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The Life & Legend of Lucrezia Borgia By M. G. Scarsbrook
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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
The Real Lucrezia Borgia By Antonino d'Este
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Born of an Italian Gentlewoman, she was of middle height, petite in form, graceful in movement and a bust of admirable proportion. She was always gay and smiling, permissive and pleasure loving,... More > quite unlike the sinister legend that a hostile posterity has attached to her.< Less
The Real Lucrezia Borgia By Antonino d'Este
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Born of an Italian Gentlewoman, she was of middle height, petite in form, graceful in movement and a bust of admirable proportion. She was always gay and smiling, permissive and pleasure loving,... More > quite unlike the sinister legend that a hostile posterity has attached to her.< Less
The Borgias By Alexandre Dumas
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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
Poison In the Blood: The Memoirs of Lucrezia Borgia By M. G. Scarsbrook
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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
The Life & Legend of Cesare Borgia By M. G. Scarsbrook
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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
Il condottiero. Biografia romanzata su Cesare Borgia By MGL Valentini
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Biografia romanzata su Cesare Borgia, duca Valentino. L'uomo dimenticato dalla Storia. Seconda edizione de "Il condottiero"
Il condottiero. Biografia romanzata su Cesare Borgia By MGL Valentini
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Cesare Borgia, cardinale e duca Valentino, l'uomo dimenticato dalla Storia. In questa biografia romanzata si tenta di portare alla luce una realtà che è ben diversa da quella cui si... More > è abituati, attenendosi saldamente ai fatti, documenti alla mano, per scoprire quanto di vero e, soprattutto, quanto di falso ci sia nella leggenda della famiglia Borgia. Seconda edizione de "Il condottiero"< Less
Lucretia By David Krae
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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 By M. G. Scarsbrook
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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