But the progress of our narrative will lead us to introduce some less flattered sketches of the medicean pontiff.
These last he named, in honor of his patron, Cosmo d'Medici, medicean stars.
Within the gate a strip of wall runs down to the river, with two later towers built by medicean grand dukes.
The reign of Leo was about to shed new lustre on the medicean exiles.
Kepler sometimes calls them the medicean Stars, but more often satellites.
Guicciardini had been secretary and vicegerent of the medicean Popes.
Of the remaining 400 volumes Cosimo kept some-127- for his own (the medicean) library, and some he gave to friends.
I had lost faith in the medicean popes, and especially in this weak and crafty cousin of Leo X.
The honour of the medicean name, as he understood the meaning of that phrase, was very dear to him.
It should be mentioned lastly that he enjoyed the patronage and friendship of the medicean princes.