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Lauro Martines is Professor Emeritus of European History at the University of California, Los Angeles. A renowned scholar of Renaissance Italy, he now writes regularly for The Times Literary Supplement. The author of April Blood: Florence and the Plot Against the Medici, he lives in London with his
wife, the novelist Julia O'Faolian. His novel of Renaissance Italy, Loredana, won the Sagittarius Prize for 2005.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Savonarola, Girolamo, -- 1452-1498.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737.
Florence (Italy) -- Politics and government -- 1421-1737.
Florence (Italy) -- Church history.
Reformers -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Dominicans -- Italy -- Florence -- Biography.
Florence (Italy) -- Biography.