The Age of Robert Guiscard: Southern Italy and the Northern Conquest [NOOK Book]

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Founded upon an unrivalled knowledge of the original sources for the conquest, this is a cogent and lucid analysis of a key medieval subject hitherto largely ignored by historians.
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The Age of Robert Guiscard: Southern Italy and the Northern Conquest

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Overview

Founded upon an unrivalled knowledge of the original sources for the conquest, this is a cogent and lucid analysis of a key medieval subject hitherto largely ignored by historians.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317900221
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/10/2014
  • Series: Medieval World
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 344
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
Ch. I Southern Italy before the Normans 12
Ch. II The coming of the Normans 60
Ch. III The conquest of the mainland 92
Ch. IV The conquest of Sicily 146
Ch. V The Normans, the papacy and the two empires 186
Ch. VI Government and society in Norman Italy 234
Conclusion 291
Genealogical tables 297
I The Hauteville kin 299
II The descendants of Robert Guiscard 300
III The Lombard princes of Capua and Renevento 301
IV The family of the Lombard princes of Salerno 302
V The Norman counts of Aversa and princes of Capua 303
VI The descendants of Amicus 304
VII The counts of the Principate 304
VIII The Guarna family of Salerno 305
Maps 307
A brief guide to further reading 314
Index 321
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