Machiavelli Resources

Various sources for more about Machiavelli

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469 – 1527) is one of the most important political thinkers in European history. Other than being a great political philosopher, he also showed extraordinary talent in the fields of music, poetry, and performance arts. Machiavelli demonstrated his political genius in well-known works such as The Prince, Discourses on Livy, The History, and The Art of War.


  • History Guide: Information about Machiavelli’s contribution to modern European intellectual history.
  • Xenophon: Information about Machievelli and his military theories.
  • St. John’s: Comparison between Machiavelli and Shakespeare, and their influence on Renaissance politics.

Critiques, Reviews, and Essays

  • Archive: Essay on Napoleon and Machiavelli.
  • Our Economic Past: An article entitled “The Economic Policy of Machiavelli’s Prince”.
  • Deremilitari: An article entitled “Machiavelli’s Art of War: A Reconsideration” by Marsha Colish.
  • Maine: An essay that provides comprehensive information about Machiavelli and his political theories.
  • E-Machiavelli: Information about Machiavelli and the elements of power.

Pictures, Biographies and Others

The Prince

  • Marxists: Translated version of The Prince.
  • WSU: An article that discusses Machiavelli’s The Prince.
  • Svabhinava: Commentary on Machiavelli’s The Prince by Joseph Martin.