The scarlet city: a novel of 16th-century Italy
Academy Chicago Publishers, 1990 - 367 pagina's
In this masterly novel, Hella Haasse, the author of last year's bestselling takes readers to a 16th-century Italy torn by the savage violence of war and by sinister intrigues for power, and Giovanni Borgia's agonizing search for his true origins.
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Vittoria Colonna 63 V. Niccolò Machiavelli to Francesco Guicciardini 87 VI.
Giovanni Borgia 97 VII. Vittoria Colonna 131 Vili. Francesco Guicciardini to
Niccolò Machiavelli 143 IX. Giovanni Borgia 151 X. Pietro Aretino and Giovanni
Borgia 203 ...
The Colonna had been driven from their lands by the Borgia Pope Alexander,
who had taken Nepi from them, their estate in the Romagna. They had fled to
Naples where Vittoria's father Fabrizio became general to the Viceroy. He
Doesn't he know that she, Tullia, writes poetry, and poetry no worse than what the
Colonna writes — the Colonna Messer Pietro says he finds so admirable?
Connoisseurs of verse have reassured Tullia on that point. But anyway, she
could tell ...
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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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