The Borgias: The Rise and Fall of a Renaissance Dynasty

The Borgias: The Rise and Fall of a Renaissance Dynasty

by Michael Mallett MALLETT
     
 

Fact is deftly sorted from fiction in this description of the incredible rise of the Borgias from obscurity to the very center of the Renaissance.
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Fact is deftly sorted from fiction in this description of the incredible rise of the Borgias from obscurity to the very center of the Renaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897332385
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/1987
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction9
1. The Renaissance Papacy17
2. The Papal States in the Fifteenth Century30
3. The Vatican and the Papal Court50
4. Calixtus III67
5. Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia90
6. Alexander VI: The Election and Early Years 1492-4117
7. The Borgias under Pressure, 1494-8144
8. The Borgia Advance, 1498-1502172
9. The Borgia Zenith, 1502-3202
10. Borgia Government219
11. The Death of Alexander251
12. The Borgia Dynasty266
13. St Francis and the Borjas of Gandia282
Genealogical Tables301
Notes315
Select Bibliography339
Index355

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