The building reflects the accumulated wealth of the Medici family. The fifteen-year-old Galeazzo Maria Sforza was entertained in Florence in 17 April 1459, and left a letter describing, perhaps in the accomplished terms of a secretary, the all-but-complete palazzo, where his whole entourage was nobly  accommodated:
The building reflects the accumulated wealth of the Medici family, yet it is somewhat reserved. The fifteen-year-old Galeazzo Maria Sforza was entertained in Florence in 17 April 1459, and left a letter describing, perhaps in the accomplished terms of a secretary, the all-but-complete palazzo, where his whole entourage was nobly accommodated:
The Palazzo Medici, also called the Palazzo Medici Riccardi after the later family that acquired and expanded it, is a Renaissance palace located in Florence, Italy. It is the seat of the Metropolitan City of Florence and a museum.
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The Sforza castle in Milan, Northern Italy. It was built in the 15th century by Francesco Sforza, Duke of Milan, on the remains of a 14th-century fortification.
Although Galeazzo Maria Sforza (married 1468) also played cards occasionally, chess and betting on tennis game were prefered between the men. Though he was interested in the game, when 13 years old - playing cards were accepted for kids and young men.
The Church of the Holy Wisdom, commonly known as Hagia Sophia in English, is a former Greek Orthodox church converted to a mosque, now a museum, in Istanbul.It is universally acknowledged as one of the great buildings of the world.
The years following are years of peace, prosperity, and relative independence for Bologna. The Bentivoglios continued contracting marriage alliances, notably Annibale II with Ercole d'Este's daughter Lucrezia in 1487, and later Allesandro with Ippolita Sforza (granddaughter of Galeazzo Maria). One of the daughters married Antonio Pico, and ...
File:Galeazzo_Maria_Sforza.jpg (2006-12-26 version) I would like to have a previous (now overloaded) version of File:Galeazzo_Maria_Sforza.jpg undeleted. Quote @Jdx:: „...It was deleted as duplicate of File:Piero Pollaiuolo Portrait of Galeazzo Maria Sforza.jpg. But IMO it wasn't a duplicate – it was slightly cropped and had different ...