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Pope’s Daughter

Caroline P. Murphy

The Pope’s Daughter, by Caroline P. Murhpy, evokes not only the great turbulence and creativity of Renaissance Italy, but also the daily life of Felice della Rovere, the illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II and, eventually, the most powerful woman in Rome.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571221080
Date Published
19.01.2006
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Summary

The untold story of how Felice della Rovere, the illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II, became the most powerful woman in Rome. Caroline P. Murphy evokes not only the great turbulence and creativity of Renaissance Italy, but also Felice’s daily life, from dealing with squabbles among servants to her advice on the best way to bribe a Pope.

Caroline P.Murphy

Caroline P. Murphy is a cultural historian and biographer. She is the author of Lavinia Fontana: A Painter and Her Patrons in Sixteenth-century Bologna, praised by Sarah Bradford in the Literary Review for ‘shed[ding] new light on the ground-breaking career of a brave and talented woman.’ Her second book, The Pope’s Daughter, was described as a “remarkable biography” by the…

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