Sentence Examples with the word valla

In Filelfo and Valla Poggio found his match; and Italy was amused for years with the spectacle of their indecent combats.

The genuineness of the Constitutum was first critically assailed by Laurentius Valla in 1440, whose De falso credita et ementita Constantini donatione declamatio opened a controversy that lasted until, at the close of the 18th century, the defence was silenced.