Books tagged: renaissance italy

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Poison In The Blood: The Memoirs of Lucrezia Borgia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,800. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
1497, Renaissance Rome: in their ruthless quest for power, the powerful Borgia family are terrorizing the city, poisoning their enemies. But when Lucrezia Borgia learns that her new husband is next to die, she struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike. However, as tragedy looms ever closer, she finds herself confronting enemies far more sinister than she ever imagined...
The Spear of Lepanto, Books I & II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,580. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
An epic tale of adventure, romance and heroism, vividly bringing the distant past to life. Set in the 16th century and featuring a young and affable Miguel de Cervantes, the story is about the quest for an enigmatic relic Pope Pius V believes will decide the fate of Christian Europe. Only a brokered alliance forced by the Holy See between Spain and Venice can stop the invincible Ottoman Turks.
Cenacolo
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Joseph Orbi's Cenacolo is a novel based on the award winning play of the same title, dealing with two harrowing weeks in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a historical novel of intrigue, unbearable suspense and forbidden love. Its principal characters are some of the giants of the Renaissance; Leonardo Da Vinci, Niccòlo Machiavelli, Ludovico Sforza and Çesare Borgia.
L'Ercole di Piero, tra mito e realtà
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Terre di Piero® è una collana dedicata a studi e opere di Piero della Francesca. Un luogo per la mente e la bellezza. www.terredipiero.com
Florence 1505: Leonardo Battles Michelangelo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Drama
In renaissance Italy two mighty artists faced off in the Palazzo Vecchio each to paint a battle scene to glorify Firenze. Tensions were high as all eyes were on the two giants. Add to this Leonardo's adopted son, Salai, who was a rascal and thief and who had a secret relationship with Michelangelo, then the stage is set for high drama in this two act play.
Cloaks of Vermin and Fish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Twins, thieves, and idiots, Italo and Vincenzo are drawn into a complex web of intrigue that would baffle and befuddle smarter men, but not these twins! Follow Italo and Vincenzo as they stumble on to a dark cult bent on destroying Renaissance Venice and find themselves in the middle of a feud between Venice’s Assassins’ and Thieves’ guild. Will dumb luck be enough to save the city? Find out!
The Stained Glass Virgin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,
Giordano Bruno
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Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Plays » Medieval
Giordano Bruno is one of the famous personalities of the Italian Renaissance. The unjust and barbarian death he had in 1600 when he was burnt at the stake in Rome, transformed him into a martyr of the science. This four acts play deals with that Renaissance titan’s human and intellectual journey.
Per lo "Spirito" della "revoluzione". Il concetto di infinito nella filosofia di Giordano Bruno.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: Italian. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
Qui le conclusioni di un lavoro di ricerca sui "Dialoghi Italiani" di Giordano Bruno. Questo impegno ha fatto emergere il nucleo della speculazione bruniana: la presenza di una Triade di natura teologico-politica. Il Padre, il Figlio e lo Spirito della tradizione trinitaria cristiana, però riformulati attraverso un capovolgimento rivoluzionario: il concetto creativo e dialettico dell'infinito.
The Virgin and the Griffin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.