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Machiavelli and His Importance to Humanism During the Italian Rennaissance.

Summary: Essay chronicles the life of Machiavelli the intellectual, the individual and the optimist. Examines the concept humanism, its definition and the possibility that Machiavelli was one. Explores the humanist idea relative to what was happening during the Italian Renaissance and the important role Machiavelli played in it.

Machiavelli, a Humanist?

Yoni Binstock

Dr. Stacy

October 8, 2004 History band 2

Some people say that Machiavelli had an evil way of ruling and he was far from being a humanist, though looking at the evidence it is obvious that he is indeed a humanist. He was a humanist very important to the Italian Renaissance. Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy on May 3, 1469 and died in 1527. He was optimistic in the thought that anybody could overcome Fortuna if they had virtu. He was also a civic humanistic since he published the book to unite Italy. Also he had a secular outlook because he hardly mentions the church or religion in his famous story The Prince. He was also an intellectual and deeply believed in individualism.

The Italian Renaissance was a time of change of intellect and society. The people who were...

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