- a city in NE Italy: medieval fortress; ancient Roman ruins.
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Contemporary Examples of este
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Historical Examples of este
The Este had built a number of residences in the city, which they occupied in turn.
In this way the Este established the first tyranny on the ruins of a commune.
Such were the Este whom Ariosto in his poem lauded to the skies.
Maximilian's letters are not in the Este archives but in Vienna.
The Este first appeared there about the end of the twelfth century.
- a noble family of Italy founded by Alberto Azzo II (996–1097), who was invested with the town of Este in NE Italy as a fief of the Holy Roman Empire. The family governed Ferrara (13th–16th centuries), Modena, and Reggio (13th–18th centuries)