The Borgias and Their Enemies, 1431-1519 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christopher Hibbert

The Borgias and Their Enemies, 1431-1519 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christopher Hibbert year 2009
  • Book name: The Borgias and Their Enemies, 1431-1519
  • Author: Christopher Hibbert
  • Release date: 2009/11/12
  • Publisher: CENGAGE LEARNING, INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780547247816
  • Rating: 9.11 of 10
  • Votes: 441
  • Review by: Zander Curtis
  • Review rating: 7.59 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/22
  • Total pages: 328
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in-the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance-to life.The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption, nepotism, and greed that were rife in Renaissance Italy. The powerful, voracious Rodrigo Borgia, better known to history as Pope Alexander VI, was the central figure of the dynasty. Two of his seven papal offspring also rose to power and fame-Lucrezia Borgia, his daughter, whose husband was famously murdered by her brother, and that brother, Cesare, who served as the model for Niccol Machiavelli's The Prince. Notorious for seizing power, wealth, land, and titles through bribery, marriage, and murder, the dynasty's dramatic rise from its Spanish roots to its occupation of the highest position in Renaissance society forms a gripping tale. Erudite, witty, and always insightful, Hibbert removes the layers of myth around the Borgia family and creates a portrait alive with his superb sense of character and place.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H13M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Historical, Political & Military, European History, Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700
  • Available formats: TXT, JPG, WORD, HTMLZ, DOC, PDF, EPUB, RTF. Compressed in BZ, ZIP, RAR, AZW4, CHM
  • Download servers: Microsoft OneDrive, BitShare, Torrent, Teamplace, Google Drive
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 136x200x21mm
  • Weight: 313g
  • Printed by: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Published in: Boston, United States
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