John Hawkwood An English Mercenary In Fourteenth Century Italy -

sir john hawkwood chivalry and the art of amazon com - in florence cathedral hangs a remarkable portrait by uccello of sir john hawkwood the english soldier of fortune who commanded the florentine army at the age of 70 and earned a formidable reputation as one of the foremost mercenaries of the late middle ages, articles de re militari - we are pleased to offer this list of full text of books and articles about medieval military history we thank the authors and publishers for their permission in republishing this material, letters of st catherine of siena - letters of catherine benincasa st catherine of siena as seen in her letters i the letters of catherine benincasa commonly known as st catherine of siena have become an italian classic yet perhaps the first thing in them to strike a reader is their unliterary character, the humanist world of renaissance florence brian jeffrey - this book offers the first synthetic interpretation of the humanist movement in renaissance florence in more than fifty years florence was the epicenter of the culture produced during the italian renaissance and the humanist movement underlay the style of the city s visual and literary arts