Sentence Examples

  • Eugenius at length convened a rival council at Ferrara on the 8th of January 1438 and excommunicated the prelates assembled at Basel.
  • Set up in opposition to the council of Basel a general council summoned by himself, which met first at Ferrara and afterwards at Florence.
  • He was employed by Napoleon to superintend the engineering operations for protecting the province of Ferrara against the inundations of the Po and for draining and improving the Pontine Marshes.
  • Constituted a duchy in 1452 in favour of Borso d'Este, and enlarged and strengthened by Hercules II., it became the ducal residence on the incorporation of Ferrara with the States of the Church (1598).
  • And Ercole I., duke of Ferrara, from whom he recaptured Rovigo and the Polesine.

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