The Life of Cola di Rienzo.

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8vo - 21 x 14 cm.; 166 pp. Volume 18 in the "Mediaeval Sources in Translation" series from PIMS. Translated from the mediaeval Italian and with a 16 page introduction by John Wright. From the back cover: ". . . a romantic visionary who led a popular revolution against the rapacious and tyrannical barons of medieval Rome. It vivdly describes Cola's brief tragi-comic reign as Tribune of a restored Roman republic in 1347, his subsequent pilgrimage to the imperial court at Prague and the papal court at Avignon, his return to Rome in 1354, and his gruesome death at the hands of a Roman mob . . ." Three page select bibliography and an 8 page index at the back. Minor wear to the edges of the covers, else fine.

Title: The Life of Cola di Rienzo.

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Categories: Biography,

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.: 1975

ISBN Number: 088844267X

ISBN Number 13: 9780888442673

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 29178

Keywords: History; Medieval; Rome;