Niccolò Machiavelli Essay | Luther Vs. Machiavelli

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Luther Vs. Machiavelli

Summary: Compares and contrasts the works of Machiavelli and Luther. Describes how each author shares some very fundamental qualities that are key in defining the sixteenth century. Details how their works are similar in that they were both considered outrageous at the time and deal with ideas that underwent great change because of this.
Although Machiavelli and Luther are very different in their writings and in the field of study that they worked in, they share some very fundamental qualities that are key in defining the sixteenth century. Both of these prominent writers expressed their views, which at the time, were considered to be radical and resulted in revolutionary changes in their times.

Their works are similar in that they were both considered outrageous at the time and deal with ideas that underwent great change because of this. Machiavelli was considered to be crazy and ludicrous for writing the prince and Luther was branded a revolutionary because of his writings. However both men wrote works which were justified and true at their core.

These works differ in many places as well, Machiavelli wrote about gaining and maintaining power through any means necessary, even If they were cruel and inhumane. Luther on...

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