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Author: Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton
Title: Rienzi, the last of the Roman tribunes
Original publication date: 1835-12-1
Publisher: London : G. Routledge and Sons
Subject (keywords, tags): Rienzo, Cola di, d. 1354

Characters: Cola di Rienzo, Nina, Irene di Gabrini, Adrian Colonna, Walter de Montreal, Stephen Colonna,

Epigraph: Then turn we to her latest Tribune's name, From her ten thousand tyrants turn to thee, Redeemer of dark centuries of shame— The friend of Petrarch—hope of Italy— Rienzi, last of Romans! While the tree Of Freedom's wither'd trunk puts forth a leaf, Even for thy tomb a garland let it be— The Forum's c

Dedication: To Alessandro Manzoni, as to the genius of the place, are dedicated these fruits, gathered on the soil of Italian fiction.

First words: The celebrated name which forms the title to this work will sufficiently apprise the reader that it is in the earlier half of the fourteenth century that my story begins.

Last words: Scarce had he spoken, when a vast volume of smoke obscured the fires afar off, a dull scrash (deadened by the distance) travelled to his ear, and the next moment, the towers on which he gazed had vani
Contributor: University of California Libraries

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