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Urban Legends

Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250-1350

Urban Legends( )
Author: Benes, Carrie E.
ISBN:978-0-271-03765-3
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $87.95
Book Description:

Explores the role of the classical past in the construction of urban identity in late medieval Italy. Focuses on the appropriation of classical symbols, ancient materials, and Roman myths to legitimate the regimes of various Italian city-states.

Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Italy
Psychology / Social Psychology
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
History / Europe / Medieval
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.07 Inches
Book Weight:1.13 Pounds



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