The scarlet city: a novel of 16th-century Italy
Academy Chicago Publishers, 1990 - 367 pagina's
In this masterly novel, Hella Haasse, the author of last year's bestselling takes readers to a 16th-century Italy torn by the savage violence of war and by sinister intrigues for power, and Giovanni Borgia's agonizing search for his true origins.
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1 525 : Francis I is defeated, this time disastrously, by the Imperial forces under
the Marquis of Pescara, at Pavia. The French King is taken prisoner there and
sent to Madrid. [Giovanni Borgia, who has been fighting for the French there, is
Pescara shut himself up in his apartments; he refused food and drink. Vittoria,
listening outside his ... A messenger was dispatched to Morone to announce that
the Marquis of Pescara was ready to receive him. VIII. prancesco (3^icciardini to ...
"Calm down, Messer," I said, "perhaps you conveyed certain facts to the Spanish
sympathizers in connection with Girolamo Morone and the Marquis of Pescara?"
"How could you think a thing like that about me, Messer Giovanni? This is the ...
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Against the turbulent backdrop of the Italian Wars (1494-1559) Haasse traces the lives and struggles of some of Italy's most famous citizens--Michelangelo Buonarroti, Niccolo Machiavelli, Vittoria ... Volledige review lezen
The Italian Wars
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