3 edition of Lucrezia Borgia found in the catalog.
|Statement||altered from the French prose drama of Victor Hugo, and adapted for the English stage by William Young|
|Series||English and American drama of the nineteenth century|
|Contributions||Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||102|
'Lucrezia Borgia' is a drama by Victor Hugo. The French writer finished it in The historical work portrays the Renaissance-era Italian aristocrat Lucrezia Borgia. The libretto of Donizetti's opera 'Lucrezia Borgia' was based on Hugo's play. Oct 22, · Lucrezia Borgia: Life, Love and Death in Renaissance Italy by Sarah Bradford pp, Penguin, £ It says something about the reputation of the Borgia family that when, one hot day in .
Title The Lucrezia Borgia of journalism Summary Illustration shows William Randolph Hearst, wearing a bright yellow dress, as Lucrezia Borgia painting poison from pots labeled "Slander, Riot, Scandal, Malice, [and] Spite" on various newspapers labeled "San Francisco Examiner, New York Journal, Boston American, [and] New York American" that are scattered on the floor; a large pot labeled. Jun 01, · Lucrezia Borgia was the third child of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia and his favourite mistress, Vannozza dei Cattanei. At her birth, her father consulted an astrologer who foretold of a remarkable future. Born in , her name and that of her family would be vilified down the centuries.
For fans of Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, bestselling author C. W. Gortner effortlessly weaves history and drama in this captivating novel about one of the world’s most notorious families. Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias fascinated and terrorized fifteenth-century Renaissance Italy, and Lucrezia Borgia, beloved daughter of the pope, was at the center of the dynasty’s ambitions. The subject--Lucrezia Borgia, illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI--was obviously well-researched and the text based upon documents maintained in Italian archives, including at the Vatican. I learned a lot about Italian history of the period, social life, and the role/plight of women by reading this excellent erum-c.com by: 4.
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This book is filled with all kinds of interesting and factual information about the Borgia Family. The first half of the book is mostly about the Pope Alexander VI and the Borgia boys and men but it does explain a lot about Lucrezias' early life and erum-c.com by: 3.
Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Borgias: The Lives and Legacies of Rodrigo, Cesare, and Lucrezia Borgia.
Dec 01, · A disclosure of Lucrezia Borgia as a very intelligent woman thrust into the political and religious period of the 16th century. It was a book of beautiful and brutal history and sadness, opulence and deprivation, justice and betrayal.
Most of all it was the history of human beings love affairs and the lives of true spirited peoples/5(21). Lucrezia Borgia is one of the most interesting and misunderstood women in world history.
This book does a very good job at shedding light on who she actually was, the people who surrounded her, and the time in which she lived, in an enjoyable, light-read way/5. Originally published in an abridged translation, Although Lucrezia Borgia was a daughter of Pope Alexander VI and chiefly remembered as a raven-haired poisoner, Bellonci depicts a passionate woman moving uncertainly through the papal court and the intrigues, ambitions, and political chicanery that swirled about her/5.
This is a good, thorough biography of Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, from her beginnings as a 'Borgia daughter' to her end as the Duchess of Ferrara. Bradford discusses Lucrezia's life, relationships, marriages, births, and affairs using plenty of primary sources and where necessary engages with and debates the work of other writers who work with this period/5.
Mar 06, · What makes The Vatican Princess stand out is its sympathetic portrayal of Lucrezia Borgia. This book traced Lucrezia's development from a semi-innocent teen imbued with love for her father Rodrigo (Pope Alexander VI) and her brother Cesare to a disillusioned woman scarred by tragedy and her family's scheming/5().
Dec 03, · Who Was Lucrezia Borgia. Lucrezia Borgia was the daughter of future pope Alexander VI, and her three marriages into influential families helped build the political power of her own family. Oct 25, · The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs.
Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new portrait, the truth is far more fascinating than the myth/5. Biography of Lucrezia Borgia, Daughter of Pope Alexander VI Lucrezia Borgia (April 18, –June 24, ) was the illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) by one of his mistresses.
She had three political marriages, arranged for her family's. Lucrezia Borgia, Italian noblewoman and a central figure of the infamous Borgia family of the Italian Renaissance. Daughter of Pope Alexander VI and sister of Cesare, she is often accused of sharing in their many crimes and excesses but was more likely just an instrument for their ambitious projects.
Lucrezia Borgia is a melodramatic opera in a prologue and two acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto after the play Lucrezia Borgia by Victor Hugo, in its turn after the legend of Lucrezia Borgia. Lucrezia Borgia was first performed on 26 December at La Scala, Milan.
Lucrezia Borgia by Sarah Bradford Book Resume: Discusses the infamous Renaissance woman's origins as the illegitimate child of Pope Alexander VI, forced first marriage at the age of thirteen, increasing power during two subsequent marriages, and role in the era's political struggles.
The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs.
Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking new portrait, the truth is far more fascinating than the myth. The stories about the Lucrezia Borgia's life - ruthless manipulator, possessor of a poison ring, sexual predator - often overshadow the more nuanced and fascinating story of her life.
She was born on April 18,the illegitimate daughter of future Pope Alexander VI, then Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia and his long-time mistress Vannozza dei Cattanei/5(5). May 05, · In every case, Faunce portrays [Lucrezia] believably, with wit and sensitivity.”--Library Journal Hundreds of years after her death, Lucrezia Borgia remains one of the most enigmatic and notorious women of history, accused of incest, of poisoning her /5.
Bradford's zest for this era is contagious, and the book would make a great gift for any young woman.
— USA Today Deirdre Donahue. Historians who have attempted to rescue Lucrezia Borgia from her legend as a poisoner who slept with both her father, Pope Alexander VI, and her brother, Cesare Borgia, have mostly described her as a erum-c.com: $ Among the first books to employ historical methods to move beyond myth and romance that had obscured the fascinating story of Lucrezia Borgia was the biography written by the noted German historian Ferdinand Gregorovius.
Ferdinand Gregorovius () was one of the preeminent scholars of the Italian Renaissance. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works. Preface. This book will acquaint you with the life of Lucrezia Borgia, one of the most significant women of the Renaissance.
She was the daughter of a pope: this fact alone makes her an extraordinary subject for her biographers, as her existence is somewhat scandalous by itself. The House of Borgia (/ Gioffre Borgia (–), son of Pope Alexander VI and younger brother of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia. He married Sancha of Aragon, daughter of Alfonso II of Naples, Rath, John R.
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The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews. So much so for 99% of the book that Lucrezia's decision making and/or motivations the final few pages left me a 5/5(7).Nov 01, · Book Overview The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance—incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs.5/5(5).