The Republic of Florence formed in the 12th century and became one of the premiere states in Europe during the period. Dr. Brian Brege, Assistant Professor, History, Syracuse University, returns to the show to explain how it was established.
Professor Brege was previously on the podcast in the episode Commerce in Florence During the Renaissance w. Dr. Brian Brege (June 26, 2021)
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- Professor Brege is author of the monograph Tuscany in the Age of Empire (Harvard University Press, 2021)