This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Agathocles the Sicilian - A man who lived from 361 BC to 289 BC. He came from humble beginnings and attained his political control through crime.
Alexander the Great - A Macedonian ruler in the fourth century BC who used the principles of divide and conquer in ruling countries he had defeated.
Pope Alexander VI - The father of Cesare Borgia whose astute political decisions accounted for his rise to power.
Cesare Borgia - Set four major benchmarks for any new ruler: (1) eliminating all challengers to the throne; (2) gaining the favor of the...
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