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Castello Galliera

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Built in 1330 at the behest of the French Cardinal Bertrand du Pouget this fortress was meant to keep the Bolognese under Papal Rule but they destroyed it in 1404. It was later rebuilt twice under Cardinal Baldassarre Cossa, Pope Eugenio IV Condulmer and Pope Giulio II -- all ending in disaster as the Bolognese refused to surrender their autonomy.



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