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Vita del Duca Valentino detto il Tiranno di Roma By Tomaso Tomasi
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È questa la prima biografia di Cesare Borgia detto il Valentino, pubblicata nel 1655 dall’ecclesiastico pesarese Tommaso Tommasi (1608-1658) e immediatamente condannata all’indice... More > dei libri proibiti dalla chiesa cattolica. In realtà l’opera del Tommasi, se si esclude qualche modesta concessione al verisimile concessa dalle dottrine storiografiche dell’epoca, è un lavoro onesto e scrupoloso, che non tralascia di giovarsi dei documenti originali conservati negli archivi e delle annotazioni dei diaristi contemporanei. Nel 1670 ne fu fatta una ristampa che, lasciando intatto il testo del Tommasi, lo completa con alcune aggiunte di Gregorio Leti (1630-1701), in particolare con il caso di Girolamo Savonarola che era stato tralasciato. È questa ristampa che si riproduce.< Less
The Shame Of Motley By Rafael Sabatini
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For three days I had been cooling my heels about the Vatican, vexed by suspense. It fretted me that I should have been so lightly dealt with after I had discharged the mission that had brought me all... More > the way from Pesaro, and I wondered how long it might be ere his Most Illustrious Excellency the Cardinal of Valencia might see fit to offer me the honourable employment with which Madonna Lucrezia had promised me that he would reward the service I had rendered the House of Borgia by my journey.< Less
The Gentleman Rogue By Gardner Francis Fox
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THE GENTLEMAN ROGUE He wanted his heritage. He wanted the loveliest lady in England. And he had to wrest both from a proud, glittering court whose highborn lords and ladies laughed at him. So it was... More > Ian Montrose against all - Montrose, the gentleman highwayman, who robbed the rich of their gold - and their wives - and defied even his Queen for his love. England's most reckless, romantic era comes brilliantly alive in THE GENTLEMAN ROGUE by that historian extraordinary, Gardner F. Fox, author of Gold Medal's unforgettable THE BORGIA BLADE.< Less
Raphael Sabatini, Collection By Raphael Sabatini
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Raphael Sabatini (1875 –1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure. In thos ebook: Love-at-Arms The Life of Cesare Borgia The Sea Hawk The Tavern Knight The... More > Trampling of the Lilies The Lion's Skin The Snare St. Martin's Summer Bardelys the Magnificent Scaramouche Captain Blood The Chronicles of Captain Blood The Fortunes of Captain Blood Mistress Wilding The Shame of Motley The Strolling Saint The Suitors of Yvonne The Historical Nights' Entertainment: First Series The Historical Nights' Entertainment: Second Series Bellarion The Fortunate Chivalry King in Prussia The Gates of Doom The Carolinian The Hounds of God The King's Minion The Marquis of Carabas The Nuptials of Corbal The Romantic Prince Venetian Masque The Stalking-Horse The Black Swan The Duel on the Beach Forbidden Lover The Nuptials of Corbigny The Banner of the Bull Torquemada and The Spanish Inquisition< Less
Yahushua - The Black Messiah (ebook) By Rabbi Simon Altaf
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EBOOK: Have you been lied to about the true identity of Yahushua? Have you been shown pictures of the idolatrous Borgia Cesare and may have believed that this Caucasian hybrid was Yahushua the Melek?... More > What ethnicity was Yahushua and what race of people did He belong to? Is it important that we know His ethnicity? What colour was Moses, King David and King Solomon? We examine and look at the massive fraud perpetrated upon the western nations by their leaders to hide the real identity of the true Hebrew Israelite people and race which are being restored in these Last Days. Yahushua said everything will be restored and that includes His and His people’s ethnicity and colour. Would you like to know because it affects your eternity and His true message then get this book now.< Less
Yahushua - The Black Messiah (paperback) By Rabbi Simon Altaf Hakohen
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Paperback: Have you been lied to about the true identity of Yahushua? Have you been shown pictures of the idolatrous Borgia Cesare and may have believed that this Caucasian hybrid was Jesus? What... More > ethnicity was Yahushua and what race of people did He belong to? Is it important that we know His ethnicity? What colour was Moses, King David and King Solomon? We examine and look at the massive fraud perpetrated upon the western nations by their leaders to hide the real identity of the true Hebrew Israelite people and race which are being restored in these Last Days. Yahushua said everything will be restored and that includes His and His people’s ethnicity and colour. Would you like to know because it affects your eternity and His true message then get this book now.< Less
Paths of Wickedness and Crime By Mark Galeotti
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There were shadows to the Italian Renaissance. Just as art and philosophy were flourishing, so too were darker practices, from murder-for-hire to prostitution. However, despite popular parallels... More > between families like the Borgia and the Medici and the Mafia, there has been little systematic examination of the presence of organised crime in the era. In this short and lively essay, Mark Galeotti rereads and occasionally reinterprets the rich secondary literature to introduce a cast of corrupt princes, bandit chieftains, professional assassins, human traffickers, thugs and conmen and suggest that there were signs of the early beginnings of organised criminality in the towns and cities of late medieval and Renaissance Italy. An historian and political scientist, Mark Galeotti is Professor of Global Affairs at New York University.< Less
Paths of Wickedness and Crime By Mark Galeotti
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There were shadows to the Italian Renaissance. Just as art and philosophy were flourishing, so too were darker practices, from murder-for-hire to prostitution. However, despite popular parallels... More > between families like the Borgia and the Medici and the Mafia, there has been little systematic examination of the presence of organised crime in the era. In this short and lively essay, Mark Galeotti rereads and occasionally reinterprets the rich secondary literature to introduce a cast of corrupt princes, bandit chieftains, professional assassins, human traffickers, thugs and conmen and suggest that there were signs of the early beginnings of organised criminality in the towns and cities of late medieval and Renaissance Italy.  An historian and political scientist, Mark Galeotti is Professor of Global Affairs at New York University's SCPS Center for Global Affairs.< Less
Machiavelli's Politics & Relevant Philosophical Concepts By Andreas Sofroniou
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Machiavelli’s first post was that of Clerk in the Second Chancery of the Commune and in I498 he was promoted as a Second Chancellor and Secretary. He continued in this office till the year... More > 15I2. While thus employed he undertook a large number of diplomatic missions both to the petty courts of Italy and to other countries, and it was the experience of these missions which was largely responsible for forming the views which he subsequently expounded in his political writings. He was specially influenced by his mission to the camp of Cesare Borgia, Duke of Valentinois, in 1502. Although Machiavelli had undertaken this mission unwillingly, he soon conceived an intense admiration for Cesare's resourcefulness in resorting alternatively to diplomacy and force as instruments of government and for his firm administration of conquered provinces. Machiavelli idealised Cesare's achievements and thought that Cesare had attained, more than any other public figure of the time; the embodiment of a perfect ruler.< Less
Machiavelli's Politics & Relevant Philosophical Concepts By Andreas Sofroniou
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Machiavelli’s first post was that of Clerk in the Second Chancery of the Commune and in I498 he was promoted to the rank of Second Chancellor and Secretary and continued in this office till the... More > year 15I2. While thus employed he undertook a large number of diplomatic missions both to the petty courts of Italy and to other countries, and it was the experience of these missions which was largely responsible for forming the views which he subsequently expounded in his political writings. He was specially influenced by his mission to the camp of Cesare Borgia, Duke of Valentinois, in 1502. Although Machiavelli had undertaken this mission unwillingly, he soon conceived an intense admiration for Cesare's resourcefulness in resorting alternatively to diplomacy and force as instruments of government and for his firm administration of conquered provinces.< Less

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