Medieval Italy Texts in Translation

ISBN-10: 0812220587
ISBN-13: 9780812220582
Edition: 2009
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List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 7/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Contents According to Chronology and Geography
Introduction
Note on Dating and Currency
Abbreviations
The Countryside and Its Dependencies
Land Leasing and Legal Status in Southern Italy: Three Texts (964-86) translated from Latin
Land, Money, and Grain: Two Customary Leases in the Diocese of Florence (1073, 1115) translated from Latin
A Bequest of Town and Countryside Properties in Eboli (1152) translated from Latin
Sharecropping in the Sienese Contado: Three Texts (1232, 1257, 1293) translated from Latin
Bonvesin della Riva on Milan and Its Contado (1288) translated from Latin
Giovanni Villani on Food Shortages and Famine in Central Italy (1329-30, 1347-48) translated from Italian
A Rebellion in Firenzuola (1402) translated from Latin
Spheres and Structures of Power: Ecclesiastical and Secular
The Bishopric of Florence and the Foundation of San Miniato al Monte (1013) translated from Latin
Proprietary Religious Houses in the Diocese of Salerno (1047-92) translated from Latin
The Commune and Bishop of Florence Forbid the Alienation of Ecclesiastical Property (1159) translated from Latin
Episcopal Lordship: Scenes from the Life of Ubaldo da Gubbio (ca. 1160) translated from Latin
Federigo Visconti's Pastoral Visitation to Sardinia (1263) translated from Latin
Origins of the Commune of Cremona: Three Texts (996-1097) translated from Latin
Mechanisms of Communal Government: Five Texts (1143-84) translated from Latin
Empire and Cities in the Late Twelfth Century: The Peace of Constance and Its Aftermath: Two Texts (1183, 1216) translated from Latin
Twelfth-Century Administration of Corleone: Two Texts (1182, 1178-83) translated from Arabic
Giovanni Villani on the Ascent of the Popolo in Florence (1250, 1293) translated from Italian
The Standard Bearer of Lucca appeals to Local Patriotism (1397) translated from Latin
The Commercial Revolution
A Genoese Apprenticeship Contract (1221) translated from Latin
Guild Regulations for the Oil Vendors and Grocers of Florence (1318) translated from Italian
The Venetian Mint After the Black Death: Three Texts (1353) translated from Latin
State-Run Shipping in Venice (1398) translated from Latin
International Networks in the Mediterranean (1400) translated from Italian
Transportation of Commodities (1401) translated from Italian
Two Cargo Manifests (1400, 1399) translated from Italian
A Run on a Bank (1400) translated from Italian
Debt Remission (1400) translated from Italian
Trade and Diplomacy (1400) translated from Italian
Protectionist Legislation (1400) translated from Spanish
Usury: Six Texts (1161-1419) translated from Latin
Violence, Warfare, and Peace
The Destruction of the Monastery of San Vincenzo al Volturno (mid-twelfth century) translated from Latin
The Genoese Capture of Almer�a (1147) translated from Latin
Ibn al-Athir on Sicilian Muslims Under Christian Rule: The Complete Treatment of History (twelfth century) translated from Arabic
Giovanni Codagnello on Factional Strife in Piacenza (1232-35) translated from Latin
Giovanni Villani on the Origins of the Guelfs and Ghibellines in Florence (ca. 1300) translated from Italian
Vendetta in Fourteenth-Century Siena (1321-46) translated from Latin
Charles of Anjou on the Battle of Tagliacozzo (1268) introduced by Caroline Bruzelius; translated from Latin
Giovanni Regina on Angevin Military Success Against the Empire (1328) translated from Latin
Matteo Villani on Peace and the Common Good (fourteenth Century) translated from Italian
A Mercenary Soldier: John Hawkwood (1369) translated from Italian
Alliance in Exile Between the Radical Ciompi and Magnates Against the Florentine Guild Republic (1379) translated from Latin
Lordships and City-State Rivalry in Lombardy and the Veneto (1390-1405) translated from Italian
Maritime Warfare and Piracy: Three Texts on Genoa and Venice (1380-1403) translated from Italian
Law and Order
Property Rights and the Legal System in Salerno (1044) translated from Latin
Roman Law and Legal Studies: Three Texts (ca. 1124-66) translated from Latin
Odofredus Announces His Course on Roman Law at Bologna (ca. 1230) translated from Latin
The Laws of King Roger II (ca. 1140s) translated from Latin
A Peace Contract (1274) translated from Latin
Regulating Consumption and Ritual Behavior: Four Texts (1289-1343) translated from Latin
Regulation of Brothels in Florence: Two Texts (thirteenth century and 1346) translated from Latin
The Long Arm of the Florentine Law: Two Texts (1343, 1345) translated from Latin
Bartolus of Sassoferrato on the Making of Citizens (fourteenth century) translated from Latin
A Trial for Witchcraft at Todi (1428) translated from Latin
A Question of Identity in Venetian Crete (1438) translated from Latin
The Built Environment
Incastellamento: Two Texts from Verona (906, 923) translated from Latin
A Bath in Southwest Italy (1047) translated from Latin
Bishop Daibert's Order on the Height of Towers in Pisa (1090) translated from Latin
Ibn Jubayr's Account of Messina and Palermo (1184-85) translated from Arabic
The Baptistry of Parma: Fourteen Texts (1196-1321) translated from Latin
Charles of Anjou on the Foundation of a Cistercian Monastery near Scurcola (Abruzzo, 1274) introduced by Caroline Bruzelius; translated from Latin
Foundation of a French Monastery in Abruzzo: Santa Maria Della Vittoria (1277) introduced by Caroline Bruzelius; translated from Latin
A Contract for Stonework for the Monastery of Santa Maria di Realvalle (near Naples, 1279) introduced by Caroline Bruzelius; translated from Latin
Jewish and Greek Patronage in Apulia: Two Texts (1313/14, 1372/73) translated from Hebrew and Greek
Ordering the Piazza del Campo of Siena (1309) translated from Italian
On the City Walls and Built Environment of Pavia (1330) translated from Latin
Rome, the Papacy, and Papal Politics
Matilda of Canossa, Papal Patron: Two Texts (eleventh century) translated from Latin
The Marvels of Rome (1143) translated from Latin
Arnald of Brescia at Rome (ca. 1162-66) translated from Latin
Innocent III to the Hospital of Santo Spirito in Sassia (1208) translated from Latin
A Dispute with Pope Innocent III over Customary Rights in Alatri (1212) translated from Latin
Piero della Vigna's Invective Against the Pope (mid-thirteenth century) translated from Latin
The Jubilee Year of 1300: Three Texts (1300) translated from Latin
Cola di Rienzo and Fourteenth-Century Rome: Twelve Texts (fourteenth century) translated from Italian and Latin
The Pacification of the Patrimony of St. Peter (1355-59) translated from Italian
Disease and Medical Practice
Medicine in Southern Italy: Six Texts (twelfth-fourteenth centuries) translated from Latin
Matteo Villani on Plague and Malaria (1357-58) translated from Italian
The Curriculum in Arts and Medicine at Bologna (early fifteenth century) translated from Latin
Dissection at Bologna (early fifteenth century) translated from Latin
Surgery at Bologna (1405) translated from Latin
Varieties of Religious Experience: The Christian Tradition
The Pataria: Andrea da Strumi's Passion of Arialdo (late eleventh century) translated from Latin
Miracles of Bishop Giovanni Cacciafronte of Vicenza (1226) translated from Latin
Life of Raymond "the Palmer" of Piacenza (1212) translated from Latin
Life of Umiliana de' Cerchi (1246) translated from Latin
Franco Sacchetti on "Modern Saints" (ca. 1365) translated from Italian
The Humiliati: Five Texts (1184-thirteenth century) translated from Latin
Albertanus of Brescia: Sermon to a Confraternity (1250) introduced by James M. Powell; translated from Latin
The Confraternity of the Misericordia Maggiore in Bergamo: Three Texts (1282-1362) translated from Latin
Civic Veneration of the Saints at Siena: Six Texts (1326-39) translated from Latin
Opicino de Canistris: Confessions of a Parish Priest (1336) translated from Latin
Marriage, Family, and Children
Family and Marriage in Lombard Salerno: Three Texts (1008-78) translated from Latin
Geoffrey Malaterra on the Marriage of Matilda and Raymond of Toulouse: Two Texts (ca. 1080) translated from Latin
Frederick II's Legislation on Adultery and Prostitution (1231) translated from Latin
The Customs of Salerno on Dowries (1251) translated from Latin
Disputed Marriage in Bologna (ca. late thirteenth century) translated from Latin
Trees of Consanguinity and Affinity (ca. 1310-30) introduced
Marriage, Family, and Children in the Datini Family: Nine Texts (1375-1401) translated from Italian
Marriage, Dowry, and Remarriage in the Sassetti Household (1384-97) translated from Italian
Family and Children in the Libro di Ricordi of Luca da Panzano (1425-46) translated from Italian
Education and Erudition
Local Schools and Elementary Education
Giovanni Villani on the Schools of Florence (late 1330s) translated from Italian
Schooling for a Girl (1399, 1402) translated from Latin
Grammer School: Two Texts (1360s, 1406) translated from Italian
Learning to Read: La Tavola (ca. mid-fourteenth century) translated from Latin
Learning to Latinize: Donadello (ca. mid-fourteenth century) translated from Latin
Learning to Reckon: Leonardo Fibonacci's Book of Abbaco (1202; revised 1228) translated from Latin
The University of Bologna
Universitas: A Papal Bull in Favor of the University of Bologna (1220) translated from Latin
Duties of the Rectors of the Universitates at Bologna (1317-47) translated from Latin
Rules Governing Booksellers at Bologna (1317-47) translated from Latin
Royal Erudition
Frederick II On the Art of Hunting with Birds (ca. 1248) translated from Latin
A Graduation Sermon of Robert of Anjou, King of Naples (fourteenth century) translated from Latin
Social Memory, History, Commemoration
A Bilingual Jewish Tombstone Inscription in Oria (eighth century) translated from Hebrew and Latin
Composite Chronicles from Bari (ca. 1000-1117) translated from Latin
Will of Docibilis I of Gaeta (906) translated from Latin
Foundation of a Monastery in Byzantine Calabria (1053/4) translated from Greek and Italian
The Scroll or Genealogy of Ahimaaz ben Paltiel: Jewish Learning, Myth, and Ideals in an Uncertain Salentine World (1054) translated from Hebrew
Henry of Rimini's Paean to Venice (ca. 1300) translated from Latin
Four Bolognese Wills (1337) translated from Latin
Chronicle of Parthenope (Naples, fourteenth century) translated from Latin
Philipoctus de Caserta's Song Text on Louis, Duke of Anjou (ca. 1382) translated from French
Gift-Giving in Paduan Churches: Four Texts (1374-1405) translated from Latin
Church Inventories from Cortona: Two Texts (1429) translated from Latin
Chronology
Maps
Genealogical Tables
Medieval Popes, ca. 950-1430
Glossary
Further Reading
List of Contributors
Index
Acknowledgments

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