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Negotiating power in sixteenth-century Italy: Ippolito II d'Este between Rome, France, and Ferrara

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Cardinal Ippolito II d’Este had a role of primary importance in shaping the diplomatic connections and the political destiny of the duchy of Ferrara in the sixteenth century. However, scholarship has traditionally overlooked this figure, seeing him only as the archetypal worldly cardinal. The existence of a large number of works dedicated to the Cardinal’s patronage of prominent artists and writers, in both France and Italy, emphasises, by contrast, the lack of an extensive study on the pa...

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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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Deposit date:
2019-03-25

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