Friday 13 May 2016, h 5:00 pm
University for Foreigners of Perugia, Gallenga Palace
Piazza Fortebraccio

Special meeting dedicated to the writer and journalist Marco Rufini, recently perished, and to his novel, “Quasi Re. Vita di Fortebraccio Capitano di ventura” (Nearly King. The life of Braccio)

Event in collaboration with Perugia 1416. Coordinator Anton Carlo Ponti, special guest Mogol (author and composer).

QUASI RE. Vita di Fortebraccio Capitano di ventura, 2014 winner of the price ITALIA MEDIEVALE, it is a literary painting, between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,  of the noble Fortebraccio da Montone, the umbrian Captain. He has become the Lord of Perugia and aim to be the first king of Italy, expelling the foreigners presence and restricting the Papal power to souls. He conquers the whole Central Italy, down to Rome. His dreams is about to realise but the new Pope Martin V (of the roman family Colonna, enemies of Umbria) feigning a negotiation, engages a cruel war that will end with the imprisoning and the sentence of death of Fortebraccio da Montone.

Free entrance