Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants

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Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants - Enard, Mathias, and Mandell, Charlotte (Translated by)
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In 1506, Michelangelo - a young but already renowned sculptor - is invited by the sultan of Constantinople to design a bridge over the Golden Horn. The sultan has offered, alongside an enormous payment, the promise of immortality, since Leonardo da Vinci's design was rejected: 'You will surpass him in glory if you accept, for you will succeed where he has failed, and you will give the world a monument without equal.' Michelangelo, after some hesitation, flees Rome and an irritated Pope Julius II - whose commission he ...

Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants 2018, New Directions Publishing Corporation

ISBN-13: 9780811227049

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Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants 2018, Fitzcarraldo Editions, London

ISBN-13: 9781910695692

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