The Deadly Sisterhood

This book is one of drama on a grand scale, a Renaissance epic, as Christendom emerged from the shadows of the calamitous 14th century.

Author: Leonie Frieda

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0297858505

Category: History

Page: 512

View: 337

The women who wielded the real power behind the throne in Renaissance Italy, from a bestselling historian. This book is one of drama on a grand scale, a Renaissance epic, as Christendom emerged from the shadows of the calamitous 14th century. The sweeping tale involves inspired and corrupt monarchs, the finest thinkers, the most brilliant artists and the greatest beauties in Christendom. Here are the stories of its most remarkable women, who are all joined by birth, marriage and friendship and who ruled for a time in place of their men-folk: Lucrezia Turnabuoni (Queen Mother of Florence, the power behind the Medici throne), Clarice Orsini (Roman princess, feudal wife), Beatrice d'Este (Golden Girl of the Renaissance), Caterina Sforza (Lioness of the Romagna), Isabella d'Este (the Acquisitive Marchesa), Giulia Farnese ('la bella', the family asset), Isabella d'Aragona (the Weeping Duchess) and Lucrezia Borgia (the Virtuous Fury). The men play a secondary role in this grand saga; whenever possible the action is seen through the eyes of our heroines. These eight women experienced great riches, power and the warm smile of fortune, but they also knew banishment, poverty, the death of a husband or the loss of one or more of their children. As each of the chosen heroines comes to the fore in her turn, she is handed the baton by her 'sister', and Leonie Frieda recounts the role each woman played in the hundred-year drama that is THE DEADLY SISTERHOOD.

A Deadly Sisterhood

Elite LAPD detectives are stumped when three young women are found murdered, their bodies abandoned around Los Angeles.

Author: B K De Paolis

Publisher: Merano Writers Press

ISBN: 9780692313435

Category:

Page: 426

View: 106

Elite LAPD detectives are stumped when three young women are found murdered, their bodies abandoned around Los Angeles. But these women have been missing for over five years. Where have they been and who killed them? Had the cops missed a serial killer who had preyed on beautiful look-a-likes. That's what Detective Stas Nowak and his team set out to discover, but their investigation involves more than just reopening cold cases; they must discover what happened to the babies borne to the women before they were killed and who has the expensive diamond ring that the third woman wore. As the investigation progresses, Stas becomes entangled with a new acquaintance, the "all-American" woman. Can she compete with Dina? When everything hits the fan, Stas may not be around to pick up the pieces.

The Stratford Gallery Or The Shakspeare Sisterhood

Which if thou please to hide in this true breast , And let the soul forth that adoreth
thee , I lay it naked to the deadly stroke , And humbly beg the death upon my
knee . ( He lays his breast open ; : she offers at it with his sword . Nay , do not
pause ...

Author: Henrietta Lee Palmer

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Women in literature

Page: 302

View: 793


The Stratford Gallery Or the Shakspeare Sisterhood Comprising Forty five Ideal Portraits Described by H L P Illustrated with Fine Engravings on Steel from Designs by Eminent Hands

Which if thou please to hide in this true breast , And let the soul forth that adoreth
thee , I lay it naked to the deadly stroke , And humbly beg the death upon my
knee . [ He lays his breast open ; she offers at it with his scord . Nay , do not
pause ...

Author: Henrietta Lee PALMER

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page:

View: 424


Sisterhood is Deadly

"We'll be sisters 'til we die…" Margot Blythe is a professional sorority girl.

Author: Lindsay Emory

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062418343

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 134

"We'll be sisters 'til we die…" Margot Blythe is a professional sorority girl. As a Sisterhood Mentor for her beloved Delta Beta, she travels to colleges around the country, advising on serious sorority issues (and picking up all the gossip along the way). Margot is thrilled when she's invited back to her alma mater to assist the Delta Betas—but tragedy strikes when their chapter advisor drops dead during a meeting, sending shockwaves down sorority row. Shaken by the death—especially when foul play is suspected—Margot has to step up. Appointed the honor of serving as temporary chapter advisor, she now must manage the drama of fifty frazzled sorority women with secrets to hide; protect the house from the annual fraternity pledge pranks, which are more ominous than they seem; and worst of all, combat the ruinous rumors surfacing about a Delta Beta phone sex ring. If she wants to keep rival sororities and a suspicious (but dangerously cute) local policeman from bringing Delta Beta's reputation down, it's up to Margot to find out the truth—about whether a sister could have committed such an unimaginable sin as murder. A sassy debut for fans of Susan McBride and Meg Cabot

Kunoichi

Author: Terri Shimura

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780873643580

Category: Hand-to-hand fighting, Oriental

Page: 95

View: 631


The Testimony of an Escaped Novice from the Sisterhood of St Joseph Emmettsburg Maryland the Mother house of the Sisters of Charity in the United States

Consumption , that dread yet insidious foe of the young and innocent , stealing ,
like the tiger of the jungles , with noiseless step and remorseless purpose on its
unsuspecting victim , and fastening its deadly grasp ere the approach be ...

Author: Josephine M. Bunkley

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Nuns

Page: 338

View: 503


Miss Bunkley s Book The Escaped Nun from the Sisterhood of St Joseph Emmettsburg Maryland etc A companion to Maria Monk

... remorseless purpose on its unsuspecting victim , and fastening its deadly
grasp ere the approach be suspected , makes sad ravages here . Worn out with
incessant toil , and with unremitting observance of the oppressive routine of
useless ...

Author: Josephine M. BUNKLEY

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 177

View: 208


Deadly Deals

After spending Thanksgiving with their loved ones on Big Pine Mountain, the ladies of the Sisterhood prepare to assist attorney Lizzie Fox in breaking up an illegal baby-selling ring.

Author: Fern Michaels

Publisher: Zebra Books

ISBN: 1420106864

Category: Fiction

Page: 378

View: 197

After spending Thanksgiving with their loved ones on Big Pine Mountain, the ladies of the Sisterhood prepare to assist attorney Lizzie Fox in breaking up an illegal baby-selling ring.

The Stratford Gallery Or the Shakspeare Sisterhood Comprising 45 Ideal Portraits

Which if thou please to hide in this true breast , And let the soul forth that adoreth
thee , I lay it naked to the deadly stroke , And humbly beg the death upon my
knee . [ He lays his breast open ; she offers at it with his sword . Nay , do not
pause ...

Author: Henrietta Lee Palmer

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 302

View: 336


When Sisterhood was in Flower

Her first assault consisted of taping the " Seven Deadly Signs of Cancer ” on my
bathroom mirror and delivering a daily lecture on the perils of tobacco during my
morning hacking sessions . " Lung cancer is an equal opportunity disease .

Author: Florence King

Publisher: Viking

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 190

View: 732

Isabel Fairfax, a conservative Southern gentlewoman and former court reporter turned Regency romance writer, runs into conflict with Polly Bradshaw, a liberal Yankee feminist who embarks on a crusade to raise Isabel's female consciousness

The Borgia Family

The Deadly Sisterhood: The Women Who Ruled Italy during the Renaissance.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2012. Gamrath, Helge. Farnese: Pomp, Power,
and Politics in Renaissance Italy. Rome: “L'Erma” di Bretschneider, 2007.
Gleason ...

Author: Jennifer Mara DeSilva

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429560303

Category: History

Page: 304

View: 865

The Borgia Family: Rumor and Representation explores the historical and cultural structures that underpin the early modern Borgia family, their notoriety, and persistence and reinvention in the popular imagination. The book balances studies focusing on early modern observations of the Borgias and studies deconstructing later incarnations on the stage, on the page, on the street, and on the screen. It reveals how contemporary observers, later authors and artists, and generations of historians reinforced and perpetuated both rumor and reputation, ultimately contributing to the Borgia Black Legend and its representations. Focused on the deeds and posthumous reputations of Pope Alexander VI and his children, Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, the volume charts the choices made by the family and contextualizes them amid contemporary expectations and reactions. Extending beyond their deaths, it also investigates how the Borgias became emblems of anti-Catholic and anti-Spanish criticism in the later early modern period and their residing reputation as the best and worst of the Renaissance. Exploring a spectrum of traditional and modern media, The Borgia Family contextualizes both Borgia deeds and their modern representations to analyze the family’s continuing history and meaning in the twenty-first century. It will be of great interest to researchers and students working on interdisciplinary aspects of the Renaissance and early modern Italy.

Mother Mary Veronica Foundress of the Sisterhood of the Divine Compassion

The want of money may be the most deadly snare for an unprotected girl , and a
good salary with the help of God her great safeguard . Come to the Catholic Girls
' Club and acquire that which will increase your salary or put you in the way of ...

Author: Herman Joseph Heuser

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 140

View: 283

Mary Caroline Dannat Starr (New York, April 27, 1838 - 1904), also known as Mother Mary Veronica, was an American Catholic nun, founder of the Congregation of Sisters of Divine Compassion and first superior general of the same.

The Lost Sisterhood

A federal official warned : If this country were threatened with invasion by a
foreign foe or with destruction by internal enemies , the fact that they were large
and powerful and that the nation was in deadly peril , would serve not to cause us
to lie ...

Author: Ruth Rosen

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Prostitution

Page: 688

View: 616


Sisterhood and Seine nets

... ( both inclement weather and elusive and insurmountable fish ) for survival ;
and men navigating risky passages , hazardous currents , and deadly doldrums
in the pursuit of fish and the incomes to support themselves and their families .

Author: Barbara Louise Walker

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Economic development projects

Page: 754

View: 617


Sisterhood is Powerful

A study made in the 1930 ' s , 21 before the development of antibiotics made
even illegal abortion less deadly than it used to be , came up with this number of
10 , 000 deaths ; but it is no longer anywhere near the truth and has no place in
any ...

Author: Robin Morgan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Feminism

Page: 602

View: 204


The Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the National Educational Association

... inevitable under such conditions without infecting with the deadly virus other
States more fortunate in these respects ? Carlyle tells of a poor Scotch pauper
woman who could not from any get recognition of her sisterhood ; she died of
typhus ...

Author: National Educational Association (U.S.)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 526


Proceedings

... inevitable under such conditions without infecting with the deadly virus other
States more fortunate in these respects ? Carlyle tells of a poor Scotch pauper
woman who could not from any get recognition of her sisterhood ; she died of
typhus ...

Author: National Education Association of the United States

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 486


Official Report

... inevitable under such conditions without infecting with the deadly virus other
States more fortunate in these respects ? Carlyle tells of a poor Scotch pauper
woman who could not from any get recognition of her sisterhood , she died of
typhus ...

Author: American Association of School Administrators

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 811


The Sisterhood

Trissotin ( reading ) “ It ' s utter lunacy To harbour in your mind blowing body this
kind Of deadly enemy . " Bélise Armande ( together ) Stunning ! ... the more one
winkles out ! Philaminte Class as contagion - that ' s what it 20 The Sisterhood.

Author: Ranjit Bolt

Publisher: Samuel French

ISBN:

Category: Drama

Page: 42

View: 659

This audacious adaptation of Les Femmes Savantes, Moliere's mischievous farce inditing intellectual ladies of the salons, is liberally peppered with contemporary allusions which put it firmly in the present.-5 women, 5 men