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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She was told that she was in disgrace with the Pope. She immersed herself in
good works and meditation, but she could not forget the bitterness of that
experience. In Rome the mood was divided between dismay and high excitement
. Ascanio ...
I knew that these words marked the end of a long conversation which I wasn't told
about. Messer Bonfiglio went out of the room with the letter. Isabella sat looking at
me for a while in silence. Finally she told me that I was going to take a long ...
They preferred their own mutually tense relationship to whatever might come to
light because of me or through my presence there. Alfonso told me that he was
going to hold discussions with the King of France on behalf of Ferrara and Venice
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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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