Can Grande della Scala


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Can Grande della Scala:

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or Can Grande della Scala
, 1291–1329, lord of Verona, the greatest member of the pro-imperial, or Ghibelline, family that ruled Verona from 1277 to 1387 (see Guelphs and Ghibellines).
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Dante in his Vita nuova, Convivio, and letter to Can Grande della Scala had acknowledged the truth of natural philosophy: if human, then risible.