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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... and the sedan chair carried by halberdiers, in which Cesare, too weak to ride,
lay hidden behind black curtains. We were on our way to the Castle of Nepi,
which was still my property and thus a haven for Cesare. We didn't stay at Nepi
You're a Borgia. You have — how could it be otherwise? — a gift for intrigue in
your blood, for the going-through-thick-and-thin-to-get-what-one-wants. You
surely know means, methods . . . Stay calm, there's not the slightest reason to
throw a ...
I have his latest reply on the table in front of me: His Highness thinks it's better to
stay there with his army and guard the Venetian territory in case the lansquenets
should change their course and turn back. Turn back! Those people will never ...
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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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