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History of the Counts of Guines and Lords of Ardres

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ISBN-10: 0812219961

ISBN-13: 9780812219968

Edition: 2001

Authors: Lambert of Ardres Staff, Leah Shopkow

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The History of the Counts of Guines and Lords of Ardres, a work made famous by Georges Duby, now appears in an expert translation by Leah Shopkow. Consisting of 154 surviving chapters, Lambert's chronicle is just one of many local genealogies produced in Flanders during the high Middle Ages. It is extraordinarily rich and idiosyncratic, however, in its treatment of two competing families, longtime rivals until they were joined by marriage in the mid-twelfth century. In the first 96 chapters, Lambert, priest of the church of Ardres, traces the lineage of the counts of Guines from the seventh century to his present. Suddenly, narrative control is supposedly wrested away by the garrulous…    
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Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 4/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English