The Life of Petrarch, Collected from Memoires Pour La Vie de Petrarch Volume 2

The Life of Petrarch, Collected from Memoires Pour La Vie de Petrarch Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1777 edition. Excerpt: ... had borne that name. Trust: brothers perceived of what consequence it was to be firmly united against the league that threatened them, headed by the Emperor. Barnabas was chargedwith the military affairs; all the rest lay upon Galeas. Matthew, or the eldest', presided over all in name, butdid not interfere in any thing. They did nothing of any importance without consulting Petrarch, and this confidence retained him' at Milan, ' of Rome. Rienzi lad no monev to raise houses, ' but breast, and it was immediately followed by a thousand others. Such was the end. of this madz Tribunel IT does not appear from the Writings of Petrarch that he had the least connection with or concern in RienzPs re-establishment; he was' wholly engaged at present with thearrival of the Emperor, who was expected every day in Italy', selected Laura from the ladiesKaround her, topay her the most. particular marks of respect and. attention _ was not kinder to Plato than Caasar was to me." THXS T HlS pacific prince, who came into Italy err tirely to make peace, negotiated one with the V is-comtis in particular, who had thirty thousand troops in good order. They made the emperor cavaliers; commanding none of their subjects to receive any payment or reward. Galeas Viscomti came out to meet him, and conducted him to the palace destined for him. The next day the Emperor wentto the Abbe of Chioravalle, where dinner was prepared for him, and where Barnabas presented him on his own part and on his brothers, with thirty fine horses, richly harnessed. When they came to the gates of Milan, the Emperor invited by the two brothers to enter, answered that could.not.be, for he would keep the word ttumult than a feast. They gave the Prince and his attendants a palace...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893433
  • 9781236893437