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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
The Borgias By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870 was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the... More > most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine articles and was a prolific correspondent. Born in poverty, Dumas was the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave.< Less
BORGIA ! By MICHEL ZEVACO
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PRIMEVERE: - Rome ! L'antique capitale du monde civilisé dormait, appesantie en une morne tristesse ! Une sorte de terreur mystérieuse et profonde glaçait la superbe cité... More > jusque dans ses moelles. Rome se taisait, Rome priait, Rome étouffait. Là où la voix puissante de Cicéron avait fait retentir la tribune d'un Forum tumultueux, psalmodiaient des voix sinistres. Là où les Gracchus avaient combattu pour la liberté, pesait de tout son poids le sombre et farouche despotisme de Rodrigue Borgia. Et Rodrigue Borgia n'était qu'une personne dans la trinité menaçante qui régnait sur la Ville des Villes….< Less
The Borgias (Illustrated) By Alexandre Dumas
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A masterpiece from Dumas' Celebrated Crime Series. Based on actual historical facts, it entertains with its fast-paced plot and vivid narrative.
Borgia Blade By Gardner Francis Fox
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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 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 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
The Life and Times of Rodrigo Borgia By Arnold Harris Mathew
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The Life and Times of Rodrigo Borgia details the life of Pope Alexander VI and the issues he faced, both externally and internally. This critically acclaimed book was originally published by... More > Archbishop Arnold Harris Mathew in 1910, and has been re-published because of its historical significance and contribution to history.< 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

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