an Italian family that ruled Rimini from the 13th to the 16th century

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Historical Examples of malatesta

  • In addition, Fossombrone was taken by the Sforzas from the Malatesta.

    Lucretia Borgia

    Ferdinand Gregorovius

  • That Malatesta—Luigi his name it is—why you think he comes on this school?

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    Wayne Whipple

  • Malatesta got out, but not in the spirit of obedience demanded of him.

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    Wayne Whipple

  • Presently he glanced at Bill and then at Gus, nodding; he turned to Malatesta.

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    Wayne Whipple

  • The one was commanded by Malatesta of Rimini, the other by a papal general.


    Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger