Medici: Masters of Florence
Giovanni de' Medici has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic force, bringing with it pretige and political power. His son Cosimo cares more for the world of art than banking of the politics of Florence. But with enemies plotting against them, Cosimo will have little choice than to follow in his father's footsteps. How far he is willing to go to maintain their power, legacy and vision...
This series is the story of the Medici dynasty, which were ordinary traders. They reached a high political and religious positions in Florence thanks to the necessary relations. Things are moving in the XV century ad. The locals are not happy by the actions of army and their king. At this moment the Medici family, headed by Giovanni begins to rule by Florence. They are aiming to achieve a high position, wealth and respect among the people, come what may. And they accomplish it. Because greedy officials are ready to do anything for a large bribe. They managed to create their own Bank. The economic situation has become better as a result. But the Medici did not stop on achieved goals. That's why they made a huge contribution to the religious culture of the country too. As a result, Giovanni, Kazim and other members of Medici's family amassed a lot of enemies and envious. Because everyone wants power. Over time, people began to be wary of current heads of state. Sometimes the Medici had acted dishonestly. Their Bank became one of the wealthiest companies in Europe. But for this they are destroying all of their path. They bribe the officials and kill enemies which are dangerous for them. How long time will they be able to rule?Read more »