How does Florence reflect the idea of the dominant city-state?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 2:26 am ad1c9bdddf
Florence, Italy, or Firenze, is the perfect example of the dominant city-state. During the medieval period up through the Renaissance, Italy was ruled by nobles who controlled as much land as they could control, much of it based around a fortified, walled city. Smaller, weaker cities pledged allegiance to the larger, more dominant cities nearby, or were subjugated by the nearby dominant, larger city-states. Florence was a ...
Discussion of Florence, Italy as a dominant city-state during the Renaissance period.