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The deadly sisterhood : a story of women, power and intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527

Author: Leonie Frieda
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book is one of drama on a grand scale, a Renaissance epic, as Christendom emerged from the shadows of the calamitous 14th century. The sweeping tale involves inspired and corrupt monarchs, the finest thinkers, the most brilliant artists, and the greatest beauties in Christendom.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonie Frieda
ISBN: 9780297852087 0297852086
OCLC Number: 819456765
Description: xi, 403 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Story of women, power and intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527
Responsibility: Leonie Frieda.
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The women who wielded the real power behind the throne in Renaissance Italy.  Read more...

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