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A History of the Borgias #2020

A History of the Borgias This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age it may contain imperfections such as marks notations marginalia and flawed pages Because

  • Title: A History of the Borgias
  • Author: Frederick Rolfe
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A History of the Borgias By Frederick Rolfe, This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature KessingerThis scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing s Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world s literature Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard to find books with something of interest for everyone

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    1. Baron Corvo was an apologist for the Borgias, not to be taken too seriously He thinks their crimes too monstrously inhuman to be true The murders attributed to Cesare and Rodrigo Borgia Pope Alexander VI fail of proof, he argues If they happened at all they were committed by someone else He thinks the pope was too busy to find time for the murders He admits that Cesare Borgia ordered the murder of Lucretia s second husband, but excuses it as self defense This is preposterous, according to contem [...]

    2. This is one of my favorite books To my young self it was a revelation along with Carlyle s French Revolution that all those stuffy sounding classics were classics for a reason That history was not only edifying but mind blowingly entertaining as well especially when filtered through a sensibility as perceptive and unique as Baron Corvo s.

    3. Nevrotico, eccessivo, afflitto da manie di persecuzione, orgoglioso ma servile con chi poteva essergli utile, prete mancato, eminente vittoriano finito in miseria a Venezia La vita di Frederick Rolfe pi interessante della sua opera, che mi lascia sempre un senso d incompiuto se non di talento buttato alle ortiche I suoi libri richiedono una lettura lenta e sono ad ampi tratti farraginosi, ma la fatica premiata da squarci di luce sorprendente Libro bizzarro e decisamente poco canonico per la stru [...]

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