperti, in 1260, one Iacopo de' Pazzi was captain of the Guelfs ...

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Pazzi Conspiracy

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — World History.

(1478)

An unsuccessful plot to overthrow the Medici rulers of Florence. Their rivals, the Pazzi family, backed by Pope Sixtus IV, conspired to murder Giuliano and Lorenzo de Medici...

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Pazzi Conspiracy (1478)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 62 words.

(1478)

An unsuccessful plot to overthrow the Medici rulers of Florence. Their rivals, the Pazzi family, backed by

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Pazzi Conspiracy (1478)

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 62 words.

An unsuccessful plot to overthrow the *Medici rulers of Florence. Their rivals, the Pazzi family, backed by Pope Sixtus

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Pazzi - merchants, bankers, patrons

Amanda Lillie.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 870 words.

Italian family of merchants, bankers and patrons. They were established as merchants in Florence by the late 13th century. Andrea di Guglielmo Pazzi (1372–1445) made his fortune as a...

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Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi

Clare Copeland.

August 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 272 pages.

Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi (1566–1607) spent most of her life as an enclosed nun in the Carmelite monastery of S. Maria degli Angeli in Florence. There she claimed to experience a remarkable...

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Mary Magdelene de' Pazzi

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(1566–1607),

Carmelite nun and mystic. She was born in Florence of a wealthy family closely associated with the Medicis. Two contemporary portraits show that she was strikingly...

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