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Initially the Italian government had offered to let the pope keep the Leonine Citybut the Pope rejected the offer because acceptance would have been an implied endorsement of the legitimacy of the Italian kingdom's rule over his former domain. Rather, being deposed and stripped of much of his former power also removed a measure of personal protection — if he had walked the streets of Rome he might have been in danger from political opponents who had formerly kept their views private. Liberliber website in Italian. One of these dissenters, Filippo Bonouarti, a member of an ancient Tuscan noble family, returned to Italy along with the French armies and briefly set up a revolutionary government in the Ligurian town of Oneglia. Secondly, the patriots realized that the Pope was an enemy, and could never be the leader of a united Italy. Before the defeat at Mentana, Enrico Cairoli, his brother Giovanni, and 70 companions had made a daring attempt to take Rome. In earlythe Austrian army began its march across the Italian peninsula, slowly crushing resistance in each province that had revolted. United States of America: Invitation to a Beheading and My Prisons.