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Routledge Revivals: Medieval Italy (2004)

An Encyclopedia - Volume II, 1st Edition

Edited by Christopher Kleinhenz

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702 pages

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Description

First published in 2004, Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia provides an introduction to the many and diverse facets of Italian civilization from the late Roman empire to the end of the fourteenth century. It presents in two volumes articles on a wide range of topics including history, literature, art, music, urban development, commerce and economics, social and political institutions, religion and hagiography, philosophy and science.

This illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource and will be of key interest not only to students and scholars of history but also to those studying a range of subjects, as well as the general reader.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgements; Publisher’s Note; Contributors; Alphabetical List of Entries; Maps; Entries A-K

About the Editor

Christopher Kleinhenz is the Carol Mason Kirk Professor Emeritus of Italian at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he taught Italian literature of the Due- and Trecento, manuscript studies, and art and literature in medieval Italy for almost forty years (1968-2007).

About the Series

Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period.

First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and Gender, Archaeology, Islamic and Jewish Civilization and Science, Technology and Medicine, as well as a number of regions including Italy, Scandinavia, France, England and the Middle East.

Written by leading experts in the field, these reference works will be valuable resources not only to students and scholars of the middle ages, but also those studying a number of humanities and social sciences. They are also accessible to general and introductory readers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS020000
HISTORY / Europe / Italy
HIS037010
HISTORY / Medieval