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A Companion to Medieval Palermo: The History of a Mediterranean City From 600 to 1500

edited by Annliese Nef ; French and Italian texts translated by Martin Thom
Format
Book
Published
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.
Language
English
Series
Brill's companions to European history
ISBN
9789004223929, 9004223924, 9789004252530 (e-book)
Contents
  • The medieval history of Palermo in a new light / Annliese Nef
  • Palermo in the eastern Roman empire / Vivien Prigent
  • Islamic Palermo and the Dar al-Islam : politics, society and the economy (from the mid-9th to the mid-11th century) / Annliese Nef
  • From a small town to a capital : the urban evolution of Islamic Palermo (9th-mid-11th century) / Alessandra Bagnera
  • Palermo experienced, Palermo imagined : Arabic and Islamic culture (9th to 12th-centuries) / Mirella Cassarino
  • Norman Palermo : the capital of a kingdom or the dream scene of an empire? / Annliese Nef
  • Norman Palermo : architecture between the 11th and 12th century / Rosi Di Liberto
  • Palermo in the 12th century : transformations in forma urbis / Elena Pezzini
  • Palermo in the 14th-15th century : urban economy and trade / Henri Bresc
  • Palermo in the 14th-15th century : the urban society / Igor Mineo
  • Palermo as a stage for, and a mirror of, political developments from the 12th to the 15th century / Laura Sciascia
  • The city of foreigners : Palermo and the Mediterranean from the 11th to the 15th century / Gian Luca Borghese
  • Religious Palermo : a panorama between the 12th and the 15th centuries / Henri Bresc
  • Monreale from its origin to the end of the Middle Ages / Sulamith Brodbeck
  • Linguistic cultures and textual production in Palermo, from the end of the 11th to the end of the 15th century / Benoît Grévin
  • The Jews of Palermo from late antiquity to the expulsion (598-1492) / Giuseppe Mandalà
  • Citizens and freedom in medieval Sicily / Fabrizio Titone.
Description
xviii, 542 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 525-528) and index.
Series Statement
Brill's companions to European history, 2212-7410 ; volume 5
Brill's companions to European history, volume 5
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