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Biographical notes on War Captains and Mercenary Leaders operating in Italy between 1330 and 1550

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A State of Permanent Conflict

Guelphs and Ghibellines: Faction Rivalries in Medieval Italy ITALIAN: Uno Stato di Conflittualità Permanente Burckhardt writes in The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy: "During the Middle...

The Opinion of the Humanists

The Duality of the Condottieri: Warriors and Patrons. Anna Maria Covini writes, "For humanists, the military commander was an ideal subject to repeat genres and...

The Condottieri System: The Role of Geography and Social Class in the Lives of Italian Condottieri

The Social Status and Origins of Italian Condottieri and Captains. Explore the intriguing world of Italian condottieri and captains from 1300 to 1550, as we...

The Fatal Toll of War: A Comprehensive Table of Condottieri Deaths and Their Causes (1299-1539)

The Fate of Captains and Condottieri. 1299-1539. Deaths in combat and due to illnesses during a conflict. Captains executed or killed in prison. ITALIAN: Morti in...

Francesco Maria Della Rovere

The Art of War of Francesco Maria Della Rovere: From Urbino to the Sack of Rome Francesco Maria della Rovere of Senigallia, nicknamed "the Italian...

Gian Giacomo Dei Medici: Master of Discipline and Strategy in Mercenary Warfare

The life of Gian Giacomo Medici, a key military figure in Renaissance Italy, known for his leadership and tactical prowess in battle. Gian Giacomo de'...

Piero Strozzi: Marshal of France and Spirited Condottiere

The military career of Piero Strozzi, a key figure in Renaissance Florence known for his tactical expertise and leadership. Piero Strozzi, from Florence. Lord of...

Michelotto Coreglia: The Infamous Executor of Cesare Borgia’s Dark Deeds

The Life and Times of Michelotto Coreglia: Cesare Borgia's Shadow Michelotto Coreglia/Micheletto Coreglia/Miguel de Corella (Miguel Rabadas) was Spanish, from Valencia. Born: 1508 (January) Year, monthState, Comp....

Silvestro di Budes: A Tale of Valor and Violence in Medieval Europe

The contrasting views on Silvestro di Budes, celebrated for chivalric valor by French sources and accused of brutal massacres by Italian narratives. Silvestro di Budes/Sylvestre...
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