- Words: 554
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 51026946
Middle Ages and the Renaissance
The Medici Family was the most powerful and influential Florentine family from the 13th through the 17th century (Medici pp). This family produced three popes, numerous rulers of Florence, and eventually members of the French royalty (Medici pp).
From humble beginnings, the family achieved power through banking, in fact the Medici Bank was one of the most prosperous and respected banking institution in Europe, and it