By Phyllis Mack, Margaret C. Jacob
This quantity of essays displays the pursuits and services of H. G. Koenigsberger, Professor of heritage at King's university London, who has written and taught broadly on early glossy Europe, from Sicily and Spain to Germany, France and the Netherlands. The participants pay tribute to Koenigsberger's diversity of curiosity through taking on subject matters that experience resonated via his lectures, seminars and public writings. What emerges from various ways and themes is an overriding predicament with highbrow cohesion, an outline which encompasses and reconciles the values of the baby-kisser or student with these of the religious idealist. Even the main brazenly political of the key cultural figures mentioned in those pages, as Robert Kingdon's essay on Calvin demonstrates, bent their political will to the provider of an severe religious idealism.
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No one of these factors by itself can adequately explain the development of Lorenzo the Magnificent's historical myth. The myth arose from the complex interaction over time of all of them. At its very heart, then, the historical myth of Lorenzo is best understood not as a static, codified product of belief which, like a literary piece, can be analyzed structurally or thematically. 6 Our interest in Lorenzo the Magnificent is 6 For a general definition of myth, I found helpful Ben Halpern's article on the distinction between myth and ideology using the writings of Sorel and Mannheim in which the origin of myth is defined as existing somewhere between non-rational drives and rational communication, as 'an area where beliefs arise and social consensus is established', '"Myth" and "Ideology" in Modern Usage', History and Theory, I (1961), p.
One can sin through excess', wrote Nunez de Castro,' as well as through deficiency. Pomp and circumstance are fitting, but they must be controlled by reason, moderated according to the season, and regulated by prudence... '66 The elaborate court ceremonial of the Spanish Habsburgs could be used at once to protect and project the person of the king. But if the balance was wrong, if the king was either too ostentatiously presented or became too remote, not much remained to shield him from the devastating perception that 'Your Majesty's self is but a ceremony'.
185-7. The story was first recounted by Valori, Vita, p. 38 (my pagination) and as recently as 1974 in Hugh Ross Williamson, Lorenzo the Magnificent (New York, 1974), p. 224. N. Machiavelli, History of Florence, p. 407; Rochon, Lajeunesse, pp. 88-99, 239-50. Weinstein, Savonarola and Florence, p. 132-84. 31 MELISSA MERIAM BULLARD occurred with Lorenzo at the time of the Pazzi Conspiracy. Like the myth of the divine twins or the stories of Cain and Abel and Romulus and Remus, Lorenzo was the brother who survived to carry on the destiny of his people.
Politics and Culture in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honour of H. G. Koenigsberger by Phyllis Mack, Margaret C. Jacob