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  1. Borja is a town in the Zaragoza province in northern Spain. The kings of Aragon ruled Borja, and the Borgias were amongst many nobles who served the crown. Borja dates back to the 5 th century BC and grew under Roman and Muslim rule. Little is known about the early days of the Borgia family, because they were not especially important.

  2. House of Borgia. The House of Borgia ( / ˈbɔːr ( d) ʒə / BOR-zhə, BOR-jə, [2] [3] [4] Italian: [ˈbɔrdʒa]; Spanish and Aragonese: Borja [ˈboɾxa]; Valencian: Borja [ˈbɔɾdʒa]) was a Spanish- Aragonese noble family, which rose to prominence during the Italian Renaissance. [5] They were from Aragon, the surname being a toponymic from ...

    • R.N. Borja; took over 2020; direct line extinct
    • 1455
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  4. The Renaissance is a masculine age; women like Lucrezia Borgia, who kept court in Nepi, or even Isabella dEste, who was the centre fo the court in Ferrara and Mantua and who not only had a stimulating influence on the poets of her entourage but also seems to have been a connoisseur of the plastic arts, are exceptions.

  5. Quotes tagged as "borgias" Showing 1-7 of 7 “He looked haggard and careworn, like a Borgia who has suddenly remembered that he has forgotten to shove cyanide in the consommé, and the dinner-gong due any moment.” ― P.G. Wodehouse, Carry On, Jeeves tags: borgias , forgetfulness , humor , poison , unhappiness 38 likes Like “One enemy at the time.”

  6. 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.

  7. Lucrezia Borgia: Lust, Jealousy, Poison and Murder Posted on 6th September 2021 To the French novelist Victor Hugo she was the most hideous, the most repulsive, and the most complete moral deformity and Lucrezia Borgia remains even to this day one of the most vilified women in history.

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