Ippolita Maria Sforza (18 April 1445 – 20 August 1488) was an Italian noblewoman, a member of the Sforza family which ruled the Duchy of Milan from 1450 until 1535. She was the first wife of Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, who later reigned as King Alfonso II of Napleshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ippolita_Maria_Sforza
Ippolita Maria Sforza (18 April 1445 – 20 August 1488) was an Italian noblewoman, a member of the Sforza family which ruled the Duchy of Milan from 1450 until 1535. She was the first wife of Alfonso, Duke of Calabria, who later reigned as King Alfonso II of Naples
Ippolita Maria Sforza (26 January 1493 – 1501) was the daughter of Gian Galeazzo Sforza of Milan and Isabella of Naples. She was also the niece of Bianca Maria Sforza, who in 1493 had married Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. She was named after her maternal grandmother, Ippolita Maria Sforza. She was engaged to Ferdinand of Aragón, Duke of ...
Ippolita Maria Sforza. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ippolita Maria Sforza (18 April 1446- 20 August 1484), Duchess of Calabria, was a member of the powerful Italian condottieri Sforza family which ruled the Duchy of Milan from 1450 until 1535.
- Ferdinand II of Naples
- Francesco I Sforza, Bianca Maria Visconti
- A Child Prodigy of Dance.
- A Performing Artist.
Ippolita Maria Sforza was the daughter of Duke Francesco Sforza of Milan and Bianca Maria Visconti. Her father employed a number of scholars to provide his children with the finest of classical educations, which included Greek, Latin, rhetoric, and the arts. In 1454, Francesco added the humanist poet Antonio Cornazano to his household staff, assigning the instruction of dance as one of his teaching duties. A year later Cornazano dedicated his treatise Libro dell'arte del danzare(Book on the Art of Dancing) to his ten-year-old star pupil, Ippolita, making her the earliest known ballerina, that is, a dancer of choreographed dances. The treatise also includes a sonnet by Cornazano, extolling Ippolita's graces in language, echoing Latin mythological poetry. In the spring of that same year, Ippolita was introduced to two of the most famous dancing masters of the century when Domenico da Piacenza and Guglielmo Ebreo were summoned to the Sforza court to work with Cornazano to organize the...
Ippolita's renown as a dancer began at the 1455 Sforza wedding, where she participated in a ballo with Beatrice. The next recorded notice of her dancing is from 1465, associated with her wedding celebration in Milan, followed by the long journey she took from Milan to Naples for her marriage. She was escorted on the trip by Federigo, the youngest son of King Ferrante of Naples, accompanied by two of her brothers and a company of more than a thousand, including 600 nobles, soldiers, servants, and courtiers, among them her dancing teacher Antonio Cornazano. All along the journey the entourage stopped at the major cities and courts where she was lavishly entertained; in Florence she danced with Lorenzo de' Medici (age sixteen), whom she had met and danced with at the earlier wedding celebration in her home palace. Next she traveled to Siena, where one of the entertainments presented in her honor included a costumed moresca(Moorish dance). When she finally arrived in Naples after three...
Eileen Southern, "A 15th-Century Prima Ballerina," in Music and Context, Essays for John M. Ward. Ed. A. D. Shapiro (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UniversityPress, 1985): 183–197.
Ippolita Maria Sforza is the wife of Alfonso, Prince of Naples. She was once the lover of Lorenzo de'Medici. When he appears in Naples seeking to forge an alliance, she endeavors to help him. They eventually rekindle their romance and have a passionate affair.
Ippolita Maria Sforza was the daughter of Gian Galeazzo Sforza of Milan and Isabella of Naples. She was also the niece of Bianca Maria Sforza, who in 1493 had married Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. She was named after her maternal grandmother, Ippolita Maria Sforza. She was engaged to Ferdinand of Aragón, Duke of...
Jan 12, 2014 · Ippolita Maria Sforza. The Renaissance was not all about the males, but the females started to make their mark too. Here’s an example of a woman who left her mark on the Renaissance. Ippolita was the eldest daughter of Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan. She was very intelligent and cultured.
Nov 26, 2016 · Ippolita Maria Sforza: Birthdate: 1494: Death: 1501 (6-8) Immediate Family: Daughter of Gian Galeazzo II Sforza, duca di Milano and Isabella d'Aragona Sister of Francesco Sforza, conte di Pavia and Bona Sforza, duchessa di Bari. Managed by: Private User Last Updated: November 26, 2016
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Ippolita Maria Sforza (Pesaro, 18 aprile 1445 – Napoli, 19 agosto 1488) era figlia di Francesco I e di Bianca Maria Visconti; divenne Duchessa di Calabria per matrimonio, ma morì prima che suo marito Alfonso II d'Aragona diventasse re di Napoli (1494).
Ippòlita Maria Sforza ( Cremona, Ducat de Milà 1446 - Nàpols, Regne de Nàpols 1488) fou una princesa milanesa, va ser membre de la Casa de Sforza, una poderosa família italiana de condottieros que va governar el ducat de Milà entre 1450 i 1535.