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Tuscan Countess: The Life and Extraordinary Times of Matilda of Canossa

Tuscan Countess This is a fast-paced and colorful exploration of the life of Matilda of Canossa (c. 10461115), the woman who loved a pope and was loved by him, successfully defied the Holy Roman Emperor, and changed the map of Europe. A new kind of history, this biography also carries the flavor of present-day Italy. Matilda of Canossa, the Great Countess Full description


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