Category Archives: Renaissance

The Worst Family in Italy

As I recently finished a book in which a reincarnated Rodrigo Borgia, AKA Pope Alexander VI, was a significant character, I thought a review of the activities of the notorious Borgia family wouldn’t be a bad idea. The story more … Continue reading

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Celsus and Paracelsus

I’ve already discussed Paracelsus in connection with his belief in elementals, but there was more to him than that. I suppose he was what would be considered a Renaissance man, with interests ranging from medicine to astrology and alchemy. While … Continue reading

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