Delfino, Gentile
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15th century. Italy. The so-called Diarium Romanum, attributed to Gentile Delfino, is a chronicle of various events that occurred in Rome and Italy between the second half of the 14th century and the early 15th century. The text covers different events, with no apparent order:  news on major Roman families (Caetani, Colonna, Orsini, Savelli, etc.) and on the popes, on the coronation of Francesco Petrarca in Campidoglio (1341), information on the construction of the staircase leading to the Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli (…

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Guerrieri, Elisabetta, “Delfino, Gentile”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 20 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_01083>
First published online: 2016



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