Definitions for ugolino, count
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ugolino, count
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
tyrant of Pisa; was of the Guelph party; celebrated for his tragic fate; having fallen into the hands of his enemies, he was in 1288 thrown into a dungeon along with his two sons and two grandsons, and starved to death, a fate which suggested to Dante one of the most terrible episodes in his "Inferno"; the dungeon referred to has since borne the name of the "Tower of Hunger."
Find a translation for the ugolino, count definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ugolino, count definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ugolino, count." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 21 Dec. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ugolino, count>.