Which city was most important to the Northern Renaissance?
Traditional accounts of the Renaissance favor a narrative that places the birth of the Renaissance in Florence, Italy. In this narrative, Italian art and ideas migrate North from Italy, largely because of the travels of the great German artist Albrecht Dϋrer.
How did the Pazzi die?
Giuliano de’ Medici was assassinated by Francesco de’ Pazzi and Bernardo Baroncelli. He was killed by a sword wound to the head and was stabbed 19 times….
|Francesco de’ Pazzi|
|Born||28 January 1444 Florence, Italy|
|Died||26 April 1478 (aged 34) Florence, Italy|
Are the Medici real?
The Medici family, also known as the House of Medici, first attained wealth and political power in Florence in the 13th century through its success in commerce and banking. The Medicis produced four popes (Leo X, Clement VII, Pius IV and Leo XI), and their genes have been mixed into many of Europe’s royal families.
Did the Borgias know the Medicis?
Their name has become a byword for murder and incest, making the Borgia the most notorious family in Renaissance Italy. They were not friends of the Medici. Rodrigo Borgia, the corrupt Pope Alexander VI, had at least two illegitimate children.
Why the Borgias was Cancelled?
The third season finale on June 16th will also serve as a series finale, as Showtime has also scrapped plans for a two-hour wrap-up movie. Though The Borgias held steady in the ratings this year, its production costs were deemed too high to continue.
Are any Borgias alive today?
Yes, there are Borgia descendants today.
Is Borgias a true story?
Jordan has taken a page from Hirst in that he’s not attempting to pass off “The Borgias” as 100 percent accurate. “I don’t claim to be telling a completely factual tale; that’s for textbooks,” Jordan says in the notes to the series. “This is a suspenseful crime drama based on real characters and events.