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Borgias

15th-century family who stopped at nothing to gain power. [Ital. Hist.: Plumb, 59]
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The story of the lust and powercrazed Borgias has been portrayed in two BBC TV series.
ILine of Duty writer/director + actors from Game of Thrones, Happy Valley and The Borgias + controversial period novel = hit.
So writes Sarah Dunant in the afterword to her magnificent 2013 historical novel, "Blood and Beauty: The Borgias.
She takes us through the ups and downs of the Borgias and leaves us wanting more.
In a narrative relying on many historical sources, Dunant visually transposes the reader to the 15th-century household of the Borgias.
THE BORGIAS - THE SECOND SEASON (Cert 15, 552 mins) FAMILY ties are tested to the limit in this historical drama from the creators of The Tudors, which follows the eponymous clan during the Renaissance as Rodrigo Borgia (Jeremy Irons) rises to power by any underhand means necessary.
He mentioned the Mafia and Machiavelli, and from there my mind strayed to the Borgias - who have resulted in some wonderfully entertaining historical films being made over the years.
The model for making locations more attractive has long been Hungary's hugely popular incentive plan, introduced in 2003, which has helped fuel a boom in studios, facilities and services, and has attracted a stream of top-notch Hollywood projects, including "Mission: Impossible--Ghost Protocol" and "The Borgias.
D'Onofrio, who will also serve as editor, purchased the publication in April its from cofounder Paul Haskins and Alaine Borgias.
website: "Expect more debauchery in the Borgias, Season 2
Sky Atlantic's drama series is based on the Borgias, for whom incest, adultery, rape, bribery and murder were all part of their battle to stay top in the Italian capital.