S2, E5

The Choice

Original Air Date: May 6, 2012

The Pope dispatches Cesare to the castle of Catherina Sforza to demand her allegiance, and Cesare deals with the cunning Sforzas decisively; Alexander disguises himself and travels to Florence to hear the fiery preacher Savonarola, not realizing that Della Rovere is trying to recruit the rebellious holy man to his cause.

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3 Seasons, 29 Episodes

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  • Season 3

    Pope Alexander survives an assassination attempt and comes back stronger than ever; Cesare defends Rome and his family against Caterina Sforza and and fights to prove himself to his father, while drawing closer to Lucrezia.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Pope Alexander solidifies his power and influence with the help of two loyal allies, Cesare and Giulia Farnese; Juan drives a wedge between the Borgia siblings and pays the ultimate price; Della Rovere schemes to bring down the Pope.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Rodrigo bribes his way to power and becomes the new Pope Alexander VI, then uses the cunning talents of his children to secure his position; Cardinal Della Rovere conspires to depose the new Pope with a French invasion of Italy.

    Season 1
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