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Giovanni da Spilimbergo

He was born near the year 1380. Perhaps he was a disciple to Giovanni Conversini of Ravenna and Antonio da Perugia. He probably accomplished his education as a notary at Padua. His long teaching activity is chronologically...

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Hrodgaud, Duke of Friuli

The ultimate Lombard resistance to Charlemagne’s Franks is owed to Hrodgaud. His end in a battle in 776 marked the final decline of the Lombard reign also in the eastern territories of the peninsula and was traumatic for the...

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Conrad II, Emperor, called the Salian

The beginner of the dynasty of Franconia (born 990 circa – died Utrecht 1039). Energetic and ambitious, he could obtain the crown of Germany [Germania] (1024) and then acquired Bavaria, Swabia [Svevia] and Carinthia [Carinzia]...

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Giacomo da Udine, humanist

He is mostly known for a bundle of works, of various genres, which won him the appreciation and friendship of, among others, Francesco Barbaro, Guarnerio d’Artegna and Giovanni da Spilimbergo, and make of him one of the most...

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Gianfrancesco Banchieri, priest.

With his friend, the abbey Valentino Tonissi, Banchieri was probably the most prestigious representative of the ‘liberal’ clergy of Udine against the temporal power of the papacy, plainly favourable to the Italian union and...

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Gustav Friedrich Haenel, jurist

He was born at Leipzig in 1792 and was for long time a professor at the university of that city, where he devoted himself to the research and study of juridical manuscripts of the main European libraries, giving therefore his...

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Paul the Deacon

Well aware of the cultural, political and military superiority of the Franks, Paul the Deacon wanted to narrate the history of the Lombards and their passage from barbarity into civilisation so that the conquerors could know and...