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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1527: The Emperor punishes the Pope for the League of Cognac by sending an
army of mutinous German mercenaries and Spaniards under Charles de
Bourbon, an enemy of Francis I, against him. In May of 1527 Rome is sacked for
a full ...
It wouldn't pay badly to serve in a victorious army, and anyway I wanted to follow
Pescara's banners long before I went to France. And if I hadn't gone to Ferrara, I'd
surely have a worthwhile post now with the Emperor's troops. I felt so flattered ...
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
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