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 ...
They had fled to Naples where Vittoria's father Fabrizio became general to the
Viceroy. He arranged Vittoria's marriage because he knew that he could become
influential in the pro-Spanish South only if he were connected to a leading family
"Oh, teach me," Vittoria said, "teach me how to do that! I will certainly do it if I can .
. ." "Don't lead her astray," Varano said to his wife. "All we can do is stimulate the
will, each must find his own way alone. What do I know about your pilgrimage ...
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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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