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The Rise and Decline of The Medici Bank, 1397-1494 (original 1963; edition 2018)

by Raymond De Roover

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A classic history of banking and trade in the medieval period, combining superb research and analysis with graceful writing.The Medici Bank was the most powerful banking house of the 15th century. Headquartered in Florence, Italy, it established branches in Rome, Venice, Geneva, Lyons, Bruges, London, and many other cities. The bank served as financial agent of the Church, extended credit to monarchs, and facilitated international trade in Western Europe. By their personal influence and the use of their profits, the owners and administrators of the bank contributed significantly to the development of Florence as the greatest center of the Renaissance.… (more)
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Title:The Rise and Decline of The Medici Bank, 1397-1494
Authors:Raymond De Roover
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This is a wonderfully researched and well-written resource regarding the Medici family and their family bank. ( )
  Alana01 | Aug 9, 2010 |
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A classic history of banking and trade in the medieval period, combining superb research and analysis with graceful writing.The Medici Bank was the most powerful banking house of the 15th century. Headquartered in Florence, Italy, it established branches in Rome, Venice, Geneva, Lyons, Bruges, London, and many other cities. The bank served as financial agent of the Church, extended credit to monarchs, and facilitated international trade in Western Europe. By their personal influence and the use of their profits, the owners and administrators of the bank contributed significantly to the development of Florence as the greatest center of the Renaissance.

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