We do not know when the young Borgia was raised to this dignity, but it was some time after 1482.
If that is so, by what Borgia was the secret of its existence ever divulged?
These nephews drop their original name and take their mother's, Italianizing its spelling to Borgia.
By that time, of course, I knew for certain that it was the Borgia pearl that we were after.
Pintoricchio uses this mode of decoration again in the Borgia Apartments, and from him Raphael borrowed the idea for his loggie.
Gradually he drew in and in to the Borgia, centre of all his spinning thought.
Borgia did no more than any other Italian prince would have done, but he must bear his share of the responsibility.
He was sooner dead than he dared to hope, and died cursing the name of Borgia.
In Borgia's time the Curia outdid itself, and Borgia led the way.
The thought of meeting this Borgia in Rome must have been exceedingly painful to her.