Napoleone sentence example
- Martino was followed by two other Torriani, Filippo his brother (1263-1265) and Napoleone his cousin (1265-1277), as lords of Milan.
- Napoleone obtained the title of imperial vicar from Rudolph of Hapsburg.
- But the nobles under the Visconti had been steadily gathering strength, and Napoleone was defeated at Desio in 1277.
- This was followed (1813-1818) by his magnum opus, the Storia della scultura dal suo risorgimento in Italia al secolo di Napoleone, in the composition of which he had been encouraged and advised by Giordano and Wilhelm Schlegel (1767-1845).