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The Banner of the Bull By Raphael Sabatini
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Historical Adventure novel set in the Renaissance. Three breath-taking adventures in the incredible life of Cesare Borgia. A vintage novel by the author of "Scaramouche; Captain Blood; The Sea... More > Hawk; etc." A great addition for your collection of antique novels! With medieval Italy as a backdrop, Sabatini recreates the political intrigue and misguided loyalties that reigned as the 'Banner of the Bull' waved victoriously over the land. Weaving descriptions and spirited characterisations into historical events, this is the story of the notorious Cesare Borgia.< Less
Celebrated Crimes: Complete Eight Volumes Illustrated By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure. Translated into nearly 100 languages, these... More > have made him one of the most widely read French authors in history. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Celebrated Crimes, was compiled from 1839 to 1841, with the assistance of several friends, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crimes from European history. This book is Dumas' retelling of historical and infamous crimes. He featured Beatrice Cenci, Martin Guerre, Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, as well as more recent events and criminals, including the cases of the alleged murderers Karl Ludwig Sand and Antoine François Desrues, who were executed.< Less
Confessions of an Infallible Man: The Secret Memoir Of Pope Leo X By Stanley Wallerstein
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Giovanni de Medici (Pope Leo X), the son of Lorenzo, the Magnificent, was a corrupt, fiscally irresponsible, decadent homosexual whose quest to restore the Medici family to its former glory nearly... More > bankrupted the Catholic Church. He waged an indefensible war in a failed attempt to build a family empire. He used torture freely. While Leo was obsessed by the perceived threat from Islam, he was blind to the far graver threat to the Church posed by Luther and other reformers disgusted by its institutional rot. Martin Luther posted his 95 theses in direct response to Leo's excesses and the Reformation began on Leo's watch. Leo lived at the zenith of the Italian Renaissance and his life was intertwined with those of Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael, Savonarola, Machiavelli and the Borgia. The Catholic Encyclopedia's entry on Leo concludes: "The only possible verdict on the pontificate of Leo X is that it was unfortunate for the Church." Confessions of an Infallible Man is historical fiction.< Less
Die unheilige Familie By Gunter Pirntke
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Man schreibt das Jahr 1492. Die Renaissance ist das Zeitalter von Leonardo da Vinci und Michelangelo. Italien, wie Frankreich und Spanien ist geprägt ständigen Unruhen und zügellosen... More > Ausschweifungen. Im Mittelpunkt der Weltordnung steht der Vatikan und sein geistiges Oberhaupt. Der skrupellose und machtbesessene Kardinal Rodrigo Borgia, der unter vier Päpsten als Vizekanzler diente, will nun endlich auf dem Stuhl Petri Platz nehmen. Dazu ist ihm jedes Mittel recht.< Less
Il viaggio di Raimondo By Fabio Bertinetti
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Un nuovo secolo è iniziato. Nuove scoperte geografiche, nuove micidiali armi, formazione di nuovi stati hanno caratterizzato quello appena passato. La penisola italiana, divisa in conflittuali... More > stati regionali, si appresta a divenire campo di battaglia tra francesi e spagnoli. Raimondo Farese inizia le sue avventure. L'ombra del Duca Borgia, il vigore guerriero di Ettore Fieramosca,l'insidia di un astuto sicario e i giochi di potere dei signori della guerra, questi gli ingredienti del primo capitolo di un'avventura lunga tutto il '500.< Less
Il viaggio di Raimondo By Fabio Bertinetti
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Un nuovo secolo è iniziato. Nuove scoperte geografiche, nuove micidiali armi, formazione di nuovi stati hanno caratterizzato quello appena passato. La penisola italiana, divisa in conflittuali... More > stati regionali, si appresta a divenire campo di battaglia tra francesi e spagnoli. Raimondo Farese inizia le sue avventure. L'ombra del Duca Borgia, il vigore guerriero di Ettore Fieramosca,l'insidia di un astuto sicario e i giochi di potere dei signori della guerra, questi gli ingredienti del primo capitolo di un'avventura lunga tutto il '500.< Less
Bulla Turcorum by Calixtus III, Pont. Max & Printed by Johann Gutenberg at Mainz, Germany in June 29, 1456 - Scheide Library at Princeton, New Jersey By Richard Estes
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Book 40b: Bulla Turcorum by Calixtus III, Pont. Max. (formerly Alonso de Borgia). Printed by Johann Gutenberg at Mainz, Germany in June 29, 1456. Book is only at the Scheide Library at Princeton, New... More > Jersey. All profit goes to that Library! It is a very rare Book!< Less
Shadow Twins By Doug Welch
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In Iran, on a mission to rescue his mother-in-law, Paris Fox uncovers something he never could have expected, a mystery in the form of another almost identical twin. But this twin has a fantastic... More > story to tell, one that may reveal the hidden seven-eights of Paris’ genetic iceberg. It seems his genes and those of his siblings have become a precious jewel that several Shadow Houses covet, chief among them the Borgias. They’re determined to steal the biological treasure trove contained their bodies, and they’ll go to any lengths to make that happen. But does something more sinister hide in Paris’ bloodline? Does he have an evil twin, one that intends harm to his Family? The answers lie in the House of Borgia. To find out, he’ll have to take them down hard. To succeed, he’ll need all his skills and those of his siblings and allies. But if their combined might can’t match the powerful Borgia Adepts, their lives are forfeit.< Less
The Marlowe Conspiracy: A Novel By M. G. Scarsbrook
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1593, Elizabethan England: In a turbulent time of wars, famine, and religious persecution, Christopher Marlowe struggles to balance his life as England's most popular playwright with his duties as a... More > government spy. Suddenly, when he falls under suspicion of atheism, a capital crime, Marlowe fears his many powerful enemies have launched a conspiracy to have him executed. With only a few days to clear his name, he quickly enlists the aid of a young William Shakespeare - one of the few friends he can still trust. Together, they race through Marlowe's tangled life of crime, espionage, and noble connections to expose the conspiracy and save him from the hangman's noose. But will anything save a man as troubled as Marlowe? INCLUDED INSIDE: - An extensive Author's Note, detailing the fascinating historical facts behind the story - An exclusive excerpt of M. G. Scarsbrook's latest historical novel on the Borgia family POISON IN THE BLOOD: THE MEMOIRS OF LUCREZIA BORGIA< Less
The Paternoster Ruby By Charles Edmonds Walk
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A fabulous gem of unrivaled size and clarity. Rumored to have been the property of Rodrigo Borgia, father of Cesare and Lucrezia. A stone with a history of bad luck attached to it. One time owner... More > Luca Paternostro was murdered by a thief a few days after it came into his possession. A courier was lost at sea while transporting it. Now, the latest owner, Felix Page, a wealthy Chicago financier is found dead in his mansion and the Paternoster Ruby has gone missing once again.< Less

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