Borgia


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Synonyms for Borgia

Italian pope whose nepotism put the Borgia family in power in Italy (1378-1458)

Italian noblewoman and patron of the arts (1480-1519)

Italian cardinal and military leader

Pope and father of Cesare Borgia and Lucrezia Borgia (1431-1503)

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"Gentlemen," he cried, "let me introduce you to the famous black pearl of the Borgias."
The Renaissance Popes: Culture, Power and the Making of the Borgia Myth.
L'autrice ha impresso al volume un carattere profondamente interdisciplinare, passando in rassegna con opportuna vivacita campi diversi, ma collegati come la musica, la poesia, la storia, e il teatro, cercando di ricostruire la complessa rete di rapporti che, nelle grandi e piccole corti fra Firenze e Mantova, legava fra di loro letterati maggiori e minori come Agnolo Poliziano, Veronica Gambara, Niccolo Lelio Cosmico o Mario Equicola, con personaggi storici come Lorenzo De'Medici, il Savonarola o Lucrezia Borgia. Attraverso questa stimolante opera di ricostruzione, si e cercato di evocare il fervido interscambio politico-culturale che, tra il XV e XVI secolo, animava le corti maggiori di Ferrara, Firenze e Mantova e quelle periferiche di Correggio e Gazzuolo.
The Irish actor has also signed up to a thriller based in 15th Century Italy called Borgia with Scarlett Johansson.
This is becoming a bit of a trend for Scarlett as she has charmed the painter Vermeer in The Girl With A Pearl Earring and will soon be seen as Lucrezia Borgia in Neil Jordan's historical epic Borgia.
The cardinal's hat; money, ambition, and everyday life in the court of a Borgia prince.
The Ammerland colours have already made their mark at the highest level, as both Boreal and Borgia won the German Derby.
This is a very masculine world, since evidently Ferrara did not produce a single female writer in the Quattrocento acquainted with "misser Francesco." Women enter Pantano's pages only infrequently and fleetingly, as the ruler's wife (Eleonora of Aragon, Lucrezia Borgia) or ideal recipients of verse collections (Giovanni Marrasio's Angelinetum, Basinio da Parma's Liber Isottaeus).
Family head Rodrigo Borgia became the Pope and then put his illegitimate offspring into positions of power.
Borgia, about the murderous mediaeval Italian clan, was not due to start filming until September.
CHRISTINA RICCI is in negotiations to star in historical Italian drama Borgia, which is directed by NEIL JORDAN.
McGregor, 30, will appear in the movie Borgia, directed by Neil Jordan, which is due to start shooting this summer.
For more than a decade, Patricelli's mentor at Maryland, behavioral ecologist Gerald Borgia, has been sending research teams to a forested valley in New South Wales, Australia.