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The Resource The pope's daughter : the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere, Caroline P. Murphy

The pope's daughter : the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere, Caroline P. Murphy

Label
The pope's daughter : the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere
Title
The pope's daughter
Title remainder
the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere
Statement of responsibility
Caroline P. Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The illegitimate daughter of Pope Julius II, Felice della Rovere became one of the most powerful and accomplished women of the Italian Renaissance. Now, Caroline Murphy vividly captures the untold story of a rare woman who moved with confidence through a world of popes and princes.; Using a wide variety of sources, including Felice's personal correspondence, as well as diaries, account books, and chronicles of Renaissance Rome, Murphy skilfully weaves a compelling portrait of this remarkable woman. Felice della Rovere was to witness Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel, watch her father Pope Julius II lay the foundation stone for the new Saint Peter's, and see herself immortalized by Raphael in his Vatican frescos. With her marriage to Gian Giordano Orsini - arranged, though not attended, by her father the Pope - she came to possess great wealth and power, assets which she turned to her advantage. While her father lived, Felice exercised much influence in the affairs of Rome - even negotiating for peace with the Queen of France - and after his death, Felice persevered, making allies of the cardinals and clerics of St. Peter's and maintaining her control of the Orsini land through tenacity, ingenuity, and carefully cultivated political savvy. She survived the Sack of Rome in 1527, but her greatest enemy proved to be her own stepson Napoleone. The rivalry between him and her son Girolamo had a sudden and violent end, and brought her perilously close to losing e; With a marvelous cast of characters, this is a spellbinding biography set against the brilliant backdrop of Renaissance Rome
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, Caroline
Dewey number
  • 945/.06/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DG812.6.D45
LC item number
M87 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Della Rovere, Felice
  • Julius
  • Orsini family
  • Children of popes
  • Nobility
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Renaissance
  • Della Rovere, Felice
  • Julius
  • Orsini family
  • Della Rovere, Felice
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Children of popes
  • Families
  • Nobility
  • Renaissance
  • Italy
Label
The pope's daughter : the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere, Caroline P. Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: Finding Felice -- I. The Cardinal's Daughter -- 1. Felice's Father -- 2. Felice's Mother -- 3. The Birth of Felice -- 4. Felice's Stepfather -- 5. Felice's Rome -- 6. Felice's Childhood -- 7. Enter the Borgia -- 8. Felice's Departure -- 9. The Adolescent Felice -- 10. Felice's First Marriage -- II. The Pope's Daughter -- 1. The New Pope -- 2. The Reluctant Bride -- 3. The della Rovere Women in Rome -- 4. The Prince of Salerno -- 5. Self-Promotion -- 6. The Education of Felice della Rovere -- 7. Enter the Orsini -- 8. Gian Giordano -- 9. The Orsini Wedding -- III. Felix of the Oak and the Bear -- 1. A Bride at Bracciano -- 2. Felice and the Orsini -- 3. Felice and Gian Giordano -- 4. Father and Daughter Reunion -- 5. The Castello of Palo -- 6. The Entrepreneur -- 7. Vatican Embassadress -- 8. Felice and the Queen of France -- 9. Madonna Felice is Everything -- 10. Code Name Sappho -- 11. The Julian Legacy
  • 12. Felice, Michelangelo and the Pincian Hill -- IV. Patrona et Gubernatrix -- 1. A Trip to Loreto -- 2. Childbirth and Its Aftermath -- 3. The Pope's Daughter Becomes the Pope's Friend -- 4. The Pope Goes Hunting -- 5. Papal Payback -- 6. Orsini Signora Revisited -- 7. Bracciano's fonte -- 8. Weaving -- 9. Personal Reckoning -- 10. A Slave to the House of Orsini -- 11. More Reckoning -- 12. The Temporal Mother -- 13. Statio -- 14. Family Matters -- 15. Dowries and the Great Queen -- 16. Napoleone -- 17. The Taking of Palo -- 18. Papal Reprieve -- V. Dispossessed and Repossessed -- 1. At Prayer -- 2. The Fall of Rome -- 3. Hostages -- 4. Escape from Rome -- 5. Fossombrone -- 6. The Exiled -- 7. The Return to Rome -- 8. Rebuilding -- 9. At the Trinity -- 10. A Memorial to the Past -- 11. Clarice -- 12. The Boys -- 13. The War of Vicovaro -- 14. A Brother's Revenge -- 15. Restitution -- VI. The Most Loving Mother in the World -- Epilogue: Felice's Legacy
Control code
62872365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280428586
Lccn
2005010130
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62872365
Label
The pope's daughter : the extraordinary life of Felice della Rovere, Caroline P. Murphy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: Finding Felice -- I. The Cardinal's Daughter -- 1. Felice's Father -- 2. Felice's Mother -- 3. The Birth of Felice -- 4. Felice's Stepfather -- 5. Felice's Rome -- 6. Felice's Childhood -- 7. Enter the Borgia -- 8. Felice's Departure -- 9. The Adolescent Felice -- 10. Felice's First Marriage -- II. The Pope's Daughter -- 1. The New Pope -- 2. The Reluctant Bride -- 3. The della Rovere Women in Rome -- 4. The Prince of Salerno -- 5. Self-Promotion -- 6. The Education of Felice della Rovere -- 7. Enter the Orsini -- 8. Gian Giordano -- 9. The Orsini Wedding -- III. Felix of the Oak and the Bear -- 1. A Bride at Bracciano -- 2. Felice and the Orsini -- 3. Felice and Gian Giordano -- 4. Father and Daughter Reunion -- 5. The Castello of Palo -- 6. The Entrepreneur -- 7. Vatican Embassadress -- 8. Felice and the Queen of France -- 9. Madonna Felice is Everything -- 10. Code Name Sappho -- 11. The Julian Legacy
  • 12. Felice, Michelangelo and the Pincian Hill -- IV. Patrona et Gubernatrix -- 1. A Trip to Loreto -- 2. Childbirth and Its Aftermath -- 3. The Pope's Daughter Becomes the Pope's Friend -- 4. The Pope Goes Hunting -- 5. Papal Payback -- 6. Orsini Signora Revisited -- 7. Bracciano's fonte -- 8. Weaving -- 9. Personal Reckoning -- 10. A Slave to the House of Orsini -- 11. More Reckoning -- 12. The Temporal Mother -- 13. Statio -- 14. Family Matters -- 15. Dowries and the Great Queen -- 16. Napoleone -- 17. The Taking of Palo -- 18. Papal Reprieve -- V. Dispossessed and Repossessed -- 1. At Prayer -- 2. The Fall of Rome -- 3. Hostages -- 4. Escape from Rome -- 5. Fossombrone -- 6. The Exiled -- 7. The Return to Rome -- 8. Rebuilding -- 9. At the Trinity -- 10. A Memorial to the Past -- 11. Clarice -- 12. The Boys -- 13. The War of Vicovaro -- 14. A Brother's Revenge -- 15. Restitution -- VI. The Most Loving Mother in the World -- Epilogue: Felice's Legacy
Control code
62872365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 359 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280428586
Lccn
2005010130
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62872365

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