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Rethinking Norman Italy: Studies in Honour of Graham A. Loud

Joanna H. Drell and Paul Oldfield


This collection honours and reflects the pioneering scholarship of Graham A. Loud in the field of Norman Italy (southern Italy and Sicily c. 1000–c. 1200). An international group of scholars, edited by Joanna H. Drell and Paul Oldfield, addresses a diverse range of subjects, reassessing and recasting the paradigm by which Norman Italy has been conventionally understood. Norman Italy’s uniqueness has long rested on its geographic location on Latin Europe’s periphery, a circumstance that intermixed Latin Christians with Byzantine Greeks and Muslims and fostered a vibrant multiculturalism. While ... More

Keywords: Norman Italy, Medieval Mediterranean, Graham A. Loud, Islam, Latin Christianity, Greek Christianity, Papacy, Crusading, Byzantium, Urbanisation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781526138538
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7765/9781526138545


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanna H. Drell, editor
University of Richmond

Paul Oldfield, editor
University of Manchester

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Part I Historiographies

Part II Identities and communities

Part III Religion and the Church

Part IV Conquering Norman Italy and beyond

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