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The Renaissance popes : culture, power and the making of the Borgia myth

Author: Gerard Noel
Publisher: London : Constable, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Renaissance Popes were statesmen, warriors, patrons of the arts - as well as churchmen. A survey of the colourful reigns of the seventeen Renaissance Popes and his examination of the great Borgia myth, this work aims to bring to light the true legacy - political, artistic, and religious - of an extraordinary time.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Borgia family.; Borgia; Borgia family.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Noel
ISBN: 1845293436 9781845293437
OCLC Number: 74551216
Description: ix, 403 pages, [8] pages of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: Popes of the early Renaissance --
Pope Alexander VI --
Popes of the High Renaissance and Counter-Reformation.
Responsibility: Gerard Noel.

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Between the years of 1447 (Nicholas V) and 1572 (Pius V), Rome was transformed from a ruined Medieval city. This survey of the colourful reigns of the seventeen Renaissance Popes and examination of  Read more...

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