Thursday, 5 July 2018

293) Cola di Rienzo

Cola di Rienzo (c. 1313 – 1354). Italian medieval politician and popular leader, tribune of the Roman people in the mid-14th century.

- “Thus, emboldened by his tall stature and red hair……
- “Yes, there is his alleged image, by himself supported (but so little Roman), depicting him with red hair, pale complexion and tall staure……/…/coladirienzo.pdf

However, this same pdf says that this image could be a legend, created to confirm the rumour he was the Emperor’s son.

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