Savonarola



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Girolamo
[ji-rol-uh-moh;; Italian jee-raw-lah-maw] /dʒɪˈrɒl əˌmoʊ;; Italian dʒiˈrɔ lɑ mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1452–98, Italian monk, reformer, and martyr.
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Girolamo (dʒiˈrɔːlamo). 1452–98, Italian religious and political reformer. As a Dominican prior in Florence he preached against contemporary sinfulness and moral corruption. When the Medici were expelled from the city (1494) he instituted a severely puritanical republic but lost the citizens’ support after being excommunicated (1497). He was hanged and burned as a heretic

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