Experts from Guelf
FTC will make presentations at the free Center Stage, right on the expo hall floor, on Tuesday, June 16[sup.
26) Despite being renowned as jurist and Guelf
supporter, his ties to political power were indirect, unlike some of the other professor-arbitrators linked directly with Taddeo through previous political partnership and marriage.
Expulsion of defeated groups--Ghibellines, Guelfs
, Whites (most famously Dante), magnates, gente nuova, powerful families--was a regular occurrence.
It contained urban plans of Montreal, Quebec, By-Town (Ottawa), Toronto, Guelf
(Guelph) and Goderich.
It is transmitted in only one manuscript, written in Austria, which was donated by the Nurnberg burgher Heinrich Meichsner to the convent of Poor Clares in Nurnberg in 1468 and is now housed in the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbuttel (as MS Guelf
1) Tellingly, the canto closes with images of black and white that clearly refer to the vicissitudes of contemporary Black and White Guelf
politics: Pistoia will first grow thin of Blacks ("Pistoia in pria d'i Neri si dimagra," 143), but then Mars will bring turgid clouds and tempest and suddenly disperse the mist "so that every White will be wounded" ("si ch'ogne Bianco ne sara feruto," 150).
George Peabody College for Teachers of Vanderbilt University, 1981); Der Wolfenbutteler Chansonnier: Hezog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttel, Codex Guelf
The alignment of the patrician oligarchs in solidarity with Guelf
allies, an arrangement that had been a longstanding feature of traditional Florentine politics, is a policy that Filelfo endorses as he tries to persuade his audience that in the coup of 1434 Eugenius IV (1383-1447; r.
65) The communal character of the depiction of this saint is emphasised further through the representation of the two lions, symbols of the Guelf
party, that flank the central archway and hold the banners of the Popolo (a red cross on a white ground) and the Florentine Commune (a red lily on a white ground).
Following the interlude of the rule of Walter of Brienne (1342-43), who tried to establish social peace and bring magnates back into the city's political class, the regime of the Guelf
popolo tried to restrain the prepotent lineages of city and contado.
The names Guelf
and Ghibelline indicated all too well-established party rivalries, but as if their long-running hostility were not bad enough, during Cino's youth the Guelf
faction itself divided again into two sub-parties with names that stressed their members' polarization, as they split into Neri and Bianchi.
For Lando, as for Erasmus, the wise are considered fools because they "have no desire to rule states, to build cities, to form dynastic marriages, to be a Guelf
or a Ghibelline" as do those whom we falsely consider to be wise.