Sentence Examples

  • In the 12th century it was a free city, governed by a podesta and consuls after the model of the Italian republics, which it also emulated in commerce and navigation.
  • The Palazzo del Podesta, now a private house, is a brick building of the 15th century.
  • Petronio, the massive Palazzo Comunale, dating from 1245, the Palazzo del Podesta, completed in the same year, and the fine bronze statue of Neptune by Giovanni da Bologna (Jean Bologne of Douai).
  • Side of the piazza is the Palazzo Pretorio, or della Podesta, begun in 1349 and now the municipal palace.
  • In 1203 it had its first podesta, and from this period dates the rise of its importance.

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