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The Borgias : the hidden history, G.J. Meyer

Label
The Borgias : the hidden history
Title
The Borgias
Title remainder
the hidden history
Statement of responsibility
G.J. Meyer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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." Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance family and their storied milieu
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 945/.060922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Borgias : the hidden history, G.J. Meyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-455) and index
Contents
One whom all did fear -- Alonso: from out of nowhere. A most improbable pope ; Surprises, disappointments, hope ; Pope and king, friends no more ; Family matters ; The end of the beginning -- Rodrigo: a long apprenticeship. Surviving ; Pius II : troubles rumored and real ; Paul II : the poisoned chalice ; Sixtus IV : disturbing the peace ; Innocent VIII : plumbing the depths -- Alexander: pope at last. The best man for the job ; The coming of the French ; The French depart ; A shattering loss ; Valentino -- Cesare: Caesar or nothing. The landscape changes ; Conqueror ; "Longing for greatness and renown" ; Settling scores ; Man of destiny -- Alone -- Aftermath -- Examining old assumptions
Control code
2012037777
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxx, 478 p.
Isbn
9780345526915
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012037777
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
Label
The Borgias : the hidden history, G.J. Meyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [451]-455) and index
Contents
One whom all did fear -- Alonso: from out of nowhere. A most improbable pope ; Surprises, disappointments, hope ; Pope and king, friends no more ; Family matters ; The end of the beginning -- Rodrigo: a long apprenticeship. Surviving ; Pius II : troubles rumored and real ; Paul II : the poisoned chalice ; Sixtus IV : disturbing the peace ; Innocent VIII : plumbing the depths -- Alexander: pope at last. The best man for the job ; The coming of the French ; The French depart ; A shattering loss ; Valentino -- Cesare: Caesar or nothing. The landscape changes ; Conqueror ; "Longing for greatness and renown" ; Settling scores ; Man of destiny -- Alone -- Aftermath -- Examining old assumptions
Control code
2012037777
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxx, 478 p.
Isbn
9780345526915
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012037777
Other physical details
col. ill., maps

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