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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At the moment a joke is circulating about the Pope: His Holiness, they say, must
now rely for the first time upon the authority conferred through papal dignity. On
the subject of the spiritual prestige which His Holiness should possess as God's ...
ord President of the Romagna, dear friend: I'm writing this letter to you from Rome
. I came here three days ago to pay my respects to His Holiness. The audience
was a disappointment. I had fixed my last hopes on the Pope, to get me a position
Even His Holiness was good enough to direct a few flattering remarks to me: the
comedy had amused him particularly; he was thinking of having it performed for
the court, surely to add some luster to this unsuccessful Jubilee at the eleventh ...
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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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