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The Prince

By Niccolò Machiavelli
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  • THE PRINCE
  • Translated by W. K. Marriott
  • INTRODUCTION
  • YOUTH — Aet. 1-25—1469-94
  • OFFICE — Aet. 25-43—1494-1512
  • LITERATURE AND DEATH — Aet. 43-58—1512-27
  • THE MAN AND HIS WORKS
  • DEDICATION
  • THE PRINCE
  • CHAPTER I — HOW MANY KINDS OF PRINCIPALITIES THERE ARE, AND BY WHAT MEANS THEY ARE ACQUIRED
  • CHAPTER II — CONCERNING HEREDITARY PRINCIPALITIES
  • CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES
  • CHAPTER IV — WHY THE KINGDOM OF DARIUS, CONQUERED BY ALEXANDER, DID NOT REBEL AGAINST THE SUCCESSORS OF ALEXANDER AT HIS DEATH
  • CHAPTER V — CONCERNING THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR PRINCIPALITIES WHICH LIVED UNDER THEIR OWN LAWS BEFORE THEY WERE ANNEXED
  • CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED BY ONE'S OWN ARMS AND ABILITY
  • CHAPTER VII — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQUIRED EITHER BY THE ARMS OF OTHERS OR BY GOOD FORTUNE
  • CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A PRINCIPALITY BY WICKEDNESS
  • CHAPTER IX — CONCERNING A CIVIL PRINCIPALITY
  • CHAPTER X — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF ALL PRINCIPALITIES OUGHT TO BE MEASURED
  • CHAPTER XI — CONCERNING ECCLESIASTICAL PRINCIPALITIES
  • CHAPTER XII — HOW MANY KINDS OF SOLDIERY THERE ARE, AND CONCERNING MERCENARIES
  • CHAPTER XIII — CONCERNING AUXILIARIES, MIXED SOLDIERY, AND ONE'S OWN
  • CHAPTER XIV — THAT WHICH CONCERNS A PRINCE ON THE SUBJECT OF THE ART OF WAR
  • CHAPTER XV — CONCERNING THINGS FOR WHICH MEN, AND ESPECIALLY PRINCES, ARE PRAISED OR BLAMED
  • CHAPTER XVI — CONCERNING LIBERALITY AND MEANNESS
  • CHAPTER XVII — CONCERNING CRUELTY AND CLEMENCY, AND WHETHER IT IS BETTER TO BE LOVED THAN FEARED
  • CHAPTER XVIII(*) — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH PRINCES SHOULD KEEP FAITH
  • CHAPTER XIX — THAT ONE SHOULD AVOID BEING DESPISED AND HATED
  • CHAPTER XX — ARE FORTRESSES, AND MANY OTHER THINGS TO WHICH PRINCES OFTEN RESORT, ADVANTAGEOUS OR HURTFUL?
  • CHAPTER XXI — HOW A PRINCE SHOULD CONDUCT HIMSELF SO AS TO GAIN RENOWN
  • CHAPTER XXII — CONCERNING THE SECRETARIES OF PRINCES
  • CHAPTER XXIII — HOW FLATTERERS SHOULD BE AVOIDED
  • CHAPTER XXIV — WHY THE PRINCES OF ITALY HAVE LOST THEIR STATES
  • CHAPTER XXV — WHAT FORTUNE CAN EFFECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AND HOW TO WITHSTAND HER
  • CHAPTER XXVI — AN EXHORTATION TO LIBERATE ITALY FROM THE BARBARIANS
  • DESCRIPTION OF THE METHODS ADOPTED BY THE DUKE VALENTINO WHEN MURDERING VITELLOZZO VITELLI, OLIVEROTTO DA FERMO, THE SIGNOR PAGOLO, AND THE DUKE DI GRAVINA ORSINI
    • BY
  • NICOLO MACHIAVELLI
  • THE LIFE OF CASTRUCCIO CASTRACANI OF LUCCA
    • WRITTEN BY NICOLO MACHIAVELLI
      • And sent to his friends ZANOBI BUONDELMONTI And LUIGI ALAMANNI
  • CASTRUCCIO CASTRACANI 1284-1328
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