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Girolamo Savonarola (1452–1498)

Savonarola, Girolamo (sä-von-ä-rō’lä). One of the great figures of Italian history; born at Ferrara, Sept. 21, 1452; hanged and his body burned May 23, 1498, a victim of the struggles of parties and factions during the pontificate of Alexander VI. (Borgia). The following are the titles of some of his works: ‘The Triumph of the Cross’; ‘Meditations on the Thirty-First Psalm’; ‘Sermons’; ‘Poems,’ the latter being few in number; ‘Essays’; etc.