Books by Niccoló Capponi

Released: Nov. 3, 2015

"There is so much information—much of it useful but some superfluous—that this could easily be used as a textbook. Tracking the characters, their treachery, and the many battles will tax many general readers."
Capponi (An Unlikely Prince: The Life and Times of Machiavelli, 2010, etc.), a descendant of one of Florence's most prominent families, has the inside track on the beginnings of the Medici rule and their patronage of the great rebirth of art and architecture.Read full book review >
Released: April 30, 2007

"Illuminating reading for students of early modern European history."
A detailed account of one of the world's great battles, the fateful encounter between the fleets of Western allies and the Ottoman Empire. Read full book review >