Palace of Boniface VIII

  • Palace of Boniface VIII

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The building where the famous 'Slap of Anagni' happened, where Pope Boniface VIII was publicly humiliated by Sciarra Colonna during the confrontation between the pope and the envoy of Philip the Fair, Guillaume de Nogaret. Probably it was more of a "moral slap" than an actual physical beating, but the episode marks an important step in the history of the church.

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