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Day Of Ashes

Convinced that a destructive lightning strike on St. Peter's Basilica during a mass was a sign of God's disapproval, Alexander begins a Lenten fast; Cesare tries to prove his worth as a military commander with a raid to steal Medici gold; the Pope pressures the reluctant Lucrezia to enter another politically advantageous marriage.

Written by: David Leland

Directed By: John Maybury

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Adult Content, Violence

Duration
51 min.

Rating
TVMA

Audio Format
Surround Sound, Dolby Digital 5.1, English/Spanish

Video Format
HDTV, Closed Captioning

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