The History of Italy (1549)

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THE HISTORY OF ITALY
(1549)

BY WILLIAM THOMAS

EDITED BY George B. Parks

PUBLISHED FOR The Folger Shakespeare Library

CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS

Ithaca, New York

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The History of Italy (1549)
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • The History of Italy 1
  • The Description of Italy 7
  • An Abridgment of the State of Italy from the Beginning until the Roman Empire Was Utterly Divided 19
  • The Description of Rome 20
  • Of the Present State of Rome 46
  • Abridgment of the Lives of the Roman Bishops 53
  • The Venetian State 63
  • An Abridgment of the Venetian Histories from the Edification of the City Unto This Day 84
  • The Description of Naples 87
  • The History of Naples 91
  • The Description of Florence 93
  • Of the Edification and Success of the City of Florence 98
  • The State of Genoa 105
  • The Description of Milan 112
  • The Beginning and Success of the State of Milan 115
  • Of the State of Mantua 118
  • The Original of Mantua 119
  • Of the State of Ferrara 121
  • The State of Piacenza and Parma 124
  • Of the State of Urbino 127
  • The Conclusion 131
  • Bibliography and Index 133
  • Bibliography 135
  • Index 141
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