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Paolo Giovio:
The Historian and the Crisis of Sixteenth-Century Italy
T. C. Price Zimmermann

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Abbreviations Used in the Notes and Bibliography
Ch. 1Origines (1486-1511)3
Ch. 2Humanist Physician (1512-1527)14
Ch. 3Leonine Rome (1513-1521)20
Ch. 4Leo X and the Quest for the Libertas Italiae (1513-1521)28
Ch. 5Adrian VI (1521-1523)42
Ch. 6Clement VII and the Sack of Rome (1523-1527)60
Ch. 7Ischia (1527-1528)86
Ch. 8Papal Courtier (1528-1534)106
Ch. 9Transitions (1535-1538)136
Ch. 10Courtier of the Farnese (1539-1544)164
Ch. 11The Elusive Prize (1545-1549)200
Ch. 12De Senectute (1549-1552)229
Conclusion: Ad Sempiternam Vitam263
Appendix 1 Giovio's Ecclesiastical Benefices285
Appendix 2 Sequence of Composition of the Histories287
Appendix 3 First Editions of Giovio's Works289
Notes291
Select Bibliography of Works Frequently Cited373
Index383

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