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A warm intimate and engrossing biography of Francesco di Marco Datini who built a powerful mercantile network in fourteenth century Tuscany and a peerless evocation of the sensations personalities and everyday struggles of Italian lifethan half a millennium in the pastFor God and Profit is how the medieval merchant Francesco di Marco Datini headed a notebook in which he kept track of his business dealings and these were certainly his guiding lights Born in the 1330s in the Tuscan town of Prato the son of a poor taverner Datini set out at the age of fifteen for Avignon where over the course of the next thirty five years he made a fortune trading in arms armor artworks wool saffron leather silk and muchReturning home he expanded his operations setting up offices all across the Mediterranean which he oversaw through an unceasing flow of correspondence When he died Datini asked that all his papers be preserved in his house and in 1870 they were found a little worm eaten and mouse nibbled but largely intact in a sack under the stairs They are one of the great records not only of medieval life but of the emergence of the modern commercial worldDrawing on this rich archive Iris Origo offers a wonderfully vivid account of Datinis public and private worlds The Merchant of Prato is a masterpiece of modern narrative history Was visiting Prato

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The Merchant of Prato Francesco di Marco Datini 1335 1410A warm intimate and engrossing biography of Francesco di Marco Datini who built a powerful mercantile network in fourteenth century Tuscany and a peerless evocation of the sensations personalities and everyday struggles of Italian lifethan half a millennium in the pastFor God and Profit is how the medieval merchant Francesco di Marco Datini headed a notebook in which he kept track of his business dealings and these were certainly his guiding lights Born in the 1330s in the Tuscan town of Prato the son of a poor taverner Datini set out at the age of fifteen for Avignon where over the course of the next thirty five years he made a fortune trading in arms armor artworks wool saffron leather silk and muchReturning home he expanded his operations setting up offices all across the Mediterranean which he oversaw through an unceasing flow of correspondence When he died Datini asked that all his papers be preserved in his house and in 1870 they were found a little worm eaten and mouse nibbled but largely intact in a sack under the stairs They are one of the great records not only of medieval life but of the emergence of the modern commercial worldDrawing on this rich archive Iris Origo offers a wonderfully vivid account of Datinis public and private worlds The Merchant of Prato is a masterpiece of modern narrative history My favorite period