Jun 05, 2022 · Here is one of them, which describes the appearance of 20-year-old Lucrezia Borgia: “She is of average height, well built. The face is oblong, the nose is regular, the hair is golden, the eyes are of an indefinite color. A fairly large mouth, snow-white teeth, a beautiful slender neck, a magnificent bust. Always cheerful and smiling."
Jun 19, 2022 · Pic 2: Couple making love, Codex Borgia (Click on image to enlarge) Myth has it that Xochiquetzal was a creator of humans as well as intermediary between them and the gods. Frequently referred to as a facet of the female divine goddess, Tonacacíhuatl, from whose womb the first four Aztec gods were born, Xochiquetzal witnessed the creation of ...
Jun 05, 2022 · Lucrezia, beloved by both men, is the prime dynastic tool. Twelve years old when the novel opens, hers is a journey through three marriages, and from childish innocence to painful experience, from pawn to political player. Stripping away the myths around the Borgias, Blood & Beauty is a majestic novel that breathes
Jun 11, 2022 · men, is the prime dynastic tool. Twelve years old when the novel opens, hers is a journey through three marriages, and from childish innocence to painful experience, from pawn to political player. Stripping away the myths around the Borgias, Blood & Beauty is a majestic novel that breathes life into this astonishing
Jun 05, 2022 · Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias fascinated and terrorized fifteenth-century Renaissance Italy, and Lucrezia Borgia, beloved daughter of the pope, was at the center of the dynasty’s ambitions. Slandered as a heartless seductress who lured men to their doom, was she in fact the villainess of legend, or was she trapped in
Jun 06, 2022 · There once was indeed such a god of gays in the distant past, beautiful boy named Antinous, who was deified by the Roman Emperor Hadrian. By sacrificing himself to the River Nile to bring his imperial lover good fortune, the divine ephebe became a god of beauty and love. Head of Antinous from Hadrian’s Villa
Jun 11, 2022 · love of fate: Nietzscheian alternative worldview to that represented through memento mori ("remember you must die"): Nietzsche believed amor fati was more affirmative of life. amor omnibus idem: love is the same for all: From Virgil, Georgics III amor patriae: love of the fatherland: i.e., "love of the nation;" patriotism: amor vincit omnia ...