The rise to power, and start of a dynasty, of the Borgia family. Rodrigo Borgia ascends within the Catholic Church, becoming Pope Alexander VI. The position brings with it many enemies, internal and state-based, and he has to use all his abilities of diplomacy, ruthlessness, charm and the power of the church to stay in power, and alive. Luckily his children are equally ambitious.
Did You Know?
In the show they have actor Michel Muller, a man easily in his 40s, portray King Charles VIII of France. Charles VIII only lived to be 27. See more
Maciavelli didn't serve for the Medicis. His political career began later, when Florentines were led to exile the Medicis and to establish a republican government. See more