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Medieval, 476-1492

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  • Barbar – König – Tyrannby Andreas Goltz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Theoderich der Große (um 453–526) gehört zu den faszinierendsten Herrschergestalten der Völkerwanderungszeit. Wie kein anderer Germanenkönig beeindruckte und polarisierte der Ostgote seine Mit- und Nachwelt. Die Urteile schwanken zwischen Verklärung als idealer Herrscher und Verdammung als Tyrann und häretischer Verfolger. Die vorliegende Arbeit... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 68.00

    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$ 37.00

    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$ 16.87

    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...

  • Sleepwalking into a New Worldby Chris Wickham

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 30.95 US$ 28.16

    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...

  • Italy in the Central Middle Agesby David Abulafia

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 34.99

    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...

  • Roman Monarchy and the Renaissance Princeby Peter Stacey

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00

    In this text Stacey traces the formative impact of Seneca's political philosophy upon medieval and Renaissance thinking about princely government. more...

  • The Origins of the State in Italy, 1300-1600by Julius Kirshner

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    The beginnings of the state in Europe is a central topic of contemporary historical research. The making of such early modern Italian regional states as Florence, the kingdom of Naples, Milan, and Venice exemplifies a decisive turn in the state tradition of Western Europe. The Origins of the State in Italy, 1300-1600 represents the best in American,... more...

  • The Medieval Idea of Law as Represented by Lucas de Penna (Routledge Revivals)by Walter Ullmann

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Upon its original publication in 1946, this work represented a new approach to medieval studies, offering indispensable analysis to the historian of legal, political and social ideas. Research into the original sources leads the author through unexplored realms of medieval thought. By contrasting contemporary opinions with those of his central figure,... more...