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Author Bradford, Sarah, 1938-

Title Lucrezia Borgia : life, love and death in Renaissance Italy / Sarah Bradford.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Borgia,L BRA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxvi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Originally published: London: Viking, 2004.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A sympathetic portrait of the infamous Renaissance woman discusses her origins as the illegitimate child of Pope Alexander VI, forced first marriage at the age of thirteen, increasing power over the course of two subsequent marriages, and shrewd choices in the face of the era's political struggles.
Contents Part one: The pope's daughter 1480-1501 -- Part two: Duchess of Ferrara 1502-19
Subject Borgia, Lucrezia, 1480-1519.
Alexander VI, Pope, 1431-1503 -- Family.
Borgia, Cesare, 1476?-1507 -- Family.
Nobility -- Italy -- Papal States -- Biography.
Papal States -- History -- 1417-1605.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 0143035959 (pbk.)
9780143035954 (pbk.)
0670033537 (hc.)
9780670033539 (hc.)

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