Born on 21 September , the very same year that Leonardo Da Vinci was born, Girolamo Savonarola: The Renaissance Preacher tells the story of a man who believed so wholeheartedly in God and the message that He was giving, that he gave his life for it. The book is an introduction to the life and times of this infamous preacher, a man who was witness to the dramatic downfall of the Medici /5(6). Born at Ferrara, 21 September, ; died at Florence, 23 May, The Dominican reformer came from an old family of ectually very talented he devoted himself to his studies, and especially to philosophy and medicine. In while on a journey to Faenza he heard a powerful sermon on repentance by an Augustinian and resolved to renounce the world. “This impeccable book is the culmination of Donald Weinstein’s lifelong study of the Italian Renaissance and is a must-read for anyone interested in Savonarola. With customary learning, insight and lucid prose, Weinstein provides an exceptionally vivid portrait of one of the most controversial and fascinating figures of early modern Italy. Savonarola book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A deeply considered new biography of the visionary Dominican by a leading 4/5.
Fire in the City: Savonarola and the Struggle for the Soul of Renaissance Florence by Lauro Martines and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Girolamo Savonarola has 61 books on Goodreads with ratings. Girolamo Savonarola’s most popular book is Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Reli. Girolamo Savonarola, Dominican friar and puritan fanatic, became moral dictator of the city of Florence when the Medici were temporarily driven out in Sent to Florence originally a dozen years before, he made a reputation for austerity and learning, and became prior of the convent of St Mark (where his rooms can still be seen). Savonarola, preaching almost daily, vowed to make Florence the New Jerusalem, the city of God on earth, and foretold that when this was accomplished, the new age of universal peace would begin. Chief among the sinners that Savonarola denounced was the infamous Pope Alexander VI, whose riches and lascivious lifestyle perfectly represented the.
: Savonarola, Erasmus, and Other Essays: Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the : $ "Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers". Edited by Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, p. , Why Donald Trump is a second Savonarola The Book Club Click to join in the discussion about this month's book, Harvesting by Lisa Harding. Most Read in Culture. “This impeccable book is the culmination of Donald Weinstein’s lifelong study of the Italian Renaissance and is a must-read for anyone interested in Savonarola. With customary learning, insight and lucid prose, Weinstein provides an exceptionally vivid portrait of one of the most controversial and fascinating figures of early modern Italy Author: Donald Weinstein.