Chestnut Dance: The event was really a Red Light?

By |2019-07-05T00:33:03+00:00July 5th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Part of the cast of the TV series "I Borgia" In what consisted, really, what he is known to history as the dance of the chestnuts? It really came to an event in the middle between the satanic and pornographic that even involved a pope? It is not known exactly. According to the testimony of the teacher [...]

Childhood of Lucrezia Borgia: He grew up where and how the Pope's Daughter?

By |2019-02-06T00:13:09+00:00February 6th, 2019|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Lucrezia Borgia in the TV series "I Borgia". The childhood of Lucrezia Borgia was, as far as we know, rather serene How was the childhood of Lucrezia Borgia, one of the most talked about women (and slander?) of history? This beautiful little blonde girl destined to wreak havoc in the sacred Vatican palaces, He was born in 1480 a Subiaco, near Rome, [...]

Dagger or Poison: How it killed during the Renaissance?

By |2018-09-29T00:14:45+00:00September 29th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Speziale. At these ancient pharmacies are sold, under the table, Also the poison, otherwise there was the dagger The Renaissance aristocrats have remained famous for the ease with which one of the enemies sbarazzavano, but as killing? The weapons "favorite" were essentially two: the dagger and the poison, with a predilection for the second (see [...]

Alexander VI in a Portrait (Ruthless) Guicciardini

By |2019-04-14T02:58:07+00:00March 19th, 2017|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Jeremy Irons in the role of Alexander VI in the TV series "I Borgia" On Pope Alexander VI Borgia were poured rivers of ink, most of them spent to describe indecency and wickedness, but perhaps none has managed to sketch the character of a portrait as essential as accomplished as Francesco Guicciardini, the [...]

The Legend of Lucrezia Borgia Black in a Documentary (with Video)

By |2016-02-25T01:14:32+00:00February 25th, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Lucrezia Borgia in a TV drama. Because of her is a kind "black legend"who wants evil and ruthless? Victim or perpetrator? Evil or submissive? Cruel or fragile creature at the mercy of the delusions of grandeur of his father and brother? Probably, unless they jump out of new documents in this way enlightening [...]

Lucrezia Borgia, “Lady Poison” (with Video)

By |2018-10-26T18:30:29+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

Lucrezia Borgia (from a TV series) On account of Lucrezia Borgia it was told everything and its opposite. From time to time the victim or victimizer, poisoner callous or unlucky in love woman, daughter and devoted sister or incest, Women's vain and intriguing and intelligent and loving, in fact the true nature of [...]

On Lucrezia Borgia Hair…

By |2015-10-31T23:25:09+00:00October 31st, 2015|Anecdotes and curiosities, Modern history|

From a TV drama: the famous hair of Lucrezia Borgia Some time ago I wrote a post ( the famous blonde hair of Lucrezia Borgia, or better, strand on which of them is preserved, inside a transparent theca, at the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan. Today I add some additional facts about this legendary hair remained [...]

Lucrezia Borgia e Pedro Calderon: Scandal in Convent

By |2015-10-14T23:42:12+00:00October 14th, 2015|Events Characters Politics, Modern history|

from fiction "I Borgia": Lucrezia gives birth to the small "Roman infant", had, perhaps, da Pedro Calderon, said Perotto Shortly before the annulment of his marriage to Giovanni Sforza, the young Lucrezia Borgia was sent by relatives in the convent of San Sisto. The forced retreat, including long hours of prayer and times perfectly scanned, [...]

The Libertine Pope? Alexander VI Borgia (maybe…)

By |2015-09-07T01:12:48+00:00September 7th, 2015|Events Characters Politics, Daily life Costume Company, Modern history|

Portrait of Alexander VI Borgia Alexander VI, aka Rodrigo Borgia, it really was the most libertine of History Pope? Can not really determine who is responsible, among those who succeeded to the throne of Peter, the not too uplifting record, but certainly, albeit in thick and great company, [...]

“The Prince and His Sicario”: Review

By |2015-08-15T16:21:10+00:00August 15th, 2015|Books|

Portrait of young Astorre Manfredi Some time ago I presented to the History Pills readers the book by Gigi Brat Prince and his assassin, ( focused on the sad human story and the very young Astorre Manfredi policy, just murdered 17 years at the behest of the infamous Cesare Borgia, Today place instead review, interesting and well [...]