Valori (family)

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The Valori family belonged to Florence during a period of the Italian Renaissance, they were prominent in Florentine politics for five generations.[1][2]

Chapel at San Procolo[edit]

The family had a chapel in San Procolo, containing Crucifixion by the artist Filippino Lippi. The high altar there was painted by Giotto.[3][4][5]

Bartolemeo di Filippo[edit]

Was born on the 31st of August 1436, Filippo was on friendly terms with Lorenzo di Medici, and funded Ficino's translation of Plato after the Pazzi conspiracy of 1478. A correspondence written prior to June the 2nd 1484, shows Ficino reports Filippo is having the corpus of Plato published at his own expense.[6][7][8][9]

He was a student of Traversari.[10]

A principal member of the Council of Florence.[11]

Francesco[edit]

He was married to a lady of the Canigiani family.[12] He was the leader of Florence in 1497, and endured an unsuccessful plot to return Piero de' Medici to power.[13] Francesco was murdered close to the San Procolo chapel, sometime during April 1498, by Vincenzio Ridolfi.[12]

Niccolò[edit]

Was born sometime during 1464 and died during 1526. He wrote a history of Lorenzo de' Medici, father to Pope Leo X.[10][14][15] He was a nephew to Francesco.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M Jurdjevic ISBN 0191607096 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  2. ^ M Jurdjevic shown in Lorenzo de' Medici: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide p.8 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  3. ^ The Drawings of Filippino Lippi and His Circle (p.13) edited by GR. Goldner, C Bambach [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  4. ^ Jill Burke - Changing Patrons: Social Identity and the Visual Arts in Renaissance Florence (p.155) [Retrieved 2015-3-21] (ed. identified <Valori Chapel>)
  5. ^ Raffaello Borghini (c.1584)- Il Riposo (p.169) University of Toronto Press, 2007 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  6. ^ J Kirshner - Marriage, Dowry, and Citizenship in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy University of Toronto Press, 26 Feb 2015 ISBN 1442664525 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  7. ^ M Jurdjevic - Guardians of Republicanism: The Valori Family in the Florentine Renaissance Oxford University Press, 6 Mar 2008 ISBN 0191607096 (214 pages) [Retrieved 2015-2-21]
  8. ^ Paul Oskar Kristeller - Studies in Renaissance Thought and Letters, Volume 3 (p.145) Ed. di Storia e Letteratura, 1993 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  9. ^ Oxford dictionaries - corpus [Retrieved 2015-3-21](ed. knows prior of this word via mention somewhere of Corpus Christi College, Oxford possibly,but first source is not known)
  10. ^ a b Lackner, D. F. (2002). Allen, M. J. B.; Rees, V.; Davies, M., eds. Marsilio Ficino: His Theology, His Philosophy, His Legacy. BRILL. ISBN 9004118551. Retrieved 2015-03-21.
  11. ^ Poggio in Notes and Queries (p.36) Oxford University Press, 1850 (Original from UC Southern Regional Library Facility, Digitized - 24 Jul 2014)[Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  12. ^ a b L Martines (21 Apr 2006). Fire in the City: Savonarola and the Struggle for the Soul of Renaissance Florence (p.238-9). Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199884307. Retrieved 2015-03-21.
  13. ^ a b Tomas 2003, p. 109.
  14. ^ RC Trexler shown on p.7 of Lorenzo de' Medici: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide Oxford University Press, 1 Jun 2010 ISBN 0199809593 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]
  15. ^ W Roscoe - The life and pontificate of Leo the tenth, 4th ed., revised by T. Roscoe (p.360) published 1846 [Retrieved 2015-3-21]

Sources[edit]

  • Tomas, Natalie R. (2003). The Medici Women: Gender and Power in Renaissance Florence. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 0754607771.

External links[edit]

Shepheard Walwyn Publishers Ltd, 1 Aug 2010 - All Things Natural: Ficino on Plato's Timaeus By Marsilio Ficino

excerpt from The diary of Bartolemeo Bibliotecha, Firenze shown in The Society of Renaissance Florence: A Documentary Study - edited by GA. Brucker