Machiavelli on the Net: Online libraries

Machiavelli lived and wrote hundreds of years ago, so his work can now be distributed freely. Many of the English translations of his works are already old enough to have fallen into the public domain as well. There are many good resources that offer e-texts of his works both in Italian and in English. In this page I have listed collections of Machiavelli’s works. If you are interested in a specific work, you may want to go straight to the list of individual works.

In the original Italian, there are three noteworthy collections:

In English:

As far as I know, there is no definitive online collection of the English translations of Machiavelli’s works. In spite of this, together the sites offer a good selection of e-texts.

Last updated: 2 May 2010.