Definition of Girolamo savonarola

1. Noun. Italian religious and political reformer; a Dominican friar in Florence who preached against sin and corruption and gained a large following; he expelled the Medici from Florence but was later excommunicated and executed for criticizing the Pope (1452-1498).




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Literary usage of Girolamo savonarola

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"SAVONAROLA From 'Life and Times of girolamo savonarola' SAVONAROLA was of middle height, ... girolamo savonarola."

2. The Annual Registeredited by Edmund Burke edited by Edmund Burke (1800)
"girolamo savonarola ; from tht [dme. ALTHOUGH the citizens of Florence admired the talents, ... This was the famous girolamo savonarola, who afterwards ..."

3. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1880)
"Times before the Reformation, with an account of Fra girolamo savonarola, the Friar of Florence. ..."

4. The World's Orators: Comprising the Great Orations of the World's History by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"... girolamo savonarola girolamo savonarola was born at Ferrara, September ai, 1452. From his boyhood he was of a ..."

5. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1880)
"Times before the Reformation, with an account of Fra girolamo savonarola, the Friar of Florence. ..."

6. The Papacy and the Levant, 1204-1571 by Kenneth M. Setton (1978)
"P. Villari, girolamo savonarola, II (new ed., Florence, 1930), append., no. 5, gives the Latin text, previously published by Del Lungo, which had been ..."

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