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As tensions mount, Damiata enlists the help of Niccolo Machiavelli, a minor Florentine diplomat with a keen insight into human nature, and Leonardo da Vinci, a cunning and resourceful military engineer employed by Cesare Borgia, Juan's younger brother, to help her solve the mystery.
A 1949 Hollywood film The Prince of Foxes starred Orson Welles as Cesare Borgia and seems to have captured the spirit of those times .
The Lovers of Yvonne was published in 1902, and its positive reception paved the way for Sabatini to become one of the most successful novelists of the 1920s and 1930s, penning, "in florid style and with an enormous vocabulary" as Knight puts it, such classics as the aforementioned Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution (1921), which launched his international career, Captain Blood: His Odyssey (1922), and Venetian Masque (1934), along with biographical works: The Life of Cesare Borgia (1911) and Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition (1913) as well as plays, articles, and translations.
Francois Arnaud plays son Cesare Borgia, whose teenage sister Lucrezia (Holliday Granger) was one of his obsessions.
One of the most famous sinners would be Cesare Borgia, whom Walsh treats under "Exes," since he resigned the cardinalate to marry.
Bitter envy turned the Bible's Cain and Pope Alexander VI's son Cesare Borgia into fratricidal killers.
Rodrigo Borgia/Pope Alexander VI Jeremy Irons Cesare Borgia Francois Arnaud Lucrezia Borgia Holliday Grainger Vanozza Joanne Whalley Giulia Farnese Lotte Verbeek Juan Borgia David Oakes Micheletto Sean Harris Johannes Burchard Simon McBurney Joffre Borgia Aidan Alexander Savonarola Steven Berkoff Cardinal Della Rovere Colm Feore With: Derek Jacobi.
The Ground Is Burning is a historical novel that takes for its principal characters three of the most important Italian figures in the early 16th century: Cesare Borgia, the aristocrat, nobleman and political schemer; Leonardo da Vinci, the artistic genius; and Niccolo Machiavelli, the writer, philosopher and thinker.
THE Ground Is Burning is a historical novel which takes for its principal characters three of the most important Italian figures in the early 16th century: Cesare Borgia, the aristocrat, nobleman and political schemer; Leonardo da Vinci, the artistic genius; and Niccolo Machiavelli, the writer, philosopher and thinker.
Caterina Sforza (1462/63-1509) has long been studied as an astute political figure who ruled for twelve years as regent for her young son, only to be defeated by the army of Cesare Borgia.
Jaffa and Bloom disagree in their final assessments of whether the Duke is more a philosopher-king than a Cesare Borgia.
Cesare Borgia (1475-1507), backed by his father Pope Alexander VI (1431-1503), was leading a military campaign whose aim was to carve out his own personal princedom.
It represents Andreotti and his court like that of Cesare Borgia or Cosimo di Medici, Italy's other sometimes-philanthropic gangsters, after a superficial make-over.
Especially useful are Delio Proverbio's identification of many of Federico's Hebrew manuscripts as booty taken from a Jewish merchant of Volterra, and Martin Davies's painstaking reconstruction of the duke's lost collection of 51 printed books, which were listed in an early inventory and perhaps plundered by Cesare Borgia in 1502.