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The Scarlet City : a Novel of 16th Century Italy.

Author: Hella S Haasse
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although he bears one of the most notorious names in all of Italy, Giovanni Borgia doesn't know his parentage. Hella Haasse uses the Italian Wars as a backdrop for Giovanni's agonizing quest for his identity. Set against the backdrop of the Italian wars, this novel seeks to unravel the puzzle of Giovanni Borgia's true identity. Machiavelli, Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, the Borgias and the Medici are some of the  Read more...
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Haasse, Hella S.
Scarlet City : A Novel of 16th Century Italy.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hella S Haasse
ISBN: 9781613734520 1613734522
OCLC Number: 908100601
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chronology: The Italian Wars; I. Giovanni Borgia; II. Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia; III. Michelangelo Buonarroti; IV. Vittoria Colonna; V. Niccolò Machiavelli to Francesco Guicciardini; VI. Giovanni Borgia; VII. Vittoria Colonna; VIII. Francesco Guicciardini to Niccolò Machiavelli; IX. Giovanni Borgia; X. Pietro Aretino and Giovanni Borgia; XI. Tullia d'Aragona; XII. Vittoria Colonna; XIII. Giovanni Borgia; XIV. Niccolò Machiavelli and Francesco Guicciardini; XV. Tullia d'Aragona; XVI. Giovanni Borgia. XVII. Francesco Guicciardini and Niccolò MachiavelliXVIII. Michelangelo Buonarroti; XIX. Giovanni Borgia; XX. Vittoria Colonna; XXI. Giovanni Borgia.
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Although he bears one of the most notorious names in all of Italy, Giovanni Borgia doesn't know his parentage. Hella Haasse uses the Italian Wars as a backdrop for Giovanni's agonizing quest for his identity. Set against the backdrop of the Italian wars, this novel seeks to unravel the puzzle of Giovanni Borgia's true identity. Machiavelli, Vittoria Colonna, Michelangelo, the Borgias and the Medici are some of the characters who inhabit the secretive and dangerous world of sixteenth century Rome.

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