An amazing television mini-series with a terrific cast leading off with Jeremy Irons and telling the story of Alexander VI - Rodrigo Borgia

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The Borgias (TV Series Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Colm Feore) The saga of a crime family in 1492 Italy.

The Borgias  The dialogue and narrative of this TV series were mundane, but the costumes were magnificent!

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Here as Lucrezia Borgia on The Borgias. Costume designed by Gabriella Pescucci.- silhouette From The Borgias, stunning

The Borgias - Cesare, Lucrezia (Francois Arnaud, Holliday Granger) and the pope Rodrigo Borgia (Jeremy Irons), his concubine Vanozza Cattaneo (Joanne Whalley)

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David Oakes, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Lotte Verbeek, Jeremy Irons and Joanne Whalley in Showtime's 'The Borgias'.

Giulia Farnese - Lotte Verbeek in The Borgias, set between 1492 and 1500 (TV series 2011-2013).

The Borgias. Scene during the Roman masquerade celebration. Giulia Farnese (Lotte Verbeek) was Minerva.

The Borgias...Amazing show. Finished the first season last night on Netflix!!!! Completely addicted!

Jeremy Irons starred in the TV 10 Episodes of television mini-series "The Borgias"

Gorgeous Italian Renaissance dress worn by Lucrezia in "The Borgias."

Gorgeous Italian Renaissance dress worn by Lucrezia in "The Borgias." Lucrezia and Isabella d'Este were very jealous of each other's wardrobes.

Lucrezia Borgia (Holliday Grainger) 'The Borgias' 2011-. Costume designed by Gabriella Pescucci.

Lucrezia Borgia (Holliday Grainger) 'The Borgias' Costume designed by Gabriella Pescucci. It's partially that the dress is gorgeous, but it's mostly that Lucrezia Borgia is actually wearing clothes.

Cesare Borgia (François Arnaud) in "The Borgias"

The Borgias', Showtime. by Neil Jordan (+ more). Set Decoration by Boglarka Horvath, Andras Pal Szabo, Eszter Takács & Judit Varga. Costume Design by Gabriella Pescucci