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6. Salerno’s Southern Italy in the Tenth Century

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TO CONSTANTINOPLE, southern Italy in the tenth century must still have seemed a gray world, merely one more troubled frontier zone. Yet in at least some segments of the region, the tenth century brought bright prospects. One excellent example is the Lombard principality of Salerno. Through most of the century, Capua and Benevento would be far better known beyond southern Italy. But this was to Salerno’s advantage;  Read more...
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ISBN: 9780812215878 9780812205435
Publication:Kreutz, Barbara M.; Before the Normans : Southern Italy in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries; 94; Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc., 2011
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 8182656087
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TO CONSTANTINOPLE, southern Italy in the tenth century must still have seemed a gray world, merely one more troubled frontier zone. Yet in at least some segments of the region, the tenth century brought bright prospects. One excellent example is the Lombard principality of Salerno. Through most of the century, Capua and Benevento would be far better known beyond southern Italy. But this was to Salerno’s advantage; Capua-Benevento in effect served as a buffer, shielding Salerno from the major power struggles. Confrontations with Byzantium, for instance, usually involved Beneventan territory. Salerno was for the most part left alone, to the

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