Jacopo da Bologna
Jacopo da Bologna (fl. 13401360) was an Italian composer of the trecento, the period sometimes known as the Italian ars nova. He was one of the first compose...
Cola di Rienzo
Cola di Rienzo (or di Rienzi) (c. 1313 – 8 October 1354) was an Italian medieval politician and popular leader, tribune of the Roman people in the mid-14th century.
Cola was born in Rome of humble...
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Giovanni da Casale
Giovanni da Casale (also known as Johannes de Casali, Joannes de Casale Monferrato, John da Casale, etc.; c.1320 – after 1374) was an Italian Franciscan scholar, author of works on theology and scienc...
Boccaccio '70
Boccaccio '70 is a 1962 Italian anthology film directed by Mario Monicelli, Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Vittorio De Sica, from an idea by Cesare Zavattini. It is an anthology of four episo...
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Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Boccaccio (/boʊˈkɑːtʃiˌoʊ, -tʃoʊ, bə-/; [dʒoˈvanni bokˈkattʃo]; 1313 – 21 December 1375) was an Italian writer, poet, correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. Bo...
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Guecellone VII da Camino
Guecellone VII da Camino (c. 1275 – 1324) was an Italian nobleman and lord of Treviso.
The second son of Gherardo III da Camino, he was initially destined to the ecclesiastical career. After the a...
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Reginaldo degli Scrovegni
Reginaldo degli Scrovegni was a Paduan nobleman of the Guelph faction who lived in the early 14th century around the time of Giotto and Dante. He is best known for being a wicked usurer, and by associ...
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Mercuriade
Mercuriade was an Italian physician, surgeon and medical author in the 14th century. She is one of the few woman physicians known from the Middle Ages.Mercuriade was a student of the University of Sal...
Giorgio Adorno
Giorgio Adorno was a politician and statesman who became doge of the Republic of Genoa. His father was Adornino Adorno and his mother Nicolosia della Rocca and his brother, Antoniotto, was elected fou...
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Gabriele Adorno
Gabriele Adorno (1320–1398) was the fourth Doge of Genoa. A member of the noble Adorno family, he was elected on 14 March 1363 to succeed Simone Boccanegra, who had died in office; he remained in the...
Ormanno Tedici
Ormanno Tedici was an abbot and Italian politician. He was the Lord of Pistoia between 1322 and 1324.
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Scarpetta Ordelaffi
Scarpetta Ordelaffi (died c. 1315) was an Italian condottiero and lord of Forlì (though with intervals) from 1295 until 1315.According to chronicler Dino Compagni, in 1302 he was papal vicar in Forlì....
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Bartholomew Rinonico
Bartholomew of Pisa (Bartholomew Rinonico) was an Italian Franciscan and chronicler. He was a Pisan of noble family. In 1352 he was a student at Bologna and later filled the office of Lector there as ...
Antoniotto Adorno
The Most Serene Prince Antoniotto Adorno (1340 – Finale Ligure, 1398) was the 6th doge of the Republic of Genoa and rose four times to this supposedly lifelong position.
Antoniotto was the son of ...
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Bernardino da Polenta
Bernardino da Polenta (died April 22, 1313) was lord of Cervia from 1297 until his death. He was the son of Guido I da Polenta.In 1302–1305, he waged war to Cesena for the possession of Cesenatico, an...
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Giovanni Mazzuoli
Giovanni Mazzuoli (also Giovanni degli Organi) (ca. 1360 – 14 May 1426) was an Italian composer and organist of the late medieval and early Renaissance eras.Mazzuoli was born in Florence and probably ...
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Opicino Spinola
Opecino Spinola (also called Opizzino Spinola) was a merchant and political leader in the Republic of Genoa in the early fourteenth century. He was a member of the Spinola Family and one of the rich...
Giovanni Gaetano Orsini (cardinal)
Giovanni Gaetano Orsini (ca. 1285 - 27 August 1335), Cardinal of the Holy Roman Church from 17 December 1316 until his death, was a Roman nobleman, a nephew of Pope Nicholas III and a grandson of Matt...
Luchino Visconti (died 1349)
Luchino Visconti (also spelled Lucchino, 1287 or 1292 – January 24, 1349) was lord of Milan from 1339 to 1349. He was also a condottiero, and lord of Pavia.
Ruler of Pavia from 1315, five years la...
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Rebecca de Guarna
Rebecca de Guarna was an Italian physician and surgeon and author in the 14th century. She is one of the few woman physicians known from the Middle Ages.Rebecca de Guarna was a member of the same Sale...