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The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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162 words

Powerful Roman baronial family of Ghibelline allegiance [see Guelfs and Ghibellines], with extensive landholdings in the southern Papal ...

Colonna family

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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524 words

Influential family of Roman barons rival to the *Orsini, the Colonna probably descended from the Tuscolan counts, who dominated ...

Colonna family

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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The first Colonna are attested from the early 12th century. Cardinal Giovanni Colonna († 1244) gave his family ...

Colonna family

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
Subject:
History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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164 words

A Ghibelline family that held large estates in the Papal State south of Rome and in the kingdom of Naples...

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