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Percorsi recenti degli studi medievali

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Book Series: Scuole di dottorato ISBN: 9788884534415 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_343878 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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This book brings together the proceedings of the study days organised to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Florence University PhD course in Mediaeval History. It offers, first and foremost to the broad public of young scholars of Italian mediaeval history, an overview of conceptual approaches to the major issues characterising the various ambits of mediaeval research over the last twenty years.

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middle ages --- medioevo

La civiltà comunale italiana nella storiografia internazionale

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Book Series: Biblioteca di storia ISBN: 9788884535757 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_343876 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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This book contains the proceedings of the first international conference organised by the Centro di Studi sulla civiltà comunale of the University of Florence, and offers a fine overview of the contribution made by international historiography to the history of the Italian Comunes. One of the most significant periods in the country's past is addressed here by some of the leading international specialists through the reconstruction of the approaches, issues and outcomes of the principal foreign historiographies (German, French, American, Spanish and English). The result is a fairly articulated picture of how the civilisation of the Comune has been treated and appraised over time outside Italy. Consequently, the book is offered as an updated tool of historiographic reflection and as a useful yardstick for studies devoted to the European urban world.

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municipality --- comune --- middle ages --- medioevo

Conflitti, paci e vendette nell'Italia comunale

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Book Series: Reti Medievali E-Book ISBN: 9788884534453 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_343877 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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This book is a collection of seven essays with an introduction by the editor. The contributions propose first-hand studies of some of the less researched aspects of the history of the Italian communes: the practices of conflict, vendetta and pacification. The variety of different ways of resolving conflicts brought to light by the studies for the various civic and rural contexts (Mantua, Parma, Pisa, Lucca, Florence and the Valdinievole), between the beginning of the thirteenth and the mid fourteenth century, indicate how normal such social relations were, the widespread nature of the feud and the legitimisation and centrality of the culture of the vendetta within the political arena of the commune. The book hence offers a precious contribution for a review of the prevalent narration of the vendetta in late mediaeval Italian society.

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municipality --- comune --- middle ages --- medioevo

Medievistica del Novecento

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Book Series: Reti Medievali E-Book ISBN: 9788884536419 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_345488 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History --- Bibliography
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A comprehensive collection spanning five decades of full-length book reviews and short synopses by Giovanni Tabacco, whose scholarly concerns were never separate from a lifelong engagement as an exacting critical reader. Inspired by wide-ranging historical interests and with a special emphasis on issues of power and culture, these essays provide a valuable commentary to the progression of Medieval Studies during the twentieth century. Guglielmotti, Paola (ed.)

Le signorie dei Rossi di Parma tra XIV e XVI secolo

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Book Series: Reti Medievali E-Book ISBN: 9788884536839 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_342032 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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This volume is devoted to one of the major aristocratic lineages of northern Italy in the later middle ages. The Rossi, whose political and social eminence dates back to the communal age, built in the Parmense a powerful lordship, based both on their estates and fortresses and on a vast patronage network spread over the territory and in the town: and the power of the family, though diminished after the crisis in the relations with the Sforza in 1482, was restored on partially different foundations during the Italian Wars. The essays collected in this book explore the complexity of the Rossi "little seignorial state", focusing on its internal constitution, on its exterior relations and on its artistic and cultural features between the mid-fourteenth and the early sixteenth century.

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rossi --- middle ages --- history --- parma --- storia --- medioevo --- renaissance --- rinascimento

Ricerche sull'organizzazione del territorio nella Liguria medievale

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Book Series: Reti Medievali E-Book ISBN: 8884531160 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_345485 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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The organisation of the territory is the outcome of strategies of varying scope, in which a number of agents interact to shape out the areas of operation. The Liguria reality is probed here through four different situations - separated in chronological terms but sharing the poor visibility and limited efficacy of the fortified settlements. These focus on Genoa, both in the definition of its hinterland between the tenth and the eleventh centuries, and in establishing the bulwarks of coastal territorial expansion in the twelfth; the powerful groups of feudal lords who remoulded the rural settlement layout in the thirteenth century; finally, a village of the hinterland explored right through to the modern age.

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middle ages --- history --- società --- society --- storia --- medioevo --- liguria

Una comunità rurale toscana di antico regime

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ISBN: 8884534836 8884534844 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_356376 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Sociology --- History
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In a perspective of local history that combines problem analysis with a reconstruction accessible even to non-specialists, this book addresses the economy, society and institutions of a rural community of the Tuscan Apennines. The community of Raggiolo is portrayed over a long span of time ranging from the late centuries of the Middle Ages up to the end of the eighteenth century. We are thus offered a picture of the Casentino mountains which reveals - in the centuries-old intertwining of mountain economy, social equality, sharing of the management of the local administration and the goods belonging to the collectivity - one of the main reasons for the resistance to change which was to mark the end of the ancien regime.

La trasformazione di un quadro politico

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Book Series: Biblioteca di storia ISBN: 9788884535771 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_343880 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: Law --- History
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This book proposes a series of studies devoted to one of the most important areas of political and institutional history, that of the relations between the political dimension and the exercise of justice. Centred on the experience of Florence, but open to comparison with that of other parts of Italy, the investigation brings to light how, in the transformation of the political framework of the age of the Comune to that of the territorial State between the thirteenth and the fifteenth centuries, in the relations between the powers active in the territory the sphere of justice offered scope for debate and political competition as well as leverage for legitimisation. One of the intentions of the book is, in fact, to contribute to revising the concept of justice, going beyond the traditional vision of public function and an aspect of the progressive affirmation of the State.

Storia di un dottorato: storia medievale nell'Università di Firenze

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Book Series: Scuole di dottorato ISBN: 8884531780 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_345475 Language: Italian
Publisher: Firenze University Press
Subject: History
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The PhD course in Mediaeval History of the University of Florence is one of the oldest in the Italian university circuit. Founded in 1983 by Girolamo Arnaldi, Elio Conti and Raoul Manselli, all the cycles of the courses were launched, achieving results of the greatest significance in the sphere of research. Over the years, about sixty young students and a couple of dozen teachers have given shape to a human and intellectual experience based on exchange and the acceptance of different points of view. Traced out in this book is a brief history of the first twenty years, rendering account of the activities fostered and the research carried out, and providing the scientific and bibliographic profiles of each member.

Itinerari mediterranei fra IV e IX secolo. Città-capitale e Deserto-monastico

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ISBN: 9788897523352 9788899200107 Year: Language: Italian
Publisher: Accademia University Press
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License: OpenEdition licence for Books

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Il volume raccoglie i saggi presentati in occasione del convegno dal titolo Itinerari mediterranei fra IV e IX secolo: Città-capitale e Deserto-monastico (Genova, 11-12-13 novembre 2010), mettendo in dialogo i contributi di spessore scientifico elaborati da studiosi appartenenti a diverse aree e abbracciando l’articolato contesto del Mediterraneo nella Tarda Antichità e nell’Altomedioevo. Nel risalire alle origini dell’iconografia cristiana, è stato sottolineato il ruolo fondamentale svolto d...

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