Pope Alexander VI dies (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Pope Alexander VI dies. He had been Pope for the previous 11 years, and with his son Cesare Borgia, had dominated Italian politics and become a byword for corruption.

Citation:
Editors. "Pope Alexander VI dies". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14075, accessed 09 December 2016.]