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The crimes of the Borgias and others

The crimes of the Borgias and others

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the French.

Other titlesThe Borgias., The Cenci., Joan of Naples., The Countess de Saint-Géran.
Statementby Alexandre Dumas.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 428, 40p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17449661M

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This edition of Dumas’ The Celebrated Crimes Collection is specially formatted with a Table of Contents and 5/5(1). The Crimes of the Borgias, and Others by Alexandre Dumas. Publication date Publisher Macmillan Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

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In the 15th and 16th century Italy, the Borgias dominated /5. The Crimes of the Borgias, and Others by Alexandre Dumas. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written notes.

CELEBRATED CRIMES Vol I, Part 1: The Borgias There are dreadful -- perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgias of renaissance Italy, and here Dumas, author of such classics as THE THREE MUSKETEERS, in his Celebrated Crimes series, dishes up the dirt in all its ugly glory.

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Seller Inventory # APC   BOOK OF THE WEEK. THE BORGIAS: POWER AND FORTUNE by Paul Strathern (Atlantic £25, pp) Just 17 and already married, in Lucrezia Borgia began a dalliance with Pedro Calderon, a papal. The name Borgias, the powerful Spanish family which gave two popes to the Roman Church during the midth century - Callistus III and his nephew Alexander VI - is a name synonymous with controversy and intrigue.

But perhaps only a few know the truth about this. One of the most widely read French authors famed for his historical fiction of high adventure, Alexandre Dumas () wrote more than a hundred plays and novels, including the famous Three Musketeers trilogy, The Count of Monte Cristo, and The Man in the Iron books have been translated into more than languages.

The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique.

They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from. Machiavelli’s The Prince is a book utterly embedded in the consciousness of our society. The book is essentially a treatise on how to get and maintain political power, especially if you want to do so in immoral and sneaky ways and is based on the life of Cesare Borgia.

I presonally liked "The Family" by Mario Puzo, a novel. The novel is about Pope Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia) and his family. Puzo spent over twenty years working on the book off and on, while he wrote others.

It was finished by his longtime. Nonetheless, the secretive, unscrupulous Borgias had many enemies, and Cesare’s position was drastically weakened by his father’s death in His lands were confiscated, and he was twice imprisoned before his death during a siege in Lucrezia managed to outlive her family’s infamy and died an estimable lady of Ferrara in Selected Crimes: Alexandre Dumas (père) The Borgias The most famous crimes and criminals from European history Buy on Amazon: Digital edition [Other books by A.

Dumas] "Roderigo Borgia had the reputation of a dissolute man. For the Romans there was nothing new in the singular situation of a pope with a mistress and five children.

The. Buy books online and find book series such as A Novel of the Borgias written by Jean Plaidy from Others swore she was an incestuous murderess. It didn’t matter what they called her. She was the most dangerous and sought-after.

Ellen Lloyd - - Murder, greed, lust for power, political intrigue, scandals, incest, and corruption are the reasons why the House of Borgia easily became the most infamous family of Renaissance Italy.

The Renaissance was an intriguing period in Europe, and the history of the Borgia family was equally ‘colorful’, and lively. INTRODUCTION The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique.

They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from the pen of Alexandre Dumas, pere, when he was not "the elder," nor yet the author of D'Artagnan or Monte Cristo, but was a rising young dramatist and a lion in the literary set and world of fashion.

The real family behind the Showtime's \ News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The careful, mature reader, for whom the books are intended, will recognize, and allow for, this fact.

(from publisher's note) The first volume comprises the annals of the Borgias and the Cenci. The name of the noted and notorious Florentine family has become a synonym for intrigue and violence, and yet the Borgias have not been without stanch.

Buy a cheap copy of The Borgias and Their Enemies: book by Christopher Hibbert. Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in--the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance--to life. The name Borgia is Free Shipping on all orders over $ The House of Borgia (/ ˈ b ɔːr (d) ʒ ə / BOR-zhə, BOR-jə, Italian: ; Spanish and Aragonese: Borja; Valencian: Borja [ˈbɔɾdʒa]) was a Spanish-Aragonese noble family, which rose to prominence during the Italian Renaissance.

They were from Aragon, the surname being a toponymic from the town of Borja, then in the Crown of Aragon, in Spain.

The Borgias became prominent in ecclesiastical. 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.

Sweeping aside the gossip, slander and distortion that have shrouded the Borgias for centuries, G. Meyer offers an unprecedented portrait of the infamous Renaissance family and their storied milieu. Borgia Family, Spanish Borja, descendants of a noble line, originally from Valencia, Spain, that established roots in Italy and became prominent in ecclesiastical and political affairs in the s and s.

The house of the Borgias produced two popes and many other political and church leaders. Some members of the family became known for their treachery. About this Item: Bantam Books. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Books on Borgia Pagina 1 Author Main Char Title Place Date [Davenport, Edward Davies] General The Borgias; or, Italy in the Fifteenth Century.

An Historical Drama London A & E Television Network non-book Lucrezia Borgia Pretty Poison (video) New York NY Alfano, Carla e Garín Llombart, Felipe V. (eds.) General I Borgia Roma 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. Get this from a library. The Borgias: celebrated crimes.

[Alexandre Dumas; Borgia (Family:] -- The family of the House of Borgia are remembered for their corrupt rule during the period when one of them, Rodrigo Borgia, was Pope.

This text was taken from a series of essays on famous criminals. Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1: The Borgias and The Cenci Alexandre DUMAS ( - ), translated by George Burnham IVES ( - ) Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent scenes of a violent time.

The Borgias is a historical-fiction drama television series created by Neil Jordan; it debuted in and was canceled in The series is set in Renaissance-era Italy and follows the Borgia family in their scandalous ascension to the papacy.

Mercilessly cruel and defiantly decadent, the Borgias use bribery, simony, intimidation and murder in their relentless quest for wealth and power. The Borgias were accused of a catalogue of sins, among them murder, incest, poisoning and bewitching.

They are also infamously associated with all manner of sexual depravity. The most notorious and sordid tale was the ‘Banquet of Chestnuts’ in – a mass orgy supposedly held by Cesare in Rome, and featuring 50 naked prostitutes who. The careful, mature reader, for whom the books are intended, will recognize, and allow for, this fact.

The first volume comprises the annals of the Borgias. The name of the noted and notorious Florentine family has become a synonym for intrigue and violence, and yet the Borgias have not been without stanch defenders in history. Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children.

The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent scenes of a violent time. In some instances facts appear distorted out of their true perspective, and in others the author makes unwarranted charges.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Borgias I loved this book. It held my interest throughout.

I made myself space it out over three days reading because I just didn't want it to end. Absolutely LOVED that it was over 3, pages, so few online books are. My favorite type of read and this author didn't disappoint. “The Borgias” was created, executive produced and written (in part) by director Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview With the Vampire), and the series was greenlit while Showtime was.

About The Series. Oscar® winner Jeremy Irons stars in The Borgias the saga of history's most infamous crime family. Conspiring with his ruthless sons Cesare and Juan and poisonously seductive daughter Lucrezia, the charismatic Rodrigo Borgia will let nothing and no one stand in the way of his relentless quest for wealth and power.

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A World Undone: The Story of the Great World War, – Though Meyer’s is a much better primer on the complex dynasty than the ongoing TV show The Borgias, very little of.