Fortuna

 

links

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s25kX24j250  

Machiavelli, The Video. This five minute video delivers gorgeous imagery. The narrative is rather simplistic, but it’s definitely worth watching.  

 

http://www.emachiavelli.com/  

The self-proclaimed Official Machiavelli Site has lots of interesting links.  

 

http://in.reuters.com/article/entertainmentNews/idINIndia-42339520090909  

Author Tim Parks (Europa, Italian Neighbors) has interesting things to say about Machiavelli’s relevance today, and I agree with him.  

 

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/machiavelli/  

An excellent, if somewhat academic, discussion of Machiavelli’s thought from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Lots of detail about the central Renaissance concepts of Fortuna and Virtù 

 

http://www.online-literature.com/authorsearch.php   

This database lets you search all of Machiavelli’s works for specific words and phrases.