The Borgias and New Technology: Cannons, Muskets, the Printing Press and Incest Rumors

An example of the precursor of the musket

The Borgia miniseries has highlighted some of the technological advances of the Renaissance, to its credit. The writers haven't always gotten the details right, but they are good at showing the essence. … [Read more...]

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A Borgia Daughter Dies - cover

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Caterina Sforza: What a Woman!

Contessa of Forli, also

She is an actual historical figure, and the writers of the Showtime Borgia series have spent two episodes setting her up for her most famous line: … [Read more...]