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Author Azzolini, Monica, 1971-

Title The duke and the stars : astrology and politics in Renaissance Milan / Monica Azzolini
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 370 pages) : illustrations
Series I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history
I Tatti studies in Italian Renaissance history.
Contents The science of the stars: learning astrology at the University of Pavia -- The making of a dynasty: astrology under Bianca Maria Visconti and Francesco Sforza -- Astrology is destiny: Galeazzo Sforza and the political uses of astrology -- The star-crossed duke: Gian Galeazzo Sforza and medical astrology -- The viper and the eagle: the rise and fall of astrology under Ludovico Sforza
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Gian Galeazzo Sforza, Duke of Milan, 1469-1494.
Astrology and politics -- History.
Milan (Italy) -- History -- To 1535.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012015760
ISBN 0674067916 (electronic bk.)
9780674067912 (electronic bk.)