Savonarola – His Life and Times

Girolamo Savonarola

Today’s free book is William Clark’s biography of the Italian Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola. This book was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

William Robinson Clark [1829-1912], Savonarola. His Life and Times. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1890. Hbk. pp.352. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. Italy in the Fifteenth Century
  2. Savonarola’s Birth and Early Years
  3. Monastic Life in Bologna
  4. The Brother of St. Mark’s
  5. Florence and the Medici
  6. The Prior of St. Mark’s and Lorenzo the Magnificent
  7. The Preacher and Piero De’ Medici
  8. Monastic Reform
  9. The French in Italy
  10. Revolution
  11. Reformation of Manners
  12. Divisions
  13. The Departure of the French
  14. Pope Alexander VI. and Savonarola
  15. The Burning of the “Vanities”
  16. Treason
  17. Renewed Conflict with Rome
  18. The Ordeal by Fire
  19. Martyrdom