Valperga

[novel] Valperga: or, the Life and Adventures of Castruccio, Prince of Lucca ə is an 1823 historical novel by the Romantic novelist Mary Shelley, set amongst the wars of the Guelphs and Ghibellines (the latter of which she spelled `Ghibeline`.) ==Publication details== Mary Shelley`s original title is now the subtitle; `Valperga` was select
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Valperga

Valperga is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about {convert|35|km|mi} north of Turin, in the Canavese historical region. It is most famous for the Sacro Monte of Belmonte, a site of pilgrimage and worship close to it. The Sacro Monte was built in 1712 at the initiative of the Friar Minor Mich
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