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Orsini

/ orˈsiːni /

noun

  1. an Italian aristocratic family that was prominent in Rome from the 12th to the 18th century


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The great castle, once the stronghold of the Orsini, but now belonging to Prince Odescalchi, rises high above the village.

So it was that we pacified the wild Orsini, and later a new castle was born phœnix-like from the ashes of the old.

Orsini and his companions run up a ladder to a window, enter, and come out carrying Irene, Rienzi's sister.

Orsini and Vittoria were married, but their union was of short duration.

In the early 13th century it belonged to the Frangipani family, but passed into the hands of the Orsini in 1266.

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