Porcelain factory founded by the Grand Duke Francesco I de'Medici; the first producer of soft-paste porcelain (c.1575-87).
A powerful family in renaissance Italy, and collectors of art.
- aristocratic Italian family of powerful merchants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th centuryFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Medici
aristocratic Italian family of powerful merchants and bankers who ruled Florence in the 15th centuryFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=Medici
Medici is a German-style board game by Reiner Knizia. Players buy cards in an auction and match in series and in sets to end up with most points from those formations. Before he was a game designer, Reiner Knizia was a quantitative analyst, a profession that manages and attempts to price risk for banks. This is fitting as the M...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medici_(board_game)
Medici (me'dichē, Ital. mā'dēchē) , Italian family that directed the destinies of Florence from the 15th cent. until 1737. Of obscure origin, they rose to immense wealth as merchants and bankers, became affiliated through marriage with the major houses of Europe, and,...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0832460.html
Medici was a Florentine family who rose to wealth and influence by successful commerce, and who continued to combine the career of merchants and bankers with the exercise of political power, a princely display of private munificence, and a liberal patronage of literature and art.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/CXMA.HTM
See under Cosimo and Tuscany .Found on http://www.wein-plus.eu/en/Medici_3.0.7153.html
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