Famous Ancient Romans
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(Montecelio, Rome 1847-Rome 1929) Italian archeologist. He participated in excavations in Rome, Ostia and Villa Adriana; starting from the 1882 was a professor of the faculty of topography in Rome. Among his most important published works are "Forma Urbis" (1893-1901); Guide...
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(Genoa 1827-Rome 1849) Italian poet and patriot, author of the national Italian hymn.
(83-30 b.C.) Roman general who served under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars and became a member of the second triumvirate in 43 b.C. He defeated Brutus and Cassius at...
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(1769-1821), Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France in 1804-1815. He came to power as the result of a coup in 1799 and established an extensive European empire. A brilliant general, he defeated every European coalition against him until, irreparably weakened by the Peninsular War...
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died 11 b.C., wife of Mark Antony; sister of Augustus
Order of Santo Sepolcro di Gerusalemme
(Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem) an equestrian pontificial order which origins come from either Goffredo di Buglione, or from Baldovino di Fiandra, or even from Saint James, the...
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(Borgo San Sepolcro circa 1445-Rome circa 1510), Italian mathematician and treatise-writer. He went to Venice in 1464 and after 1470 entered the Franciscan order and teaches math in various Italian cities. He is famous for his work Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et...
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Quatremere De Quincy
(Paris 1755-1849) (Antoine Chrysostome), French politician and art critic. Deputy (1791), imprisoned un the Terror, a member of Five Hundred, and a deputy again in 1820-1822. He was an archeologist and superintendent of art and public monuments (1816); editor of the...
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(Florence 1587-Rome 1663), Italian prelate, pope's ambassador in Spain (1624), cardinal (1626), bishop of Fano and legate of ferrara and Bologna, a candidate for the pope's throne in 1644 and 1655.
Salviati, Anton Maria
(Florence 1537- Rome 1602), nephew of...
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Tarquinius Priscus, Lucius
5th legendary king of Rome in 616-578 b.C.
Tarquinius Superbus, Lucius
7th and last legendary king of Rome in 534-510 b.C.
(Sorrento 1544-Rome 1595) Italian poet, son of Bernardo and Porzia de'Rossi.
(Ferrara 1463- Rome 1537)...
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(1844-1900) king of Italy in 1878-1900; son of Victor Emmanuel II: assassinated at Monza.
Greek myth. 1.the Muse of astronomy; 2.another name of Aphrodite
Van Aelst, Pieter
(...-1532) Belgian tapestry maker, a head of an important manufacture in Brussels, number one...
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(Waterford 1588-Rome 1657) Irish historian and theologist; he was a Franciscan and teached theologi. In 1618 arrived in Rome, where first served as a theologist of Spanish embassy, and later a general procurator of his Order (1630-1634) and a preacher at the...