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Lucrezia Borgia was an Italian noblewoman and daughter of Pope Alexander VI. A notorious reputation precedes her, and she is inextricably, and perhaps unfairly, linked to the crimes and debauchery. But this book managed to make Lucrezia Borgia into a dull, uninteresting subject. Obviously all the poisoning, incest, etc., is mainly myth, but this swings so far in the other direction. Spends so much time telling the reader how devout Lucrezia was, how much time she spent in convents, which is fine, but don't strip her of all her glamour/5. Download or read Lucretia Borgia, M.D.; or, la Grande doctresse. An original burlesque extravaganza. Founded on a famous opera [i.e. “Lucrezia Borgia” by F. Romani]. book by clicking button below to visit the book download website. There are multiple format available for you to choose (Pdf, ePub, Doc). Lucretia Borgia: A Biography by Rachel Erlanger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
Author: Gregorovius, Ferdinand. Lucretia Borgia. Title: Lucretia Borgia. Year of publication: pages. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Mild tanning and handling marks to pages, with foxing to the text block Rating: % positive. Lucrezia Borgia, Italian noblewoman and a central figure of the infamous Borgia family of the Italian Renaissance. Daughter of Pope Alexander VI and sister of Cesare, she is often accused of sharing in their many crimes and excesses but was more likely just an instrument for their ambitious projects. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Lucrezia Borgia: A Novel by John Faunce at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. /5(20). The Borgias is a historical-fiction drama television series created by Neil Jordan; it debuted in and was canceled in The series is set in Renaissance-era Italy and follows the Borgia family in their scandalous ascension to the papacy. Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, the Borgias use bribery, simony, intimidation and murder in their relentless quest for wealth and No. of episodes: 29 (list of episodes).
The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new /5(19). The subject--Lucrezia Borgia, illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI--was obviously well-researched and the text based upon documents maintained in Italian archives, including at the Vatican. I learned a lot about Italian history of the period, social life, and the role/plight of women by reading this excellent by: 4. Lucretia and her brother, Cesare, often took part in their father’s debauched antics, and it was no secret that Lucretia had carnal relations with both men on more than one occasion.. Read about Italy’s most notorious female Renaissance villain in this Quik eBook/5(13). Lucretia Borgia. According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day. By. Ferdinand Gregorovius. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. not an apology, but a history of Lucretia, broadly sketched, the materials for which.