Definition of Lorenzo the Magnificent
1. Noun. Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492).
Generic synonyms: Bookman, Scholar, Scholarly Person, Student, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Lorenzo the Magnificent
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1. The Life of Lorenzo de Medici, Called the Magnificent by William Roscoe, Thomas Roscoe (1847)
"On the expulsion of Piero, the son of Lorenzo the Magnificent, from Florence, ... The restoration of the descendants of Lorenzo the Magnificent to Florence, ..."
2. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"dences once occupied by Lorenzo the Magnificent, Machiavelli and Boccaccio — the Brownings lived for several seasons on these heights, above the Tuscan city ..."
3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"... dences once occupied by Lorenzo the Magnificent, Machiavelli and Boccaccio — the Brownings lived for several seasons on these heights, above the Tuscan ..."
4. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"Lanzi says that Lorenzo the Magnificent, desirous of encouraging the statuary art, then on the decline in his country, had collected in his gardens many ..."