Before the Normans: Southern Italy in the Ninth and Tenth Centuries

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991 - 268

Histories of medieval Europe have typically ignored southern Italy, looking south only in the Norman period. Yet Southern Italy in the ninth and tenth centuries was a complex and vibrant world that deserves to be better understood. In Before the Normans, Barbara M. Kreutz writes the first modern study in English of the land, political structures, and cultures of southern Italy in the two centuries before the Norman conquests. This was a pan-Meditteranean society, where the Roman past and Lombard-Germanic culture met Byzantine and Islamic civilization, creating a rich and unusual mix.


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The Beginnings
The First Arab Impact
A Carolingian Crusade
Firming the Elements
Amalii in Context
Salernos Southern Italy in the Tenth Century
The Late Tenth Century and South Italian Structures
Campania and Its Culture in the Tenth Century
The Eleventh Century and After
The Southern Lombard Rulers 7581000
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Barbara M. Kreutz was Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Bryn Mawr College.

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