Rethinking Norman Italy : studies in honour of Graham A. Loud /

This volume on Norman Italy (southern Italy and Sicily, c. 1000-1200) honours the pioneering scholarship of Graham A. Loud. An international group of scholars reassesses the paradigm by which Norman Italy has been understood, addressing subjects across four key themes: historiographies, identities a...

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Other Authors: Drell, Joanna H., 1965- (Editor), Oldfield, Paul (Lecturer in medieval history) (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2021.
Series:Artes liberales (Manchester, England)
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction: rethinking Norman Italy
  • Joanna H. Drell<b>Part I: Historiographies</b>2 Norman Italy and Sicily through the eyes of British historians, 1912-76
  • David Abulafia3 The Norman Empire between the eleventh and twelfth centuries with special reference to the Normans in southern Italy
  • Luigi Russo4 Historiography in the making: a name-list of Sicilian Muslims from the Rollus Rubeus cartulary of Cefalù cathedral
  • Alex Metcalfe5 A fiscal provision of Count Roger of Ariano: traces of redactional variants in the <i>Chronicon</i> of Falco of Benevento
  • Edoardo D'Angelo<b>Part II: Identities and communities</b>6 Crucible of faith: <i>fitna</i> in the <i>Travels</i> of Ibn Jubayr
  • Joshua C. Birk7 <i>Bellum civile</i>: urban strife and conflict management in early twelfth-century Benevento
  • Markus Krumm8 Norman rulers and Greek-speaking subjects: the <i>Vitae</i> of Italo-Greek saints (twelfth and thirteenth centuries) and the negotiation of local identities
  • Eleni Tounta9 <i>Griffones</i> and the city of Messina: urban encounters with crusading
  • Paul Oldfield<b>Part III: Religion and the Church</b>10 The foundation of St Euphemia in Calabria: a 'Norman' church in southern Italy?
  • Benjamin Pohl11 King Roger II's legislation on the celebration of marriage
  • Elisabeth van Houts12 The battle against simony in Norman Italy: perceptions, interpretations, measures and consequences
  • Lioba Geis13 Some reflections on the women's monasteries of southern Italy in the eighth to twelfth centuries
  • Jean-Marie Martin<b>Part IV: Conquering Norman Italy and beyond</b>14 The Norman siege of Bari, 1068-71
  • Charles D. Stanton15 The past, present and future of Norman rule in Apulia: Roger II's silver <i>ducalis</i>
  • Sarah Davis-Secord16 From Alexandria to Tinnis: the kingdom of Sicily, Egypt and the Holy Land, 1154-87
  • Alan V. MurrayIndex