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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Vittoria Colonna 63 V. Niccolò Machiavelli to Francesco Guicciardini 87 VI.
Giovanni Borgia 97 VII. Vittoria Colonna 131 Vili. Francesco Guicciardini to
Niccolò Machiavelli 143 IX. Giovanni Borgia 151 X. Pietro Aretino and Giovanni
Borgia 203 ...
Francesco Guicciardini to Niccolo Machiavelli . . . refuse no, but I could never
even think of making a request like that of the Pope. I've always been frugal with
my money and with other people's money. So now I'll offer what I can afford and ...
The last act has begun, Niccolo. Cato's Italy, and Scipio's, Dante's and Petrarch's
Italy, is finished — the Italy of our youth. . . . God knows it was careless and
reckless in its wealth, but I mourn it now as a lost paradise. Niccolo Machiavelli to
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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
Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia
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