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The Norman Kingdom of Sicily
     

The Norman Kingdom of Sicily

by Donald Matthew
 

ISBN-10: 0521262844

ISBN-13: 9780521262842

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An introductory account of the kingdom of Sicily established in 1130 by Roger II, a Norman king, and ruled by him, his son and grandsons until 1194 when the kingdom was conquered by his son-in-law, Henry VI of Hohenstaufen.

Overview

An introductory account of the kingdom of Sicily established in 1130 by Roger II, a Norman king, and ruled by him, his son and grandsons until 1194 when the kingdom was conquered by his son-in-law, Henry VI of Hohenstaufen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521262842
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Medieval Textbooks Series
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

List of abbreviations; Note on coinage; Map of Sicily and southern Italy; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. The Normans and the Monarchy: 1. Southern Italy and the Normans before the creation of the monarchy; 2. The establishment of the kingdom; Part II. The Kingdom: 3. The material resources of the kingdom; 4. The religious communities of the kingdom; 5. Intellectual and artistic aspects of the kingdom; 6. The ordering of society; Part III. The Monarchy: 7. The kings in their kingdom; 8. Royal government and administration; 9. The kingdom's defences and its enemies; Part IV. The Norman Legacy: 10. The kingdom in disarray; 11. The kingdom revitalised; 12. The kingdom betrayed; Index.

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