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The Borgias S2 Ep6 Day of Ashes


The Borgias is a historical-fiction drama television series created by Neil Jordan; it debuted in 2011 and was canceled in 2013.

The series is set around the turn of the 16th century and follows the Borgia family. It stars Jeremy Irons as Pope Alexander VI with François Arnaud as Cesare, Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia and David Oakes as Juan. Colm Feore also stars as Cardinal della Rovere.

The series follows the rise of the Borgia family to the pinnacle of the Roman Catholic Church and their struggles to maintain their grip on power. The beginning of the first season depicts the election of Rodrigo Borgia to the papacy through simony and bribery, with the help of his sons, Cesare and Juan. Upon winning the election, Rodrigo Borgia becomes Pope Alexander VI, which then thrusts him and his family deep into the murky heart of politics in fifteenth-century Europe: from shifting loyalties within the College of Cardinals to the ambitions of the kings of Europe to the venomous rivalries between the noble families of Italy at the time.

15 6 "Day of Ashes" John Maybury David Leland May 13, 2012

Cesare returns to Rome and confesses to his father he murdered Giovanni Sforza and slept with Caterina. This pushes the Pope to reveal that to secure the papacy he must now marry off Lucrezia again, much to her displeasure. Savonarola continues to gain fervor in Florence. Cardinal Sforza presents the Pope's offer of cardinal to Savonarola, which he refuses. Cesare is tasked with delivering a doomed message to Savonarola to cease preaching or face excommunication and execution. Della Rovere begins to train Antonello in the task of poisoning the Pope by strengthening his reaction to cantarella. Machiavelli comes to Rome and informs Cesare of routes taken by wagons filled with gold from the Medici bank. Cesare and his men attack the caravans and bring the gold back to Rome. With the new gold, a siege of Forli is planned but Cesare is denied his wish of commanding the Papal Army as Juan is soon to return from Spain.

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