Sunday, June 17, 2012

Just Announced: Flaiano Prize!



Jews and Magic in Medici Florence has been awarded the 2012 Ennio Flaiano Prize for Italian Culture - to be presented at the Teatro Gabriele D'Annunzio in Pescara on 8 July!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

LIVE! THE BLANIS STORY





Let me tell you about my search for Benedetto Blanis hebreo! It began with my startling discovery of his letters in the Florentine National Archive. Then it took me to many strange and unexpected places in the now vanished Ghetto and behind the scenes at the Medici Court.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

THE BLANIS LETTERS...NOW AVAILABLE!


A JEW AT THE MEDICI COURT:
THE LETTERS OF
BENEDETTO BLANIS HEBREO
(1615-1621)




University of Toronto Press
ISBN 978-1-4426-4383-3
448 pages; Clothbound
$85 (Cover Price)




CIAO, TUTTI!

A Jew at the Medici Court: The Letters of Benedetto Blanis Hebreo (1615-1621) has been  released by the University of Toronto Press. This is the essential companion volume to Jews and Magic in Medici Florence, featuring Benedetto’s two hundred letters to his great patron Don Giovanni dei Medici, exactly as he wrote them —plus English language summaries and explanatory notes.