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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Pavia

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On the Ticino, in Lombardy, is an imposing "city of a hundred towers," with little industry or commerce; in its unfinished cathedral St. Augustine was buried; San Michele, where the early kings of Italy were crowned, dates from the 7th century; the University was founded by Charlemagne, and has now attached to it colleges for poor students, a library, museum, botanic garden, and school of art; stormed by Napoleon in 1796, Pavia was in Austrian possession from 1814 till its inclusion in the kingdom of Italy 1859.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Pavia'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/p/pavia.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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