About the Author
Maike Vogt-Luerssen was born on 24th March 1956 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany and now resides in Adelaide, Australia. The author studied history, biology and education at the Philipps-University in Marburg, Germany, is married and has one son. For over 20 years she has extensively researched the antiquity, the middle ages, the Renaissance, and art history. Books on the following subjects have so far been published in German: Lucrezia Borgia, Martin Luther, Anna of Saxony, Margaret of Austria, Life in the Middle Ages, Agrippina the Younger, Women of the Renaissance, Bianca Maria Visconti, Caterina Sforza, and Isabella of Aragon. English editions of several of these manuscripts are currently in preparation.