House of Borgia: A Captivating Guide to the Borgias and Their Feuds with the Medici Family, Sforza Dynasty, and Girolamo Savonarola, Captivating History
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House of Borgia: A Captivating Guide to the Borgias and Their Feuds with the Medici Family, Sforza Dynasty, and Girolamo Savonarola

Author: Captivating History

Narrator: Jay Herbert

Unabridged: 3 hr 14 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Findaway Voices

Published: 07/13/2023

Genre: History - Europe - Italy

Synopsis

The History of the House of Borgia: The Infamous Family of the Italian Renaissance!

Do you know the WHOLE story of the House of Borgia—from their rise from obscurity to the highest echelons of European society? The family produced two popes and a saint, but they are more known for stories of murder, debauchery, and incest. What is accurate, and what is just slander? Were the Borgias worse than any other powerful family of the time? Was Rodrigo Borgia, who became Pope Alexander VI, a monster? Was his son Cesare a psychopath? Was his daughter Lucrezia a murderous temptress?

In this audiobook, you will learn the answers to these questions and more about the following:

The origins of the House of Borgia in SpainThe rise of the first Borgia pope, Callixtus IIIThe power struggles between the great houses of Italy: the Borgia, the Sforza, the Medici, the Orsini, and the Colonna, among othersThe character of the infamous Rodrigo Borgia, Pope Alexander VIThe fiery battle between the Borgias and Friar Savonarola that ended in death and ruinThe reality of Cesare Borgia and his attempts to carve out his own kingdomThe real story of Lucrezia BorgiaThe role Christopher Columbus and Machiavelli played in the story of the Borgias, along with the monarchs of Spain, France, and NaplesHow the Borgias helped shape the Renaissance and the future of EuropeHow a descendant of the Borgias became a revered saint in the Catholic ChurchAnd so much more!

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