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The Resource The tigress of Forlì : Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici, Elizabeth Lev

The tigress of Forlì : Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici, Elizabeth Lev

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The tigress of Forlì : Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Title
The tigress of Forlì
Title remainder
Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Lev
Title variation
tigress of Forli
Title variation remainder
Renaissance Italys most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de Medici
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An examination of the Renaissance countess explores her marriage at the age of ten into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband, and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family
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Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10016630
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 945.4805092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Label
The tigress of Forlì : Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici, Elizabeth Lev
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Christmas cannons -- The education of an Amazon -- Childhood's end -- The countess-in-waiting -- Triumphal parade to Rome -- Courtiers and conspiracies -- The Riario dynasty -- The fairest in the realm -- The birth of Athena -- The lean years -- Center stage -- The retort at Ravaldino -- The spoils of war -- Fanning the flames -- Blinded by love -- Avenging fury -- Intrigue and invasion -- Italy's idol -- The long night of Castel Sant' Angelo -- Sleep after toil -- Epilogue: Mantua 1526
Control code
666239957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 316 p.,
Isbn
9780151012992
Lccn
2011016053
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)666239957
Label
The tigress of Forlì : Renaissance Italy's most courageous and notorious countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici, Elizabeth Lev
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Christmas cannons -- The education of an Amazon -- Childhood's end -- The countess-in-waiting -- Triumphal parade to Rome -- Courtiers and conspiracies -- The Riario dynasty -- The fairest in the realm -- The birth of Athena -- The lean years -- Center stage -- The retort at Ravaldino -- The spoils of war -- Fanning the flames -- Blinded by love -- Avenging fury -- Intrigue and invasion -- Italy's idol -- The long night of Castel Sant' Angelo -- Sleep after toil -- Epilogue: Mantua 1526
Control code
666239957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 316 p.,
Isbn
9780151012992
Lccn
2011016053
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)666239957

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