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Francesca da Rimini


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Francesca da Rimini Died c. 1285. Italian noblewoman. Unhappily married, she fell in love with her brother-in-law. When her husband learned of the affair, he murdered his wife and brother, a tragedy recounted in Dante's Inferno.


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