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Aldiger. See Dante Alighieri

Index: Historia del guerrero y de la cautiva

Fishburn and Hughes: A name of Teutonic origin translated into Italian as Aldighiero (later Alighiero). Dante's great-great-grandfather, the warrior Cacciaguida, had married a woman from the Aldighieri family, as he explains to the poet in the Divine Comedy: 'My wife came from the vale of Po; / whence was derived the surname thou dost bear' (Paradiso, Canto XV, 137/8). Story of the Warrior and the Captive Maiden