From the Telegraph: Medici philosopher’s mystery death is solved.
After 500 years, one of Renaissance Italy’s most enduring murder mysteries has been solved by forensic scientists.
Ever since Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, a mystical and mercurial philosopher at the court of Lorenzo de’ Medici, suddenly became sick and died in 1494, it has been rumoured that foul play was involved.
Pico’s fame has faded, but he was a celebrated figure at the Medici court.
He gained notoriety when, at the age of 23, [continue]