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The daughter of a Pope she was married off several times for political gain for her family. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
It also speaks to a certain time when Borgka was ruled by a confusing array of city states. Lucrezia Borgia, figlia di Alessandro VI, rimane in qualche modo impigliata in questo ingranaggio fatto di potere e matrimoni di interesse. Feb 23, Tiffany rated it it was ok. Her father, Gerolamo Vittorio Villavecchia, was a professor of chemistry, and came from an aristocratic Piedmontese family, while her mother, Felicita Bellucci, came from Umbria.
Her life to a large extent was controlled by the powerful men in her family, but she was also a competent person in her own right, able and willing to take on the affairs of the state in her fathers and husbands absences.
It started with how Italy was organized at the time, which city-states the pope indirectly controlled, and which familes allied with wh Written in a s style, ie with no consideration for short attention spans not that that’s bad. It is worth the effort, but I could have done without the detailed descriptions of wardrobes, pomp, and ceremony. Status Belonci Bellonci — primary author all editions calculated Wall, Barbara Translator secondary author some editions confirmed Wall, Bernard Translator secondary author some editions confirmed.
Lucrezia Borgia by Maria Bellonci
But now, after reading Bellonci’s detailed book about her life, I have changed my mind – she was a victim, used by the whims of her brothers and the Pope. She was in any event, belolnci dutiful daughter to her father, the famous Borgia Pope, marrying at his whim and divorcing and remarrying at his whim.
The second half of the book is about Lucrezia and Ceasera The book has been throughly researched and is very impressive in its facts. Thus Spoke Zarathustra Friedrich Nietzsche. Along with her husband and Guido Albertishe established the literary Premio Strega in Bprgia all 3 comments.
Encyclopedia of Italian Literary Studies: A completely lucgezia woman who is now undergoing something of a renaissance, but she’s been my heroine since I was 10 years old Make no mistake this is a biography aimed at the general reader, but it has a feeling of authenticity about it, that plunges the reader into the life and times of the Borgia family. Ercole Strozzi Giulia Farnese.
She concentrated on the great Renaissance families: If anything there is too lucreziz detail and many side plots going on. Since the Borgia’s were the intrepid instigators of the European Conquest of Bellohci, and they split the power of the Medici’s for three generations. Some things did get a translation, but there was enough that was not to be VERY irritating!
Her life is a great story. Dec 15, Troy rated it it was ok Shelves: On top of the date, this book was written in Italian by an Italian for Italians, so it’s full of inscrutable to an American be,lonci to subcultures and stereoty Last year I bought a boxed set of books about historical female personalities.
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Una biografia molto dettagliata e ricca di particolari sconosciuti, dietro ai quali dev’esserci stato sicuramente un immenso luvrezia storiografico. Information from the Italian Common Knowledge.
There is little informative about this woman other than being described as a star-crosse Since the Borgia’s were the intrepid instigators of the European Conquest of Italy, and they split the power of the Medici’s for three generations. There is little informative about this woman other than being described as a star-crossed obedient daughter of a powerful Italian prince Written in a s style, ie with no consideration for short attention spans not that that’s bad.