Renaissance Self-Help Books HUM 111

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  • Machiavelli’s instruction on how a ruler can attain and retain power is often summed up in his statement, “the end justifies the means.” Identify a current political leader who seems to follow Machiavelli’s principles outlined in The Prince, and explain your choice.
  • Whether a wife or a courtesan, a lady of the Renaissance was expected to exemplify the qualities outlined by Castiglione in The Courtier, though some women chose to assert their higher intellectual abilities. Identify and describe a contemporary woman who demonstrates the qualities advocated by d’Este, Cereta, or Marinella.

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