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Books written after the European Moveable Metal Type Printing Press was Invented in Mainz, Germany, in 1450

 

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 Books written in the Middle Ages and Renaissance before the printing press

 

 

 

Leon Battista Alberti

1404 - 1482

 

 

Niccolo Machiavelli 1469 - 1527

 

Francesco Guicciardini

1483 - 1540

Domenico Veneziano - The Miracle of St Zenobius - Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Unknown Artist - The Execution of Savonarola in the Piazza della Signora, Florence, on 23 May 1498 - San Marco, Florence

Santi di Tito - Portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence.

 

Link to other portraits of Machiavelli

 
     

 

 

 

 

 

Baldesar Castiglione

1478 - 1529

 

 

Saint Ignatius of Loyala

1491 - 1556

 
 

Portrait of Baldesar Castiglione by Raphael, in the Louvre

Woodcarving of St Ignatius in Campion Hall, Oxford

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benvenuto Cellini

1500 - 1571

 

 

Giorgio Vasari 1512 - 1574

 

Cellini - Salt Cellar for Francis I - Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

(reported stolen May 2003)

Detail from Giotto - The Deposition - Scroveni Chapel, Padova

Detail from Pontormo - Joseph in Egypt - National Gallery, London

 

 

 

 

Magellan's Voyage

1519 - 1522

(Insight Page: Magellan's Voyages)

(Portrait)

 

 

Miguel de Cervantes

1547 - 1616

 

René Descartes

1596 - 1650

 

 

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