Lucretia Borgia


Read by Emily Maynard

(4.9 stars; 7 reviews)

According to Original Documents and Correspondence of Her Day. Lucretia Borgia is the most unfortunate woman in modern history. Is this because she was guilty of the most hideous crimes, or is it simply because she has been unjustly condemned by the world to bear its curse? The question has never been answered. (Summary from the Introduction) (10 hr 42 min)

Chapters

Dedication and Introduction 14:38 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 1: Lucretia's Father 12:22 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 2: Lucretia's Mother 8:26 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 3: Lucretia's First Home 8:01 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 4: Lucretia's Education 22:14 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 5: Nepotism - Giulia Farnese - Lucretia's Bethrothals 16:12 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 6: Her Father Becomes Pope - Giovanni Sforza 14:31 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 7: Lucretia's First Marriage 14:58 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 8: Family Affairs 15:45 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 9: Lucretia Leaves Rome 8:27 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 10: History and Description Of Pesaro 18:52 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 11: The Invasion of Italy - The Profligate World 25:25 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 12: The Divorce and Second Marriage 16:49 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 13: A Regent and a Mother 20:13 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 14: Social Life of the Borgias 21:16 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 15: Misfortunes of Catarina Sforza 14:24 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 16: Murder of Alfonso of Aragon 13:21 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 17: Lucretia at Nepi 12:15 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1,Chapter 18: Cæsar at Pesaro 15:20 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 19: Another Marriage Planned for Lucretia 25:07 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 20: Negotiations with the House of Este 24:58 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 21: The Eve of the Wedding 20:23 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 1, Chapter 22: Arrival and Return of the Bridal Escort 34:47 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 1: Lucretia's Journey to Ferrara 17:55 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 2: Formal Entry into Ferrara 17:13 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 3: Fêtes Given in Lucretia's Honor 29:32 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 4: The Este Dynasty—Description of Ferrara 24:38 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 5: Death of Alexander VI 23:25 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 6: Events Following the Pope's Death 15:24 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 7: Court Poets - Giulia Bella and Julius II - The Este Dynasty … 24:18 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 8: Escape and Death of Cæsar 16:25 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 9: Murder of Ercole Strozzi - Death of Giovanni Sforza and of L… 19:28 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 10: Effects of the War - The Roman Infante 11:16 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 11: Last Years and Death of Vannozza 18:54 Read by Emily Maynard
Book 2, Chapter 12: Death of Lucretia Borgia - Conclusion 25:41 Read by Emily Maynard

Reviews

The Jewel of The Borgias -- Lucretia Borgia


(5 stars)

I found this quite interesting and informative.. The Narrator, Emily Maynard, made it most enjoyable. Her reading skills and her beautiful Italian is very impressive.