The Borgias: The First Crime Family


Subject:
Crime , Organized Crime

Description:
Background about four members of this prominent Italian Renaissance family that includes these "members [who] in particular are remembered, if only vaguely, as remarkable examples of greed and evil. Two were popes: Calixtus III (Alonso Borgia) and Alexander VI (Rodrigo Borgia). ... Cesare Borgia, was, for a time, a cardinal. ... The fourth member has become a metaphor for feminine evil: Lucrezia Borgia, sister of Cesare." Also includes a bibliography. From truTV.

Creator:
Aiuto, Russell

Publisher:
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/history/borgias/1.html


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