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The Borgias

Alexandre Dumas

The Borgias

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by Alexandre Dumas

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Published by The Floating Press in [Auckland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • HISTORY / Europe / Italy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlexandre Dumas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG463.8.B7 D8613 2011eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (260 p.)
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25554510M
    ISBN 101775452646
    ISBN 109781775452645
    OCLC/WorldCa756666342


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“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().

The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay - Kindle edition by Jordan, Neil. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay/5(). This book provides, not only a chronological history of the Borgias, but alternates with chapters providing historical background and other contextual information.

But being more focused on the general chronology of the Borgias, with little in the way of discussion of what documentation is available for many of his conclusions, is what made /5.

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(64).

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. The Borgias is incredibly readable and one struggles to put it down. This is the third book this reviewer has read by the late Christopher Hibbert, the others been The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici, and The French Revolution, and it certainly will not be the last/5(80).

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). This is a fascinating, historical re-imaging of the Borgias.

HOWEVER, it is not a book that you can listen to while doing something else. Because the author takes the time to fill in the background situation, you learn as much about the history of the Italian city-states as about the Borgias.

This is very useful, because it puts the Borgias. 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. I presonally liked "The Family" by Mario Puzo, a novel.

The novel is about Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) and his family. Puzo spent over twenty years working on the book off and on, while he wrote others. It was finished by his longtime. Find Out How The Borgias Ends in New E-Book From the Series Creator.

By Kate Stanhope @katestanhope PM EDT. Jeremy : Kate Stanhope. 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.

The information about The Borgias shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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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.

Listen to the complete The Borgias book series. As always, downloaded books are yours to keep. Your first book is Free with Trial. The Borgias’ ambition was boundless; their legacy proved to be enormous. Not without reason did Machiavelli make Cesare the hero of The Prince." Economist "Historians who seek a wide readership, while giving their readers the drama they crave, must honor the historical record in all its complexity.

The Borgias presents just such a nuanced Brand: Pegasus Books. SHOWTIME and THE BORGIAS creator Neil Jordan are excited to announce the release of his new e-book, THE BORGIA APOCALYPSE, based on. Some said she was an elegant seductress. Others swore she was an incestuous murderess.

It didn’t matter what they called her. She was the most dangerous and sought-after woman in all of Rome. She was Lucrezia Borgia. Born into Rome’s notorious Borgia family, young Lucrezia led a life colored by.

About The Series. Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons Cesare and Juan and poisonously seductive daughter Lucrezia, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power.

- the Borgia family in print media. See more ideas about Books, The borgias and Cesare borgia pins. Buy The Borgias: Power and Fortune Main by Strathern, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). (The first book in the Borgias series) A novel by Kate Quinn A gripping novel about history’s most infamous family—The Borgias—and an innocent girl pulled into their treacherous rise to power, from the USA Today bestselling author of The Alice Network.

'Under Palombo’s skillful hand, the entangled world of the Borgias comes vividly to life, exposing the dark facets of class structure and the all-consuming greed that comes with ambition--and love." - Heather Webb, internationally bestselling author of Last Christmas in Paris and Meet Me in Monaco During the sweltering Roman summer ofRodrigo Borgia has risen to power as pope.

Sarah Dunant returns to the Borgias, a “flamboyant family of 15th-century clerics and cutthroats,” in her latest novel “In the Name of the Family.”. The Borgias: Power and Fortune is published by Atlantic at £ To order your copy for £20, call or visit the Telegraph Bookshop Related Topics3/5.

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Created by Neil Jordan. With Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan. In the fifteenth century, Pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war, and marriage alliances/10(K).

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/5(29). 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 UNDONE.

Sweeping 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 OF THE WEEK. THE BORGIAS: POWER AND FORTUNE by Paul Strathern (Atlantic £25, pp) Just 17 and already married, in Lucrezia Borgia began a dalliance with Pedro Calderon, a papal.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; by Alexandre Dumas; The Borgias by Alexandre Dumas. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Dumas, Alexandre, Title: The Borgias Celebrated Crimes Language: English: LoC Class: HV: Social sciences: Social.

THE BORGIAS PROLOGUE On the 8th of April,in a bedroom of the Carneggi Palace, about three miles from Florence, were three men grouped about a bed whereon a fourth lay dying.

The first of these three men, sitting at the foot of the bed, and half hidden, that he might conceal his tears, in 1/5.

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. The Borgias Power and Fortune (Book): Strathern, Paul: "The glorious and infamous history of the Borgia family--a world of saints, corrupt popes, and depraved princes and poisoners--set against the golden age of the Italian Renaissance." The Borgias.

K likes. Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons stars as the charismatic Rodrigo ers: K. About the Book. One powerful family holds a city, a faith, Giulia and her friends will need all their wits to survive in the world of the Borgias.

Other Books in "The Borgia Chronicles" The Lion and the Rose: A Novel of Borgias. Look Inside. "The Borgias, the Cenci, Urbain Grandier, the Marchioness of Brinvilliers, the Marchioness of Ganges, and the rest--what subjects for the pen of Dumas!" exclaims Garnett.

Space does not permit us to consider in detail the material here collected, although each title will be found to. The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the 15th and 16th centuries, producing two popes: Alfons de Borja, who ruled as Pope Callixtus III.

CELEBRATED CRIMES Vol I, Part 1: The Borgias There are dreadful -- perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgias of renaissance Italy, and here Dumas, author of such classics as THE THREE MUSKETEERS, in his Celebrated Crimes series, dishes up the dirt in all its ugly glory.

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Read, write reviews and more.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.