Lucrezia, Cesare and Alexander play key roles in Cecelia Holland's 1979 historical novel City of God: A Novel of the Borgias. In Roberta Gellis's 2003 novel Lucrezia Borgia and the Mother of Poisons (ISBN 9780765306616), Alfonso d'Este of Ferrara accuses Lucrezia of murder, and she must solve the crime and expose the true murderer.
20/04/2021 · Lucrezia Borgia was an Italian ... and when Alfonso’s father died in 1505, Borgia and Alfonso became the reigning duke and duchess of Ferrara. ... Lorenzo de' Medici was ...
Ferrara is the birthplace of Italian film directors Michelangelo Antonioni and Florestano Vancini. The latter shot in Ferrara his 1960 film Long Night in 1943 . The town was also the setting of the famous 1970 movie The Garden of the Finzi-Continis by Vittorio De Sica , that tells the vicissitudes of a rich Jewish family during the dictatorship of Benito Mussolini and World War II .
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Bianca Giovanna Sforza (1482 – Milano, 23 novembre 1496) è stata una nobildonna italiana, chiamata semplicemente Bianca, era figlia illegittima poi legittimata di Ludovico il Moro e della sua amante Bernardina de Corradis, moglie di Galeazzo Sanseverino, Signora di Bobbio, Voghera e Castel San Giovanni
24/06/2022 · Following Maggie O’Farrell’s critically acclaimed novel Hamnet, the author is now turning to the story of the duchess Lucrezia de Medici for this September release. Lucrezia lives a life of leisure in her family’s lush palazzo. But then her older sister dies the night before her wedding, and suddenly Lucrezia is forced to marry the ruler ...
Duke Alfonso II (the Duke speaking in the poem) married Lucrezia de’ Medici when she was age 14. She died age 17, suspected by food poisoning. Frà Pandolf (mentioned in the poem) was a great painter. This meant that the Duke must be rich to be able to pay for him to paint his Duchess’s. “Ferrara” is a region in Italy.