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Barbero, Alessandro

Overview
Works: 199 works in 528 publications in 6 languages and 6,237 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Military history  Fiction  Sources  Dictionaries  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor, Publishing director, Author of introduction
Classifications: DC73, 944.0142092
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Most widely held works by Alessandro Barbero
Charlemagne : father of a continent by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The most important study of Charlemagne in a generation, this biography by distinguished medievalist Alessandro Barbero illuminates both the man and the world in which he lived. Charles the Great - Charlemagne - reigned from a.d. 768 to a.d. 814. At the time if his death, his empire stretched across Europe to include Bavaria, Saxony, parts of Spain, and Italy. With a remarkable grasp of detail and a sweeping knowledge of Carolingian institutions and economy, Barbero not only brings Charlemagne to life with accounts of his physical appearance, tastes and habits, family life, and ideas and actions but also conveys what it meant to be king of the Franks and, later, emperor. He recounts how Charlemagne ruled his empire, kept justice, and waged wars. He describes the nature of everyday life at that time, how the economy functioned, and how Christians perceived their religion. Barbero's analysis of how concepts of slavery and freedom were subtly altered as feudal relations began to grow underscores the dramatic changes that the emperor's wars brought to the political landscape. This latest account provides a new and richer context for considering one of history's most fascinating personalities."--Jacket
The battle : a new history of Waterloo by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To be published on the 190th anniversary of Waterloo, this chronicle meticulously recreates the conflict as it unfolded, from General Reille's early afternoon assault on the chateau of Hougoumont, to the desperate last charge of Napoleon's Imperial Guard as evening settled in
The day of the barbarians : the battle that led to the fall of the Roman Empire by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers a close-up look at the Battle of Adrianople in 378 A.D., which led to a disastrous defeat of the Roman army by a barbarian horde led by Fritigern, a battle that marked the beginning of the end for the Roman Empire
Barbares : immigrés, réfugiés et déportés dans l'Empire romain by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and French and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eyes of Venice by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Falsely accused of a crime he did not commit in sixteenth-century Venice, young stonesman Michele flees for his life aboard a galley, leaving behind his wife Bianca who grapples with finding her way in the dark and labyrinthine city
Bella vita e guerre altrui di Mr. Pyle, gentiluomo : romanzo by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
29 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Amerikaanse diplomaat wordt in 1806, onder de dreiging van een nieuwe veldtocht van Napoleon, naar Berlijn gezonden om de intriges van de Fransen en de stemming aan het Pruisische hof in de gaten te houden
Dizionario del Medioevo by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Da "abaco" a "vulgata", i concetti, i personaggi e le istituzioni del Medioevo decritti attraverso le voci del dizionario. Uno strumento di consultazione utile alla miglior comprensione di un'epoca cruciale della storia europea
Le jour des barbares : Andrinople, 9 août 378 by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La bataille d'Andrinople, le 9 août 378, dans la province romaine de Thrace, aujourd'hui la partie européenne de la Turquie, fut une défaite désastreuse pour les Romains. Un siècle avant sa chute officielle, c'est à Andrinople que fut scellé le sort de l'Empire romain
The day of the Barbarians : the first battle in the fall of the Roman Empire by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aristocrazia nella società francese del Medioevo : analisi delle fonti letterarie (secoli X-XIII) by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
10 editions published in 1987 in Italian and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The battle : a new history of the Battle of Waterloo by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'ultimo rosa di Lautrec : romanzo by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Histoires de croisades by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and Italian and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romanzo russo : fiutando i futuri supplizi by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
7 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medioevo : storia di voci, racconto di immagini by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
8 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un'oligarchia urbana : politica ed economia a Torino fra Tre e Quattrocento by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
9 editions published in 1995 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il ducato di Savoia : amministrazione e corte di uno stato franco-italiano : 1416-1536 by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un santo in famiglia : vocazione religiosa e resistenze sociali nell'agiografia latina medievale by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in Italian and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlemagne : un père pour l'Europe by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rédigée par un médiéviste italien, une biographie d'un abord aisé qui replace dans son contexte historique, social et culturel le fondateur de la dynastie carolingienne. L'auteur s'emploie en particulier à montrer comment sont alors posées les assises de l'Europe moderne. Une bibliographie commentée (p. 419-468) et un index des noms complètent le volume. [SDM]
Le divan d'Istanbul brève histoire de l'Empire ottoman by Alessandro Barbero( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Italian and French and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
A BARBERO
Barbero, Alessandro
バルベーロ, アレッサンドロ
Languages
Italian (164)
English (30)
French (25)
Dutch (4)
Spanish (2)
Slovenian (1)
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