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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Michelangelo Buonarroti 49 IV. 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.
Shabby, dusty, unkempt as usual, always eccentric, always inaccessible, our
Michelangelo Buonarroti! But a great man. One must be somewhat
understanding. But not everyone is as broad-minded as I am ... He has many
enemies in Rome.
Now the work of Messer Michelangelo Buonarroti, whom we so recently met: it
creates life, it's eloquent . . ." "I can imagine that you have a penchant for eloquent
art." "Ah, ah! You're trying to make fun of me, Messer. Figuratively speaking, you ...
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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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