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Published: 09 November 2006

400 Pages | 73 maps & halftones, 28 color illus.


ISBN: 9780195312010

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The Pope's Daughter

The Extraordinary Life of Felice della Rovere

Caroline P. Murphy

  • The untold story of the illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II and of her rise to wealth and power in Renaissance Rome
  • The illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II, Felice della Rovere became one of the most powerful and accomplished women of the Italian Renaissance
  • With a marvelous cast of characters, The Pope's Daughter is a spellbinding biography set against the brilliant backdrop of Renaissance Rome.
  • Caroline Murphy vividly captures the untold story of a rare woman who moved with confidence through a world of popes and princes.

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