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story of the Borgias

Lacy Collison-Morley

story of the Borgias

by Lacy Collison-Morley

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Published by G. Routledge & sons, limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Borgia family.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 319-322.

    Statementby L. Collison-Morley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG463.8.B7 C6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 329 p.
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6285559M
    LC Control Number33003472
    OCLC/WorldCa2712287

      Sarah Dunant’s Blood & Beauty tells the story of the Borgias from the beginning of Cesare and Lucrezia’s lives. Dunant has really put in her research for this book and damn, you can tell. This has to be the most historically accurate Borgia novel I have ever read – and it’s my absolute favourite. In the Name of the Family by Sarah Dunant. Borgia Family, Spanish Borja, descendants of a noble line, originally from Valencia, Spain, that established roots in Italy and became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the s and s. The house of the Borgias produced two popes and many other political and church leaders. Some members of the family became known for their treachery.

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    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fyvie, John. Story of the Borgias. New York, G.P. Putnam's sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Borgia family.;. And in the days when the Borgias ruled Italy, no one was safe from the long arm of their power. Even Lucrezia. In this compelling story of a beautiful woman caught up in a tortuous web of fear and love, Jean Plaidy sheds light on the much maligned Lucrezia and vividly brings her to life.


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Story of the Borgias by Lacy Collison-Morley Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story of the Borgia family has always been one of strangely fascinating interest; but a lurid legend grew up about their lives, which culminated in the creation of the fantastic monstrosities of Victor Hugo's play and Donizetti's Opera.2/5(1).

“A vivid and at times startling reappraisal of one of the most notorious dynasties in history If you thought you knew the Borgias, this book will surprise you.”—Tracy Borman, author of Queen of the Conqueror and Elizabeth’s Women “The Borgias is a fascinating look into the lives of the notorious Italian Renaissance family and its reputation for womanizing, murder and corruption/5().

Forget everything you think you know about the most infamous family of the Italian Renaissance-here in every colorful detail is the real story of the Borgias and their indelible, tumultuous world, written by the gifted author of the acclaimed A World Undone and The Tudors and timed to coincide with the upcoming new season of the celebrated Showtime series, The Borgias/5.

The story of the Borgias Hardcover – January 1, by Lacy Collison-Morley (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, January 1, Author: Lacy Collison-Morley. The Borgias: The Hidden History is a gripping history of a tempestuous time and an infamous family.”—Shelf Awareness “Meyer brings his story of the Borgias book skills to another infamous Renaissance family, the Borgias [and] a fresh look into the machinations of power in Renaissance Italy/5(64).

This book is an excellent counterpoint to G.J. Meyers' "The Borgias: The Hidden History." Where Meyers casts a slightly more favorable light on the Borgias, who he maintains were smeared by their successors, notably Pope Julius II who was a mortal enemy of Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia)/5.

The Borgia Confessions is a compelling, informative tale set in Rome from to that tells the story of Rodrigo Borgia’s children, primarily Cesare, the Archbishop of Valencia who entered the church to please his father against his own true passion for battle and desire to become a condottiere; as well as that of Maddalena, a pious, palace servant who was not only loyal and friendly but a 4/5.

The Borgias: The Hidden History G.J. Meyer. Bantam, $30 (p) ISBN Though Meyer’s is a much better primer on the complex dynasty than the ongoing TV show The Borgias, very. One of the books that a few years ago would be suppressed, and its one of the examples of the power of the internet to keep us free to read what we wish, something the Church did not always support.

Powerful story of the Borgia Family, scary too!5/5(5). This book was alright but disappointing. It is worth a read if you are a historical fiction lover or fan of the Borgias/time period. However, right about the time that Alexander left the story, the book tanked/5.

Editor The New York Times Book Review: In your issue of June 1 your reviewer and I are rapped over the knuckles by Miss Agnes Hayes for imputed ignorance as to the Borgias. A Daily Mail Book of the Week The sensational story of the rise and fall of one of the most notorious families in history, by the author of The Medici.

The Borgias have become a byword for evil. Corruption, incest, ruthless megalomania, avarice and vicious cruelty – all have been associated with their name. Borgia has primarily been remembered as a member of the scandalous Borgia family — the daughter of the corrupt and scheming Pope Alexander VI and the sister of the immoral.

Great book about the back story of two powerful families during the Renaissance. Everyone knows the infamous Borgia's, children of Pope Alexander. Ambitious and filled with their own self worth, how much do we know about many of the spouses caught up in their political machinations/5().

Warlords, Popes, Poisoners - the true story of the Borgias, the first family of the Italian Renaissance About the Author Christopher Hibbert wrote more than fifty acclaimed books, including The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici and Rome: The Biography of a City/5(80). About The Borgias.

The startling truth behind one of the most notorious dynasties in history is revealed in a remarkable new account by the acclaimed author of The Tudors and A World ng aside the gossip, slander, and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance family and their storied milieu.

BOOK 1 Natalia Orsini has had a rough life courtesy of her Uncle. She never thought she would be saved but she was and by none other than Cesere Borgia.

The story of the Borgias by Fyvie, John at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free The story of the Borgias by Fyvie, John3/5(4). The Borgias: The Hidden History. Written by G.J. Meyer Review by Anne Clinard Barnhill.

As a follow-up to his previous book, The Tudors: A World Undone, Meyer brings his considerable skills to another infamous Renaissance family, the of the Showtime TV series The Borgias will find this book fascinating, as will any student of history. Meyer’s research has led him to rethink the Author: G.J.

Meyer. 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 power No.

of episodes: 29 (list of episodes). The Story of the Borgias The Borgias: The Hidden History The Borgias and Their Enemies: An Invisible Thread Christmas Story: A true story based on the #1 New York Times bestseller The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: The Modern Age: Audiobook (Vol.

4) (Story of the World) (v. The Showtime series "The Borgias," which I LOVE, is filled with a lot of half-truths and embellishments. They tend to mix up timelines and mesh stories to fit in with making a successful and entertaining TV show.

For instance, Cesare and Lucrezia.It is not a tale we might expect of the Borgias, but it is nevertheless a tale that is all too reflective of the amazing double-standards of the Renaissance, and is perhaps all the richer for it. Alexander Lee's book The Ugly Renaissance: Sex Disease and Excess in an Age of Beauty is published by Hutchinson.