Scarlet City The: A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY
Academy Chicago Publishers, 30 aug. 2005 - 368 pagina's
Although he bears one of the most notorious names in all of Italy, Giovanni Borgia doesn't know his parentage. Hella Haasse uses the Italian Wars as a backdrop for Giovanni's agonizing quest for his identity.
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Vittoria Colonna 63 V. Niccolò Machiavelli to Francesco Guicciardini 87 VI.
Giovanni Borgia 97 VII. Vittoria Colonna 131 VIII. Francesco Guicciardini to
Niccolò Machiavelli 143 IX. Giovanni Borgia 151 X. Pietro Aretino and Giovanni
Borgia 203 ...
The Colonna had been driven from their lands by the Borgia Pope Alexander,
who had taken Nepi from them, their estate in the Romagna. They had fled to
Naples where Vittoria's father Fabrizio became general to the Viceroy. He
A NOVEL OF 16TH CENTURY ITALY Hella S. Haasse. a staff around him of male
blood relatives, uncles and nephews, bastards, an army of nothing but Colonna;
Marcello and Giulio and Sciarra and Marziano and whatever the rest are called.
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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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