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Italy, Sicily, and the Mediterranean, 1100-1400

David Abulafia

Italy, Sicily, and the Mediterranean, 1100-1400

by David Abulafia

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Published by Variorum Reprints in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Sicily (Italy),
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Middle Ages.,
    • Italy -- Commerce -- History.,
    • Sicily (Italy) -- Commerce -- History.,
    • Mediterranean Region -- Commerce -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Abulafia.
      SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS250
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF3585 .A29 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2455132M
      ISBN 100860781984
      LC Control Number87157554

      Author of Italy in the Central Middle Ages, Frederick II, The Mediterranean in history, A Mediterranean emporium, The French Descent into Renaissance Italy , The Mediterranean in history, Medieval frontiers, Church and city, Sicily was colonized by Greeks in the 8th century BC. Initially, this was restricted to the eastern and southern parts of the island. The most important colony was established at Syracuse in BC. Other important Greek colonies were Gela, Akragas, Selinunte, Himera, Kamarina and Zancle or Messene (modern-day Messina, not to be confused with the ancient city of Messene in Messenia, Greece).

      Enjoy Messina, the gateway to Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean with a proud heritage and world renowned food. Naples, Italy Prepare your appetite if you plan to visit Naples, for it is home to many of Italy’s most famous culinary traditions. Italy is not a country famous only for its food, history and cities of art. It has also a big variety of hiking options that are perfect to discover stunning and less-touristic destinations. From the mountain trails of Northern Italy, to the volcano climbs in Sicily, Italy is the coolest destination for hiking.

      Italy, Sicily, And The Mediterranean, avg rating — 4 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(). Invigorate all of the senses in this ethereal 3,year melting pot. Greek, Roman, Norman, Arab, and Aragonese influences have left indelible impressions in the architecture, cuisine, and culture that culminate in the splendor that is famously Sicilian.


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