Gregorovius, Ferdinand grĕgərō´vēəs, Ger. fĕr´dēnänt grā˝gōrō´vēo͝os [key], 1821–91, German historian. He spent many years in Rome, where he produced his authoritative History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages (8 vol., 1859–72; tr. 1894–1900). Other works include his Life of the Emperor Hadrian (1851, tr. 1898).
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