They include novels, such as City of God: A Novel of the Borgias (1979) by Cecelia Holland, The Family (2001) by Mario Puzo, and Summer of Night (1991) by Dan Simmons, plays, operas, comics, films like The Borgia (2006), television series like Borgia (2011) and The Borgias (2011) on Showtime, and video games the likes of Assassin's Creed ...
Dec 27, 2021 · Lucrezia Borgia and Her Powerful, Infamous Family Lucrezia Borgia was born on the 18th of April 1480, into the prominent Spanish-Italian noble family of Borgia. The House of Borgia was a Spanish-Aragonese noble house, and would come to play a crucial role in the Italian Renaissance and the affairs of that time.
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Jul 06, 2021 · Mario Puzo ( The Godfather) called them the first family of crime. The Borgias were landowners/minor nobility in the tiny hill town Jativa, Valencia. We know their stature because when Lucrezia Borgia was supposed to marry the pretender to the throne of Naples, a background check was done on her. “Though not aristocracy. She passed muster.”
Cesare Borgia (September 13, 1475 – March 11, 1507), the second son of Pope Alexander the 6th of Rome, was a Spanish-Italian, homosexual cardinal who resigned his church office to become a military commander, powerful lord, and a leading figure in the politics of his era.
Francis Borgia, a bright example of virtue, both for ecclesiastics and laymen, was born in 1510, at Gandia, in Spain. His father was John Borgia, the third Duke of Gandia; and his mother, Joanna of Aragon, grand-daughter to Ferdinand the Catholic. Francis, when only a child, was already remarkable for his virtue and piety.
There is ZERO evidence to indicate Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia had an incestuous relationship. This was slander on the part of the many people who didn't like the way Pope Alexander VI was running the Catholic Church. If you read letters between them, they are affectionate, but not to the point of one thinking they were potential lovers.