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Ezzelino da Romano III (1194 - 1259) was an Italian conqueror, dictator, political figure and soldier. He was the podestà of Verona between 1226 and 1230, again in 1232, and finally in 1259. He also was the podestà of Vicenza from 1236 until 1259. Finally he was the podestà of Padua between 1237 and 1256. Events November 20 - Palermo falls to Henry VI, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire December 25 - Henry VI is crowned king of Sicily. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. ... The Palace of the Podestà in Florence, known as the Palazzo Vecchio or the Palazzo della Signoria Podestà is the name given to certain high officials in many Italian cities, since the later middle ages, mainly as Chief magistrate of a city state (like otherwise styled counterparts in other cities... Map of Italy showing Verona in the north Verona (population est. ... Events Carmelite Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II calls Imperial Diet of Cremona Births Deaths October 3 Saint Francis of Assisi founder of the Franciscan Order and patron Saint of animals and the environment Canonized by Pope Gregory IX in 1228 November 8 King Louis VIII of France... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... // Events Canonization of Saint Anthony of Padua, patron of lost items Pope Gregory IX driven from Rome by a revolt, taking refuge at Anagni First edition of Tripitaka Koreana destroyed by Mongol invaders Battle of Agridi 15 June 1232 Births Arnolfo di Cambio, Florentine architect (died 1310) Manfred of Sicily... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Vicenza (population 107,223) is the capital of the province of Vicenza in the Veneto region, northern Italy at the northern base of the Monti Berici, straddling the Bacchiglione. ... // Events May 6 - Roger of Wendover, Benedictine monk and chronicler of St Albanss Abbey dies. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Location within Italy Tronco Maestro Riviera: a pedestrian walk along a section of the inland waterway or naviglio interno of Padua The city of Padua (Lat. ... // Events Thomas II of Savoy becomes count of Flanders. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ...


Ezellino was the son-in law of Emperor Frederick II and was the Imperial viceroy in the March of Treviso. As such, he was a leading Ghibelline, the imperial faction which fought against the Papal Guelphs, for control of central and northern Italy during the 12th and 13th centuries. Frederick II (left) meets al-Kamil (right) Frederick II (December 26, 1194 - (December 13, 1250), Holy Roman Emperor of the Hohenstaufen dynasty, was pretender to the title of King of the Romans from 1212, unopposed holder of that monarchy from 1215, and Holy Roman Emperor from 1220 until his death... Treviso is a town (population 83,598 as of 1991) in the Veneto region of Italy. ... The Guelphs and Ghibellines were factions supporting, respectively, the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire in Italy during the 12th and 13th centuries. ... Pope John Paul II has reigned since 22 Oct 1978. ... The Guelphs and Ghibellines were factions supporting, respectively, the Papacy and the Holy Roman Empire in Italy during the 12th and 13th centuries. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ...


He was known for his cruelties against the citizens of Padua. In Dante Aligheri's Divine Comedy, his soul is consigned to Hell, where Dante encounters him in the Seventh Circle, First Ring: the Violent against there Neighbors (Inferno, XII, 109). Dante redirects here. ... Dante shown holding a copy of The Divine Comedy, next to the entrance to Hell, the seven terraces of Mount Purgatory and the city of Florence, in Michelinos fresco. ... Medieval illustration of Hell in the Hortus deliciarum manuscript of Herrad of Landsberg (about 1180) Hell is, according to many religious beliefs, a place or a state of painful suffering. ...


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Verona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3315 words)
Verona, or Veronia, was a city of the Euganei, who were obliged to cede it to the Cenomani (550 B.C.).
Verona was then the ordinary residence of the kings of Italy, the government of the city becoming hereditary in the family of Count Milo, progenitor of the counts of San Bonifacio.
When Ezzelino IV was elected podestè, in 1226, he was able to convert the office into a permanent lordship, and in 1257 he caused the slaughter of 11,000 Paduans on the plain of Verona (Campi di Verona).
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