[ ɐlfˈɒnsə͡ʊ bˈɔːd͡ʒə], [ ɐlfˈɒnsəʊ bˈɔːdʒə], [ ɐ_l_f_ˈɒ_n_s_əʊ b_ˈɔː_dʒ_ə]
How to use "Alfonso borgia" in context?
Pope Alexander V was born into one of the most powerful and influential families in Renaissance Italy. Inheriting his father's vast wealth and political power, Alexander quickly ascended the ranks of the Catholic Church. Enormously ambitious, Alexander sought to extend the Borgia family's influence and power far beyond their traditional base in Rome. As pope, Alexander quickly became known for his lavish and licentious lifestyle, favoring scandalous affairs and attracting envy and revulsion from across the Christian world.
Ultimately, Alexander's greed and ambition cost him his life. Fleeing Italy after being implicated in a major ecclesiastical scandal, Alexander was assassinated while on pilgrimage in Spain.
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