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Medieval Italy : texts in translation

Author: Katherine Ludwig Jansen; Joanna H Drell; Frances Andrews; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2009.
Series: Middle Ages series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation gathers together, for the first time in one volume, newly translated primary sources critical to the study of the Italian Middle Ages, ca. 1000-1400 C.E. What  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Ludwig Jansen; Joanna H Drell; Frances Andrews; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1225504866
Notes: Translated variously from Latin, Italian, Arabic, Spanish, Hebrew, or Greek.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xxiii, 589 p. : ill.
Contents: [Pt.] 1. The countryside and its dependencies --
1. Land leasing and legal status in southern Italy : three texts (964-86) --
2. Land, money, and grain : two customary leases in the Diocese of Florence (1073, 1115) --
3. A bequest of town and countryside properties in Eboli (1152) --
4. Sharecropping in the Sienese contado : three texts (1232, 1257, 1293) --
5. Bonvesin della Riva on Milan and its contado (1288) --
6. Giovanni Villani on food shortages and famine in central Italy (1329-30, 1347-48) --
7. A rebellion in Firenzuola (1402) --
[Pt.] 2. Spheres and structures of power : ecclesial and secular --
8. The bishopric of Florence and the foundation of San Miniato al Monte (1013) --
9. Proprietary religious houses in the Diocese of Salerno (1047-92) --
10. The commune and Bishop of Florence forbid the alienation of ecclesiastical property (1159) --
11. Episcopal lordship : scenes from the life of Ubaldo da Gubbio (ca. 1160) --
12. Federigo Visconti's pastoral visitation to Sardinia (1263) --
13. Origins of the commune of Cremora : three texts (996-1097) --
14. Mechanisms of communal government : five texts (1143-84) --
15. Empire and cities in the late twelfth century : the Peace of Constance and its aftermath : two texts (1183, 1216) --
16. Twelfth-century administration of Corleone : two texts (1182, 1178-83) --
17. Giovanni Villani on the ascent of the popolo in Florence (1250, 1293) --
18. The standard bearer of Lucca appeals to local patriotism (1397) --
[Pt.] 3. The commercial revolution --
19. A Genoese apprenticeship contract (1221) --
20. Guild regulations for the oil vendors and grocers of Florence (1318) --
21. The Venetian mint after the Black Death : three texts (1353) --
22. State-run shipping in Venice (1398) --
23. International networks in the Mediterranean (1400) --
24. Transportation of commodities (1401) --
25. Two cargo manifests (1400, 1399) --
26. A run on a bank (1400) --
27. Debt remission (1400) --
28. Trade and diplomacy (1400) --
29. Protectionist legislation (1400) --
30. Usury : six texts (1161-1419) --
[Pt.] 4. Violence, warfare, and peace --
31. The destruction of the monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno (mid-twelfth century) --
32. The Genoese capture of Almería (1147) --
33. Ibn al-Athīr on Sicilian Muslims under Christian rule : the 'Complete testament of history' (twelfth century) --
34. Giovanni Cadagnello on factional strife in Piacenza (1232-35) --
35. Giovanni Villani on the origins of the Guelfs and Ghibellines in Florence (ca. 1300) --
36. Vendetta in fourteenth-century Siena (1321-46) --
37. Charles of Anjou on the battle of Tagliacozzo (1268) --
38. Giovanni Regina on Angevin military success against the Empire (1328) --
39. Matteo Villani on peace and the common good (fourteenth century) --
40. A mercenary soldier : John Hawkwood (1369) --
41. Alliance in exile between the radical Ciompi and magnates against the Florentine guild republic (1379) --
42. Lordships and city-state rivalry in Lombardy and the Veneto (1390-1405) --
43. Maritime warfare and piracy : three texts on Genoa and Venice (1380-1403) --
[Pt.] 5. Law and order --
44. Property rights and the legal system in Salerno (1044) --
45. Roman law and legal studies : three texts (ca. 1124-66) --
46. Odofredus announces his course on Roman law at Bologna (ca. 1230) --
47. The laws of King Roger II (ca. 1140s) --
48. A peace contract (1274) --
49. Regulating consumption and ritual behavior : four texts (1289-1343) --
50. Regulation of brothels in Florence : two texts (thirteenth century and 1346) --
51. The long arm of the Florentine law : two texts (1343, 1345) --
52. Bartolus of Sassoferrato on the making of citizens (fourteenth century) --
53. A trial for witchcraft at Todi (1428) --
54. A question of identity in Venetian Crete (1438) --
[Pt.] 6. The build environment --
55. Incastellamento : two texts from Verona (906, 923) --
56. A bath in southwest Italy (1047) --
57. Bishop Daibert's order on the height of towers
Series Title: Middle Ages series.
Responsibility: edited by Katherine L. Jansen, Joanna Drell, and Frances Andrews.

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