And so Baldesar Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (HOW TO ACHIEVE TRUE GREATNESS) begins. This slim volume, divided into two sections, The First and Second Book of the Courtier, flows easily from one section to the next.
And so Baldesar Castiglione's Book of the Courtier (HOW TO ACHIEVE TRUE GREATNESS) begins. Count Lodovico da Canossa promptly took the lead with several other gentlemen joining in, alternating, adding and sometimes lending direction to the debate.
Part of Penguin "Great Ideas" series, this book is an excerpt from the Renaissance writer Baldesar Castiglione. It is written for the patrons of the Italian court on how to behave properly. The ethical debate comes from a two night debate which becomes so heated that they forget about time and dawn arises.
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From the 100-part Penguin Great Ideas series comes an excerpt from the famous Book of the Courtier. In his witty and perceptive discourses on the ideal virtues of a Renaissance courtier, Baldesar Castiglione sets out values that continue to offer illumination in questions of leadership and such qualities as prudence, courage, loyalty, affability, and style, and even encouraging the playing of sport as one of the best ways to gain influence and power. Penguin Great Ideas: Throughout history, some books have changed the world.
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Now Penguin Great Ideas brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals, and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. Other titles in the series include Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince, Thomas Paine's Common Sense, and Charles Darwin's On Natural Selection.
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