Este

[es-tey]
Ancient Ateste.
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  • The Este had built a number of residences in the city, which they occupied in turn.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • In this way the Este established the first tyranny on the ruins of a commune.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • Such were the Este whom Ariosto in his poem lauded to the skies.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • Maximilian's letters are not in the Este archives but in Vienna.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • The Este first appeared there about the end of the twelfth century.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius


British Dictionary definitions for este

Este

noun
  1. 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)
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