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The Borgias Episode: "The Art of War"

Season 1, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: Paolo helps Lucrezia and Giulia escape Giovanni's estate, but the women wind up as captives of the advancing French army. At the Vatican, Pope Alexander worries whether his few remaining troops will be able to stop the invaders' march on Rome. After charming the French king, Lucrezia is able to intercede and talk Juan, leader of the overmatched papal army, into retreating. Later, Della Rovere enjoins King Charles to continue his trek to Rome and the unprotected pope.
Original Air Date: May 15, 2011
Guest Cast Michel Muller: Giovanni Sforza Luke Pasqualino: Paolo Ronan Vibert: Giovanni Sforza
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Season 1, Episode 8
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Length: 51:02
Aired: 5/15/2011
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Premiered: April 03, 2011, on Showtime
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: Historical drama about the infamous Renaissance-era Italian family, one of whom became head of the Catholic Church as Pope Alexander VI. His son Cesare was the subject of Machiavelli's classic "The Prince."

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