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Medieval, 476-1492

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  • Barbar ? König ? Tyrannby Andreas Goltz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Theodoric the Great is one of the most fascinating characters among the rulers from the time of the migrations of the Germanic peoples. Like no other Germanic king, this East Goth polarised the world of his time and made an impression on posterity. Opinions on him range from glorifying him as the ideal ruler to condemning him as a tyrant... more...

  • People and Identity in Ostrogothic Italy, 489?554by Patrick Amory

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 68.00 US$ 55.76

    A new view of the Goths of Italy, challenging racist, nationalist assumptions about barbarian groups. more...

  • Renaissance Civic Humanismby James Hankins

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    The evolution of republican concepts compared to medieval and early modern traditions of political thought. more...

  • Il senso ritrovatoby Ervin Laszlo; Pier Mario Biava

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 29.99

    Stiamo vivendo una crisi sistemica, epocale, che non riguarda solo l?economia e la finanza, ma anche l?ecosistema, il nostro mondo di valori e la cultura su cui si è basata finora la nostra vita su questo pianeta. Di fronte a una crisi di queste proporzioni, occorre mettere in discussione il paradigma in base al quale si è organizzata la nostra società.... more...

  • "Inter graecos latinissimus, inter latinos graecissimus"by Claudia Märtl; Christian Kaiser; Thomas Ricklin

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 196.00

    Cardinal Bessarion is renowned for having bridged the frontier that existed between the Western world of Latin and the Eastern world of Greek. As an integrative intermediary and humanistic patron of culture, he served as a witness to the epoch?s diverse and momentous processes of inclusion and exclusion. The articles attempt to reconstruct... more...

  • Sleepwalking into a New Worldby Chris Wickham

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Amid the disintegration of the Kingdom of Italy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, a new form of collective government?the commune?arose in the cities of northern and central Italy. Sleepwalking into a New World takes a bold new look at how these autonomous city-states came about, and fundamentally alters our understanding of one of the most... more...

  • Mercenaries and their Mastersby Michael Mallett

    Pen and Sword 2009; US$ 10.99

    Michael Mallett’s classic study of Renaissance warfare in Italy is as relevant today as it was when it was first published a generation ago. His lucid account of the age of the condottieri - the mercenary captains of fortune - and of the soldiers who fought under them is set in the wider context of the Italian society of the time and of the warring... more...

  • Tigress of Forliby Elizabeth Lev

    Head of Zeus 2012; US$ 7.28

    Botticelli painted her, Machiavelli slandered her. She led troops into battle, married a Medici, and was imprisoned by the Borgias. The life of Caterina Sforza crossed the firmament of Renaissance Italy like a shooting star. This is her fascinating story. more...

  • Medieval Italyby Christopher Kleinhenz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 570.00

    This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D.... more...

  • Italy in the Central Middle Agesby David Abulafia

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Incorporating the latest developments in the study of the period, a team of leading international scholars provides a fresh and dynamic picture of a period of great transformation in the political, cultural, and economic life of the Italian peninsula, which witnessed the rise of autonomous city states in the north, the creation of a powerful kingdom... more...