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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback): Ferdinand Gregorovius

History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages Volume 7, PT. 1 (Paperback)

Ferdinand Gregorovius

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: 3. Fortebraccio And Sforza Advance To The Neighbourhood Of Rome?Eugenius Submits To The Council, December 1433?Sforza Becomes Vicar Of The March And Gonfalonier Of The Church?Rome Restores The Republic?Flight Of The Pope To Florence, October 1434 ? Anarchy In Rome?Fall Of The Republic? Vltelleschi Occupies Rome, June 1434 ? Downfall Of The Prefects Of V1co, September 1435 ? Francesco Orsini, Prefect Of The City ?Vltelleschi Reduces The Latin Barons And Palestrina To Subjection ? He Enters Rome? Palestrina 1s Destroyed ? Frightful Ruin Of Latium. Scarcely had the Emperor left Rome when a fresh storm broke forth against the Pope. It did not proceed directly from the Council, although the Council stood in the background as the authority which encouraged the enemies of Eugenius to attack him and to take possession of the State of the Church. Among these enemies the most irreconcilable was Visconti. He first incited Fortebraccio (nephew on his mother's side of the celebrated Braccio) against Eugenius, in whose service the condottiere, with Vitelleschi and Ranuccio Farnese, had made war on the Prefects of Vico, without, as he asserted, receiving a sufficient reward. Fortebraccio pushed rapidly Forte- through the Sabina to Rome, and, supported by the before Colonna, who thirsted for revenge, took the Ponte me Molle on August 25 (1433), and occupied the bridges over the Anio. Eugenius fled to S. Angelo, then to S. Lorenzo in Damaso. At the same time other He holds besieged. leaders, Italiano Furlano and Antonello of Siena, entered the March of Spoleto. The Pope brought troops to Rome, and summoned Vitelleschi, then Rector of the Marches. But after encountering Fortebraccio and the Colonna at Genazzano, Vitelleschi was speedily forced to return to the rebellious Romagna. And ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: October 2010
Authors: Ferdinand Gregorovius
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 114
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-22564-9
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
Books > History > European history > General
LSN: 0-217-22564-0
Barcode: 9780217225649

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