Borgia



Cesare
[che-zah-re] /ˈtʃɛ zɑ rɛ/ (Show IPA), 1476?–1507, Italian cardinal, military leader, and politician.
Lucrezia
[loo-kree-shuh,, -zhuh;; Italian loo-kre-tsyah] /luˈkri ʃə,, -ʒə;; Italian luˈkrɛ tsyɑ/ (Show IPA), (Duchess of Ferrara) 1480–1519, sister and political pawn of Cesare Borgia: patron of the arts.
their father, Rodrigo
[raw-dree-gaw] /rɔˈdri gɔ/ (Show IPA), Alexander VI.
Historical Examples

Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
The Life of Cesare Borgia Raphael Sabatini
Csar or Nothing Po Baroja Baroja
The Return of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
Pintoricchio Evelyn March Phillipps
Little Novels of Italy Maurice Henry Hewlett
A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Little Novels of Italy Maurice Henry Hewlett
A Short History of Italy Henry Dwight Sedgwick
Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius

noun
Cesare (ˈtʃezare), son of Rodrigo Borgia (Pope Alexander VI). 1475–1507, Italian cardinal, politician, and military leader; model for Machiavelli’s The Prince
his sister, Lucrezia (luˈkrɛttsja), daughter of Rodrigo Borgia. 1480–1519, Italian noblewoman. After her third marriage (1501), to the Duke of Ferrara, she became a patron of the arts and science
Rodrigo (rodˈriɡo). See Alexander VI

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