Instant recognition, understanding in Our World.
Legends of a Name that says it. All.
The Italian Renaissance Period.
We All. Have Our understanding of this Name.
That has become a Term. Over Times, Places too.
To encompass much more. Than just
What’s That Name.?.
His Name has now. Become a part of many
Languages in Our World. Legends too,
make active usage. Herein. His Lore.
Born on the 3 May, 1469.
Son of a Land-Holder, Lawyer.
Mother Bartolomea, Father Bernardo.
One Brother, Two Sisters.
Niccolò’s Arts… His Talent was/is Writing.
A Political and Societal Observer, Thinker and
His Name resonates still. That Term
commonly used to denote a particular set of
associated with Geo-politics, Strategy, War.
An Attitude/Approach of Self-Interest, Strategic Decision
Making, Manipulation, Deception, Lies. Mores.
Under-Handed, Behind the Scenes. Cover-Ups.
Moral Preachings ignored.
Motivating actions and behaviours unsavoury.
Machiavellian… in Deed. Indeed
the Term has found. A wide range of Modern. Applications.
Academia, Philosophy, Religion, Military, Psychology.
Fashion, Gambling, Law, Management, Government.
Computer Gaming also. Also
derived from mainly. The accumulated recognition
and respect due One. One Book.
nomened in the Latin. Of Yore that is. That is
a Reference too. To the Types of Rulers/Leaders-
not nominally King, Queens, Emperors or Monarchs,..
That managed to almost become so. So
many more Books. So writ as well. Well as
Speeches, Comedies, Plays, Poems,
Political and Societal Affairs. A Speciality.
Eternal Themes. Portrayed through Contemporary.
Actions. So Writ.
Niccolò’s early Years. Studies are seemingly
not recorded. Known to have been. A Pupil
of the renowned Latin. Teacher Paolo de Ronciglione.
His Writings indicate a Renaissance
Depth of these Studies unknown.
Access. To a famous University.
Quite oft uses direct Refs. to many.
Historians, Authors, Orators, Philosophers. Mores.
Very well versed. Major, minor Events
as well. Well as
His Personal, major Refs. within Our World
with His Beginnings. Of Public Office/Affairs.
Florence, at these Times, Places, a
constituted Republic Government.
The Medici + co. Ways, Means.
Ruling Powers ousted
sporadic uprisings. Therein.
4 Groupings basically. Held sway in Italy. Of Yore. Then,
with Florence;.. The Duchy of Milan, The Republic
of Venice, The Papacy of Rome.
Niccolò came Ups. Through
the Ranks of the Magistrates.
A Body of Public/Civil Servant Types.
Soon enough. ‘Twas The Secretary of The Ten of War.
(…La Guerra dei Dieci…)
Florentine Representatives tasked with Foreign Relations.
These Tasks involved intimate. Involvement in Affairs.
Of Strategy, Tactics, Geo-Politics,
Diplomacy. Thereof. Therein
Military Strategy, rebuilding of the Florentine Militia.
Traveled extensively. Italy, France, Tyrol. Arounds, abouts.
Dealings with and astute observations of such figures as
Kings, Emperors, The Medicis, The Borgias, Popes,
Arch-Bishops, Cardinals and so forth. Forthrightly
We are left. With
His writings. Indicating delicate Diplomatic assignments
and related observations of Personalities and Actions. A
His Understandings. Analyses appreciated by
the Few who. So sought Knowledge. Such in Work, Life.
He also found time. For Pleasure.
A Wife, A Mistress… or two.?. hinted at
in Letters. Missives here and there.
No apparent related Scandals. Of note. Found
in Our World. Legends do so and say. In
1502 Machiavelli married Marietta Corsini.
Four sons, two daughters. His Family. So
A noted Quoted…
“… The great majority of Mankind
is satisfied with appearances,
as though they were Realities… ”
In 1512 a change of Government. So meant His
removal/sacking. Shunned by the New Leaders.
Falsely imprisoned, tortured on False Accusations
by Authorities in Our World. Legends Tell. That
once. At least
Released once. He was too. When These, those
proven incorrect. He semi-retired then.
Mainly escalated Health Reasons too. To a Home.
In the Countryside. San Casciano Val di Pesa,
ten miles south-west of Florence. To and
which soon enough.
Gave Him Times, Places. To Write.
Lots. Mores. More
Credit too. To His Grand-Son, Giovanni Ricci who
then Preserved. Well-kept many of His Writings
as well. Well as
(…A Books Listing from Goodreads. Therein.
Writings List. Thereinaswell…)
Though provoking much discussion
thrives and Lives on. Shining a light on the
Progress of Nations. The nefarious actions
of some. His Works
combine a form. Of Social and Political Philosophy.
Whereby Peoples Governments. Are preferred. Preferring
Ideals of Self-Governance, Honest Work
An overriding Social Responsibility. Appreciating
Public Servants… serving not Royalty, Nobles
nor Themselves… Just, the Public.
Responsible accountable Government. Now,..
of Yore as well. Well as… now…
lending, giving. His Name… to unmask
and so Term
All those who so do. Otherswise.
Themes in Deed. Indeed
Feel Free in Deed. To Share.
Tales True, Tall.
Of Woe and Glow.
So Known. Herein
Next… So Writ. To Be…
When The Magic. Has Gone.
Please Feel Free. If So Inclined too. To Contact/Comment:..
i, Shiro that is.
With Any Thoughts, Hints, Tips, Dreams.
If A Particular Legendary Theme or Our
World Legends. Is A Desire.
To Be So Writ. Herein.