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 ...
They said that Morone is contacting influential men in the Emperor's party, one
after the other, to make sure that Francesco Sforza has the proper support to win
the dukedom of Milan. Francesco is yet another Sforza, the younger brother of ...
... that idea is more worthwhile, more worthwhile, Francesco, than all the work I've
done in my life, all my missions and diplomatic speeches, all the hundreds of
pages of ideas and treatises and theories. Francesco, what have I been living for
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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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