Ghibellines


Ghibellines

Historical dictionary of Renaissance art. . 2008.

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  • Ghibellines and Guelphs — • Names adopted by the two factions that kept Italy divided and devastated by civil war during the greater part of the later Middle Ages Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ghibellines / Guelfs —    Party names of the two rival factions that arose in many Italian communes during the wars of the 12th and 13th centuries between the German emperors and the popes. The Ghibellines supported the efforts of the emperors of the Hohenstaufen or… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

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  • Guelfs and Ghibellines —    The names of Italian political factions deriving from the German Welf, the family name of the Dukes of Bavaria, and Waiblingen, the name of the castle of the Hohenstaufen Dukes of Swabia. The terms were first used in 1235 during the conflict… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Guelphs and Ghibellines — Opposing factions in German and Italian politics during the Middle Ages. The terms Guelph (see Welf dynasty) and Ghibelline (from Waiblingen, the castle of the Welfs Hohenstaufen opponents) first acquired significance in Italy during the reign of …   Universalium

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