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  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 17 August 2022
  • ISBN : 0547844166
  • Page : 316 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 4 voters

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A revisionist examination of the vilified Renaissance Italy countess explores her marriage at the age of 10 into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family. A first book. 20,000 first printing.

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The Tigress of Forli

The Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 0547844166
DOWNLOAD BOOKThe Tigress of Forli

A revisionist examination of the vilified Renaissance Italy countess explores her marriage at the age of 10 into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family. A first book. 20,000 first printing.

The Tigress of Forlì

The Tigress of Forlì
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780151012992
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An examination of the Renaissance countess explores her marriage at the age of ten into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband, and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family.

Tigress of Forli

Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • ISBN : 9781781850404
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If I were to write the story of my life it would shock the world', Caterina Sforza, 1463-1509. As action packed as as a Game of Thrones novel, the complete life of one of Italy's most fearless women. Between her birth in 1463 as the illegitimate daughter of the Duke of Milan, and her death in 1509 as a member of the powerful Medici family, the life of Caterina Sforza crossed the firmament of Renaissance Italy like a shooting star. She was

Lucrezia Borgia

Lucrezia Borgia
  • Author : Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • Publisher : Vita Histria
  • Release Date : 2020-05-19
  • ISBN : 9781592110742
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Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries. While her marriage alliances helped advance the political objectives of the papacy, she also held the office of Governor of Spoleto, a role normally reserved for Cardinals, making her one of the most powerful and dynamic female figures of the Renaissance. Among the

Murder of a Medici Princess

Murder of a Medici Princess
  • Author : Caroline P. Murphy
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-04-18
  • ISBN : 9780198042907
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In Murder of a Medici Princess, Caroline Murphy illuminates the brilliant life and tragic death of Isabella de Medici, one of the brightest stars in the dazzling world of Renaissance Italy, the daughter of Duke Cosimo I, ruler of Florence and Tuscany. Murphy is a superb storyteller, and her fast-paced narrative captures the intrigue, the scandal, the romantic affairs, and the violence that were commonplace in the Florentine court. She brings to life an extraordinary woman, fluent in five languages,

Daughters of Alchemy

Daughters of Alchemy
  • Author : Meredith K. Ray
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-06
  • ISBN : 9780674425897
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Meredith Ray shows that women were at the vanguard of empirical culture during the Scientific Revolution. They experimented with medicine and alchemy at home and in court, debated cosmological discoveries in salons and academies, and in their writings used their knowledge of natural philosophy to argue for women’s intellectual equality to men.

The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior

The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
  • Author : Paul Strathern
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2009-09-29
  • ISBN : 9780553906899
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Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Cesare Borgia—three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history. They could not have been more different, and they would meet only for a short time in 1502, but the events that transpired when they did would significantly alter each man’s perceptions—and the course of Western history. In 1502, Italy was riven by conflict, with the city of Florence as the ultimate prize. Machiavelli, the consummate

The Ugly Renaissance

The Ugly Renaissance
  • Author : Alexander Lee
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release Date : 2015-10-27
  • ISBN : 9780345802927
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A survey of the darker cultural elements that shaped the works of Renaissance-era master artists reveals the power politics, bigotry and corruption that overshadowed period Italy. 40,000 first printing.