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Emperor and the Saint Frederick II of Hohenstaufen, Francis of Assisi, and Journeys to Medieval Places

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ISBN-10: 087580439X

ISBN-13: 9780875804392

Edition: 2011

Authors: Richard Cassady, John Norwich

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The Emperor and the Saintis a vivid place-by-place telling of the life and times of the most enlightened, creative, and dynamic ruler of Medieval Europe, Frederick II of Hohenstaufen. St. Francis, who shared with Frederick a love of the natural world and was baptized in the same cathedral in Assisi, is a parallel and contrasting presence. Cassady enthusiastically guides the reader through the history and legends, pausing to describe the architecture of a cathedral, to marvel at the atmosphere of a town, to recommend the best place for a quiet picnic of local fare. Frederick#x19;s mother, Constance, was the daughter of the Norman Sicilian king, Roger II; Frederick#x19;s father, Henry VI, was…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 5/30/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 472
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.45" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English