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The Peoples of Sicily: A Multicultural Legacy

The Peoples of Sicily: A Multicultural Legacy

by Louis Mendola

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|November 10, 2014

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Can the eclectic medieval history of the world's most conquered island be a lesson for our times? Home to Normans, Byzantines, Arabs, Germans and Jews, 12th-century Sicily was a crossroads of cultures and faiths, the epitome of diversity. Here Europe, Asia and…
Sicilian Queenship: Power And Identity In The Kingdom Of Sicily 1061-1266
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This informative supplement to the author's Queens of Sicily 1061-1266 further explores the queens' use of power and the Sicilian cultural identity forged by these women. Chapters are dedicated to topics such as: the queens' suppression of…
The Time Traveler's Guide to Norman-Arab-Byzantine Palermo, Monreale and Cefalù
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Some travel books transport you over distance. This one takes you back in time. It's the perfect book to read before you get to Sicily, and to consult when you're there. This is the first guide written in English dedicated to the polyglot medieval heritage of…
Margaret, Queen of Sicily

Margaret, Queen of Sicily

by Jacqueline Alio

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|August 16, 2017

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Sometimes it takes just one strong woman to tame a pack of zealous men. Meet Margaret of Sicily. For five years during the twelfth century, Margaret of Navarre, Queen of Sicily, was the most powerful woman in Europe and the Mediterranean. Her life and times make…
Queens of Sicily 1061-1266

Queens of Sicily 1061-1266

by Jacqueline Alio

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|June 11, 2019

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Eighteen women. Eighteen stories. Each one unique. Some never told before. They are the semi-forgotten women of European medieval history. This is the first compendium of detailed scholarly biographies of the countesses and queens of the Kingdom of Sicily during…
Sicilian Studies: A Guide And Syllabus For Educators
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In the first book of its kind, two of Sicily's leading historians and lecturers outline strategies and resources available in English for professors and other instructors wishing to introduce students to the world's most conquered island. Sicily boasts a…
The Ferraris Chronicle: Popes, Emperors, and Deeds in Apulia 1096-1228

The Ferraris Chronicle: Popes, Emperors, and Deeds in Apulia 1096-1228

by Jacqueline Alio

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|March 26, 2018

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Every once in a while a long-forgotten work emerges from the shadows of the Middle Ages to be published in English for the first time. This is the first complete English translation of the prose chronicle named for the abbey of Santa Maria della Ferraria. It was…
Sicilian Food and Wine: The Cognoscente's Guide
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Sicily's culinary landscape is as eclectic as the island's complex history. Written by Sicilians in Sicily, this book introduces Sicilian cuisine, explaining what it is and where to find it. Presenting descriptions, background, a glossary and a dozen classic…
Women of Sicily: Saints, Queens and Rebels

Women of Sicily: Saints, Queens and Rebels

by Jacqueline Alio

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|March 9, 2015

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Rarely have women found their place in the chronicles of Sicily's thirty-century history. Here one of Sicily's most popular historians introduces seventeen women of varied backgrounds who defied convention to make their mark in the annals of the complex history…
Kingdom Of Sicily 1130-1266: The Norman-swabian Age And The Identity Of A People
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