Rival Italian political factions and families collided

Picone-Chiodo, Marco
June 1996
Military History;Jun96, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p74
Reports that 13th century Italy was generally a period of unmitigated violence, focusing on the climax of a civil war near Montaperti between Siena and Florence. Featured information on civil wars which resulted from power struggles; Crusade against Ezzelino da Romano by the political party the Guelphs; Troop strength of both sides of the Montaperti battle; Monument to the persons who died in the Battle of Montaperti.


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