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The Prince

By Machiavelli, Niccolò

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Title: The Prince  
Author: Machiavelli, Niccolò
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Blackmask Online Collection
Subcollection:
Historic
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Publisher: Blackmask Online

Excerpt
Introduction: Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Prince, 1 -- Nicolo Machiavelli, 1 -- Introduction, 2 -- YOUTH, 2 -- OFFICE, 3 -- LITERATURE AND DEATH, 4 -- THE MAN AND HIS WORKS, 6 -- Dedication, 7 -- THE PRINCE, 8 -- Chapter I. HOW MANY KINDS OF PRINCIPALITIES THERE ARE, AND BY WHAT MEANS THEY Chapter II. CONCERNING HEREDITARY PRINCIPALITIES, 9 -- Chapter III. CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES, 9 -- Chapter IV. WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, CONQUERED BY ALEXANDER, DID NOT REBEL 3 Chapter V. CONCERNING THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR PRINCIPALITIES WHICH4 LIVED UNDER Chapter VI. CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED BY ONE'S 5OWN ARMS Chapter VII. CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED EITHER B6Y THE ARMS Chapter VIII. CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINCIPALITY BY WIC0KEDNESS -- Chapter IX. CONCERNING A CIVIL PRINCIPALITY, 22 -- Chapter X. CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF ALL PRINCIPALIT3IES OUGHT Chapter XI. CONCERNING ECCLESIASTICAL PRINCIPALITIES, 24 -- Chapter XII. HOW MANY KINDS OF SOLDIERY THERE ARE, AND CONCERNING MER5CENARIES -- Chapter XIII. CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AND ONE'S OWN, 28 -- Chapter XIV. THAT WHICH CONCERNS A PRINCE ON THE SUBJECT OF THE ART OF 0WAR -- Chapter XV. CONCERNING THINGS FOR WHICH MEN, AND ESPECIALLY PRINCES, A1RE PRAISED Chapter XVI. CONCERNING LIBERALITY AND MEANNESS, 32 -- Chapter XVII. CONCERNING CRUELTY AND CLEMENCY, AND WHETHER IT IS BETT3ER TO BE Chapter XVIII. CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH PRINCES SHOULD KEEP FAITH, 35 -- Chapter XIX. THAT ONE SHOULD AVOID BEING DESPISED AND HATED, 37 -- Chapter XX. ARE FORTRESSES, AND MANY OTHER THINGS TO WHICH PRINCES OF1TEN RESORT, Chapter XXI. HOW A PRINCE SHOULD CONDUCT HIMSELF SO AS TO GAIN RENOWN3 -- Chapter XXII. CONCERNING THE SECRETARIES OF PRINCES, 45 -- Chapter XXIII. HOW FLATTERERS SHOULD BE AVOIDED, 46 -- Chapter XXIV. WHY THE PRINCES OF ITALY HAVE LOST THEIR STATES, 47 -- Chapter XXV. WHAT FORTUNE CAN EFFECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AND HOW TO WIT7HSTAND Chapter XXVI. AN EXHORTATION TO LIBERATE ITALY FROM THE BARBARIANS, 49 -- DESCRIPTION OF THE METHODS ADOPTED BY THE DUKE VALENTINO WHEN MURDERING 1VITELLOZZO THE LIFE OF CASTRUCCIO CASTRACANI OF LUCCA, 54

 
 



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