The Borgias [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Borgias are the most infamous family of Italian Renaissance , and their history normally hinges around three key individuals: Rodrigo Borgia, his son Cesare and daughter Lucrezia. Thanks to the actions of them, the family name is associated with greed, power, lust and murder.
The patriarch Rodrigo later known as Alexander VI, was the vice-chancellor, and became Pope in 1492, with the death of the Pope.
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The Borgias

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Overview

The Borgias are the most infamous family of Italian Renaissance , and their history normally hinges around three key individuals: Rodrigo Borgia, his son Cesare and daughter Lucrezia. Thanks to the actions of them, the family name is associated with greed, power, lust and murder.
The patriarch Rodrigo later known as Alexander VI, was the vice-chancellor, and became Pope in 1492, with the death of the Pope.
Rodrigo put all his work together with a huge amount of bribes and was elected Alexander VI.
Cesare became a cardinal in 1493,and played a central rol in the intrigues of Rome. He was so clever and manipulative, that is contemporary Nicholas Machiavelli, based his masterpiece "The Prince" in his personality.
Lucrezia Borgia played an important role, managing key alliances with her marriages.
Alexander Dumas father, wrote an amazing novel exploring the lives of these characters, their intrigues, and famous rumors, such as incest between Cesare and Lucrezia
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781625394088
  • Publisher: Waxkeep Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 866,090
  • File size: 771 KB

Meet the Author

Author of The Man in the Iron Mask, The Three Musketeers, and The Borgias.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2012

    Interesting read

    I liked the book, my only issue is either the translation or ebook version needed some heavy editing. The same word, used in various places in the book was spelled two different ways, God and Gad both appear in the text.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2011

    not recomended

    This book is boring.

    2 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    The Borgias

    Disgustingly full of typos. Overly descriptive. Not a very enjoyable reading experience.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Tammi

    Sat down and waited.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Kris

    This truth or dare?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Jace

    Uhm, whoever told me to fuq someone here is weird and gross. Please leave me alone whoever you are, perv.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Lyra

    ((There should be anime truth or dare.))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    To all

    Post your deepest darkest fears at "fear" result 1

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Shinx

    Shinx looked around, pulling out his bow and gripping an arrow, pulling the long cord of the bow and shooting the arrow. It flew, peircing through the target; a bullseye.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Flame

    Bbl to join

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Hope

    "Hope it is me!This is funny!"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    T

    He legit giggles. "Must be!"

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Marlin

    "Don't you dare kiss me." He jokes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Cale Fox Correction

    *Empty cup

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2014

    Sky

    Good morning

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    He|| Hounds

    The first one backed away at the sight of sara, growling. The second one shrieked in pain and leapt away to its hole in the gtound. "Trumble evan douglas, we will be back for you..." the sky returned to its sunny state. All traces of he|| hound diseared.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Jordan

    *Nods.*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Axios

    Helped you up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 12, 2014

    Marlin 4

    ((I LOVE THAT SONG!))

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