146 – Lorenzo vs Sixtus and America’s beautiful cousin (1471 – 1476)

The rivalry between Lorenzo de Medici and pope Sixtus IV, Francesco della Rovere starts to heat up as they clash over lands and resources, reaching very dangerous levels. Meanwhile the Medici brothers find time for another great tournament and Giuliano finds love with the most beautiful woman in Florence, the “living Venus” Simonetta Vespucci, whose name leads us into a digression on where America got its name.

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