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This e-book is the 1st whole research of the translations of Machiavelli's Prince made in Europe and the Mediterranean international locations in the course of the interval from the 16th to the 1st half the 19th century: the 1st, unpublished French translation via Jacques de Vintimille (1546), the 1st Latin translation by way of Silvestro Tegli (1560), in addition to the 1st translations in Dutch (1615), German (1692), Swedish (1757) and Arabic (1824). the 1st translation produced in Spain - dated someplace among the top of the 16th and the early 17th century - remained in manuscript shape, whereas there has been a moment vernacular Spanish model round 1680. the placement in nice Britain was once assorted from the remainder of Europe, because it might boast 4 manuscript translations via the top of the 16th century.

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