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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CONTENTS Introduction ix Chronology: The Italian Wars xi I. Giovanni Borgia 17
II . Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia 41 III. Michelangelo Buonarroti 49 IV.
Vittoria Colonna 63 V. Niccolò Machiavelli to Francesco Guicciardini 87 VI.
CHRONOLOGY: THE ITALIAN WARS [Events occurring in The Scarlet City are
bracketed.] 1492: Election of Alexander VI, Borgia Pope. His daughter Lucrezia
marries first husband, Giovanni Sforza. 1494: Charles VIII of France invades Italy.
But she considers the arrival on the scene of Giovanni Borgia to be an
expression of Messer Pietro's long-suppressed need for revenge and
provocation. She can react only with hatred to that underhanded attempt to
destroy her success and ...
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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
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