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Albizzi

 

an old Florentine family, originally from Arezzo. Beginning in 1210 the members of this family held high government positions in Florence. The Albizzis belonged to the Lana guild and played a prominent role in the Guelph Party. During the Ciompi revolt of 1378 the Albizzi house was burned and the Albizzis themselves fled from the city. Maso degli Albizzi (1347–1417) beginning in 1382 and his son Rinaldo degli Albizzi (1370–1442) beginning in 1417 virtually headed the oligarchical government of Florence, competing with the Medici family. In 1434, Cosimo de’ Medici seized power, and the Albizzis were banished from Florence.

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A questo il Principe, mosso da avarizia, per darmene il meno che lui poteva, cosi ingiustamente la fecie giudicare dal detto Ierolimo delli Albizzi [.
Two of the main characters in the Commentationes, Palla Strozzi and Rinaldo degli Albizzi, were exiled from Florence when Cosimo de' Medici and his followers seized virtual control of the government.
In his study about politics of exclusion during the Renaissance, Fabrizio Ricciardelli explains that decades later, it was the Ricci and the Albizzi who disputed dominance over Florence, one favoring the lower strata of the population, the other the upper classes.
Nei lavori di storia e critica letteraria -- o tratti, giovanissimo ancora, del Commenti a delle versioni latine del sepolcri di Ugo Foscolo, -- o dia notizie del secentista Niccolo degli Albizzi, pubblicandone i villerecci madrigali, Le Fiorette, Le Moroselle ecc, -- o illustri un documento inedito riguardante Cino da Pistoia studente a Bologna, o prenda in esame l'opera del Muntz riferentesi alla storia letteraria e artistica del Rinascimento; -- il Papa da prova di essere sicuro della materia e maturo di giudizio.
On 15 July 1486, Giovanna degli Albizzi married Lorenzo Tornabuoni--an alliance that intertwined two of the most powerful families in quattrocento Florence.
This book is a study of the various forms of exclusion of political opponents of the Florentine government that took place between 1215 (the beginning of the battles between members of the Guelf pro-papal and Ghibelline pro-imperial forces in Florentine politics) and 1434 when Cosimo de' Medici the Elder returned to Florence after having himself been excluded from politics and government the previous year by the triumphant Albizzi.
Attempted coups were still a threat, but the only one that succeeded, momentarily, was that of 1433, when Rinaldo degli Albizzi gained the expulsion of the Medici.
12, en la docta disquisicion, Benedicto XIV citaba el decreto de la congregacion del Santo Uffizio, coram Alessandro VII, de 8 de julio de 1660, impreso por el cardenal Rancesco Albizzi en De Inconstantia in fide, pars I, c.
5] See Florentine Histories, III, 11 on the repression of the Ciompi revolt, II, 34-35 on the subversive tyranny of the Duke of Athens; VII, 11-12 on the struggles between the great noble families against the house of Medici; III, 25-26 on the confrontation between the Albizzi and the Medici.
He describes the specifics of the patronage system as they applied to Santa Maria Degli Angeli, the history and functions of its scriptorium, the politics of the Albizzi faction and its impact on the space, the makers of the manuscripts and miniatures for which the monastery as famous, and the changes in the significance of the magnificent alterpiece, Monaco's Coronation of the Virgin.
At the most recent Congress on Medieval Studies, Maria de Prano of UCLA, gave a paper on the celebrated portrait by Domenico Ghirlandaio, "Giovanna degli Albizzi Tomabuoni", Cat.
For example, in recounting Cosimo's exile and return, Machiavelli drew from Giovanni Cavalcanti's chronicle "the minutest details and expressions," including many of the most memorable phrases in the speeches of Giovanni de' Medici, Niccolo da Uzzano, and Rinaldo degli Albizzi (Villari 1898, 4437).