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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My troops control that castle and the estates. I've asked the Emperor to award me
Carpi — and there hasn't been any response to that request either! Now what do
you think about that?" "Well, I think the Emperor might just be extremely ...
their troops — while they're scattered and disorganized. We should do it in the
name of anything you like, but just do it! We need an army and a leader, all the
men we can get hold of, under one leader. How about Giovanni de'Medici?
The advantages won in Lombardy lost because the Pope in his cursed treaty with
the Emperor has promised to pull his troops back over the Po. The help from
France — nothing more than beautiful words on a rag of paper. I no longer
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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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