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The Borgias are the most infamous family of Italian Renaissance , and their history normally hinges around three key individuals: Rodrigo Borgia, his son Cesare and daughter Lucrezia. Thanks to the... More > actions of them, the family name is associated with greed, power, lust and murder. The patriarch Rodrigo later known as Alexander VI, was the vice-chancellor, and became Pope in 1492, with the death of the Pope. Rodrigo put all his work together with a huge amount of bribes and was elected Alexander VI. Cesare became a cardinal in 1493,and played a central rol in the intrigues of Rome. He was so clever and manipulative, that is contemporary Nicholas Machiavelli, based his masterpiece "The Prince" in his personality. Lucrezia Borgia played an important role, managing key alliances with her marriages. Alexander Dumas father, wrote an amazing novel exploring the lives of these characters, their intrigues, and famous rumors, such as incest between Cesare and Lucrezia< Less
The Life & Legend of Cesare Borgia
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Described by some as ‘a rebel against Christ’ who deserved to die, Cesare Borgia is arguably the most infamous member of the notorious Borgia family. His brilliant mind, ruthless... More > ambition, and insatiable desires have inspired writers, artists, and philosophers for centuries – most notably Machiavelli’s ideal ruler in ‘The Prince’. This book gathers together all the crucial information needed for a study into Cesare's dramatic life, including a detailed timeline, a biographical profile, an extensive description of his life in Rome, and a discussion of the Borgia family's legendary connection to poison. INCLUDED INSIDE: - The Life of Cesare Borgia by Rafael Sabatini - The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli - The Borgias by Alexander Dumas (from 'Celebrated Crimes') - Lucretia Borgia by Ferdinand Gregorovius - Encyclopaedia Britannica articles (11th edition) on Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia - Lucrezia Borgia, libretto by Felice Romani for the Opera by Gaetano Donizetti (in Italian)< Less
The Life Of Cesare Borgia
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This is no Chronicle of Saints. Nor yet is it a History of Devils. It is a record of certain very human, strenuous men in a very human, strenuous age; a lustful, flamboyant age; an age red with blood... More > and pale with passion at white-heat; an age of steel and velvet, of vivid colour, dazzling light and impenetrable shadow; an age of swift movement, pitiless violence and high endeavour, of sharp antitheses and amazing contrasts. To judge it from the standpoint of this calm, deliberate, and correct century—as we conceive our own to be—is for sedate middle-age to judge from its own standpoint the reckless, hot, passionate, lustful humours of youth, of youth that errs grievously and achieves greatly.< Less
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ROGUE OF THE RENAISSANCE “Biagio Marsanti stepped forward and slid out his long evil blade. Per Bacco! he snarled. You ill-guided fool. I'll shred that face of yours so that no woman will ever... More > want to see it again, by sun or candlelight! “He cut with his sword and the sound of its slashing whistled through the air. But where his enemy had stood was now an empty space. “Then, with grace and gaiety, Ilarion lunged in, his sword a needle of flashing brilliance. It caught Marsanti's blade and ripped it from his fingers, sent it flying with a high screech of steel. “Donna Dorotea screamed ..." Here is an authentic novel from the swashbuckling age of Cesare Borgia and the Madonna of the Roses. It is an uncensored reprint of the original best-seller.< Less
The Life & Legend of Lucrezia Borgia
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Once described as the 'greatest whore there ever was in Rome', Lucrezia Borgia has captivated historians and artists for centuries with wildly conflicting accounts of her character. This book gathers... More > together all the crucial information needed for a study into the life of Lucrezia, including a detailed timeline, a biographical profile, an extensive description of her life in Rome, and a discussion of the Borgia family's legendary connection to poison. INCLUDED INSIDE: - Lucretia Borgia: According To Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day by Ferdinand Gregorovius - The Borgias by Alexander Dumas (from 'Celebrated Crimes') - The Life of Cesare Borgia by Rafael Sabatini - Lucrezia Borgia, libretto by Felice Romani for the Opera by Gaetano Donizetti (in Italian) - Encyclopedia Britannica articles (11th edition) on Lucrezia Borgia and Cesare Borgia - Love Letter From Pietro Bembo to Lucrezia Borgia< Less
Poison In the Blood: The Memoirs of Lucrezia Borgia
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1497, Renaissance Rome: As the teenage daughter of Pope Alexander VI, Lucrezia Borgia is a young noblewoman immersed in all the glamor of the Vatican Palace. Yet after a brutal killing shocks the... More > city, Lucrezia learns that a dark truth lies beneath the surface of the Papal Court: in their ruthless quest for power, her father and brother are willing to poison their enemies. Her family members are murderers. After discovering that her new husband is next to die, Lucrezia struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike. Against a barrage of political intrigues, papal spies, and diabolical tricks, Lucrezia uses all her wits to defy her family and save her husband from assassination. But as tragedy looms ever closer, and her plans gradually fail, she finds herself confronting an enemy far more sinister than she ever imagined…< Less
Lucrecia Borgia, un estudio histórico
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La tormentosa vida de Lucrecia Borgia, hija de Cesar Borgia el papa Alejandro VI, ha sido objeto de señalamientos de descomposicón moral, intrigas palaciegas, crimenes, adulterio,... More > estupro y depravaciones sexuales. Esta biografía describe la realidad del Vaticano en Europa y las vivencias que encaró la joven alrededor de las oscuras conveniencias de su padre, esposo y hermanos en aquella época.< Less
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Lucretia Borgia is the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and sister of the infamous Cesare Borgia. Immersed in the ultimate patriarchy of Renaissance Rome and the Vatican, Lucretia struggles to find her... More > independence from her family's corruption and ruthless schemes in this elegant historical romance. Lucretia is an historical novel. Lucretia (Lucrezia) Borgia - b. April 18, 1480 - d. June 24, 1519< Less
Poison & Conspiracy: Historical Crime Collection
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Historical Crime Collection - Two Novels by M. G. Scarsbrook POISON IN THE BLOOD: THE MEMOIRS OF LUCREZIA BORGIA 1497, Renaissance Rome: As the teenage daughter of Pope Alexander VI, and sister to... More > the fearsome Cesare Borgia, Lucrezia is a young noblewoman immersed in all the glamor of the Vatican Palace. Yet after a brutal killing shocks the city, she learns that a dangerous truth lies beneath the surface of the Papal Court: in their ruthless quest for power, her family will stop at nothing to eliminate their rivals. Her father and brother are poisoners. After discovering that her new husband is next to die, Lucrezia struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike... THE MARLOWE CONSPIRACY: A NOVEL With his life on the line, and the clock ticking, playwright and spy Christopher Marlowe teams up with William Shakespeare to expose the high-level government conspiracy set against him. But can anyone save a man as troubled as Marlowe from the hangman's noose?< Less
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A princesss from a previously unknown Island kingdom makes a tour of Europe introducing herself and her people to it's Kings. Their last stop is Rome who is unprepared for women who are bold,... More > daring, brave and kneel to none. Entranced by their leader is Cesare Borgia, named Cardinal of the church despite his protests, by his father the Pope. He is also a drunken, murdering, lech, reveling in the worst of Rome's debauchery. While all else has given up on him cursing him for his name, this Princess, Enyo sees a good man within him. He finds himself willing to do anything at all to please her, to be the man she sees in him. Even defy his father, Alexander VI the Holy Pope of Rome and risk his wrath.< Less
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