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The Battle of Benevento according to Andrew of Hungary and Saba Malaspina

The Battle of Benevento according to Andrew of Hungary and Saba Malaspina

by Mendola, Louis

This is the first English translation of several original Latin texts describing the Battle of Benevento of 1266 that led to the demise of the Hohenstaufen dynasty and the rise of the House of Anjou in Italy...

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The Ferraris Chronicle

The Ferraris Chronicle

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Every once in a while a long-forgotten work emerges from the shadows of the Middle Ages to be published in English for the first time. This is the first complete English translation of the prose chronicle named for the abbey of Santa Maria della Ferraria...

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Frederick, Conrad and Manfred of Hohenstaufen, Kings of Sicily

Frederick, Conrad and Manfred of Hohenstaufen, Kings of Sicily

by Mendola, Louis

In the decade following the death of Frederick II in 1250, his sons Conrad and Manfred had to defend the Kingdom of Sicily against covetous popes and traitorous barons. This is the only contemporary chronicle to recount these events from the point of view of the Hohenstaufen dynasty and their Ghibelline supporters...

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The Kingdom of Sicily 1130-1860

The Kingdom of Sicily 1130-1860

by Mendola, Louis

Covering seven eventful centuries, this is the first complete history of the Kingdom of Sicily ever published. The lively narrative traces the history of Sicily from the foundation of its multicultural kingdom under the Normans in the twelfth century to the end of its baroque monarchy in the nineteenth, with framing chapters covering the periods before and afterward...

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Knighthood and Feudalism in Medieval Sicily

Knighthood and Feudalism in Medieval Sicily

by Mendola, Louis

This is the first book ever published in English to consider Sicily's complex knightly and feudal environment from its inception under the Normans around 1060 until the end of Aragonese rule in 1410...

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Margaret, Queen of Sicily

Margaret, Queen of Sicily

by Alio, Jacqueline

Sometimes it takes just one strong woman to tame a pack of zealous men. Meet Margaret of Sicily. For five years during the twelfth century, Margaret of Navarre, Queen of Sicily, was the most powerful woman in Europe and the Mediterranean. Her life and times make for the compelling story of a wife, sister, mother and leader...

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Murderesses

Murderesses

by Di Benedetto, Daniela

Two women, each intelligent, talented, wealthy, beautiful. What could drive them to kill? These stories take us to Rome and Palermo.

Two Boyfriends Too Many is the story of Samantha, who seems interested in nothing beyond her all-consuming career as a writer. Twice she ends up with men she loves, and each one is killed in mysterious circumstances...

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The Peoples of Sicily

The Peoples of Sicily

by Mendola, Louis

Can the eclectic medieval history of the world's most conquered island be a lesson for our times? Home to Normans, Byzantines, Arabs, Germans and Jews, 12th-century Sicily was a crossroads of cultures and faiths, the epitome of diversity. Here Europe, Asia and Africa met, with magical results. Bilingualism was the norm, women's rights were defended, and the environment was protected...

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Queens of Sicily 1061-1266

Queens of Sicily 1061-1266

by Alio, Jacqueline

Eighteen women. Eighteen stories. Each one unique. Some never told before. They are the semi-forgotten women of European medieval history. This is the first compendium of detailed scholarly biographies of the countesses and queens of the Kingdom of Sicily during the Hauteville and Hohenstaufen reigns, based on original research in medieval charters, chronicles and letters...

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Sicilian Dynasty

Sicilian Dynasty

by Di Benedetto, Daniela

Late in the twentieth century, young Eva marries the much older Antonio, heir to one of Sicily's last large rural estates. Eva prefers the city to country life, while her husband is constantly haunted by personal demons and past jealousies...

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Sicilian Food and Wine

Sicilian Food and Wine

by Lombardo, Francesca

Sicily's culinary landscape is as eclectic as the island's complex history. Written by Sicilians in Sicily, this book introduces Sicilian cuisine, explaining what it is and where to find it. Presenting descriptions, background, a glossary and a dozen classic (and simple) recipes, it is a reliable reference for anybody captivated by Sicily's food, wine and timeless culture...

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Sicilian Genealogy and Heraldry

Sicilian Genealogy and Heraldry

by Mendola, Louis

In Sicilian genealogy, a generation by generation lineage to the Late Middle Ages isn't unusual. This long-awaited, definitive guide shows you how to do it. Sicily boasts the world's best genealogical records, revealing the deep roots of a Sicilian identity and facilitating the construction of many pedigrees into the fifteenth century...

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Sicilian Studies

Sicilian Studies

by Alio, Jacqueline

In the first book of its kind, two of Sicily's leading historians and lecturers outline strategies and resources available in English for professors and other instructors wishing to introduce students to the world's most conquered island. Sicily boasts a cosmopolitan heritage, yielding lessons perfectly suited to our complex times. This guide is not only for educators...

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Sicily's Rebellion Against King Charles

Sicily's Rebellion Against King Charles

by Mendola, Louis

This is a translation of the memoir of John of Procida written as a chronicle in Middle Sicilian around 1290 as Lu Rebellamentu di Sichilia contra Re Carlu, with accompanying commentary by one of Sicily's leading historians. The chronicle of John of Procida brings us the spy story, the swashbuckler, the wartime saga and the morality play in a work that transcends any single genre...

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The Time Traveler's Guide to Norman-Arab-Byzantine Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù

The Time Traveler's Guide to Norman-Arab-Byzantine Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù

by Mendola, Louis

Some travel books transport you over distance. This one takes you back in time. It's the perfect book to read before you get to Sicily, and to consult when you're there. This is the first guide written in English dedicated to the polyglot medieval heritage of three Sicilian cities where Europe met Africa and Asia for three magical centuries...

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The Time Traveler's Guide to Sicily

The Time Traveler's Guide to Sicily

by Mendola, Louis

A popular travel guide book for Sicily is a great choice for ninety percent of those planning a visit to this fascinating island. This book was written for the other ten percent...

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Women of Sicily

Women of Sicily

by Alio, Jacqueline

Rarely have women found their place in the chronicles of Sicily's thirty-century history. Here one of Sicily's most popular historians introduces seventeen women of varied backgrounds who defied convention to make their mark in the annals of the complex history of the world's most conquered island...

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Similar Titles

  • The Ferraris Chronicle
  • Frederick, Conrad and Manfred of Hohenstaufen, Kings of Sicily
  • The Kingdom of Sicily 1130-1860
  • Knighthood and Feudalism in Medieval Sicily
  • Margaret, Queen of Sicily
  • Murderesses
  • The Peoples of Sicily
  • Queens of Sicily 1061-1266
  • Sicilian Dynasty
  • Sicilian Food and Wine
  • Sicilian Genealogy and Heraldry
  • Sicilian Studies
  • Sicily's Rebellion Against King Charles
  • The Time Traveler's Guide to Norman-Arab-Byzantine Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù
  • The Time Traveler's Guide to Sicily
  • Women of Sicily
  • The Battle of Benevento according to Andrew of Hungary and Saba Malaspina
 

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