The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a Borgia Prince, Volume 1, Issues 58567-58801

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Overlook Press, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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Traces the second son of Lucretia Borgia's achievement of the coveted position of Archbishop of Milan, in an account that draws on Ippolito d'Este's recently uncovered letters and ledgers and traces his rise to power and wealth in Renaissance Europe. Reprint.

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Review: The Cardinal's Hat: Money, Ambition, and Everyday Life in the Court of a BorgiaPrince

User Review  - Ayah - Goodreads

After a while, the lists of thing that were bought and their prices became boring and repetitive, but the political stuff, as well as the information about the personal relationships of powerful people were very interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

This book is little more than a list of Ippolito d'Este's acquisitions and parties not that there's anything inherently wrong with this. But the book doesn't sell itself as such. Read full review

Contents

A Family Man
4
The Palazzo San Francesco
25
On the Road
63
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Mary Hollingworth received her Ph.D. in Renaissance Architecture from the University of Anglia. She ahs lectured in art and architecture at several universities in the United Kingdom and has published several books on the patronage of Italian Renaissance art, as well as articles in Art History, Atlas of World Art, and The Times (London), among others.

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