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Administration and Imperial Authority on Byzantium's Western Frontiers

Catherine Homes

in Basil II and the Governance of Empire (976-1025)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279685
eISBN:
9780191707353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279685.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on Byzantine administration in the Balkans and Southern Italy. It demonstrates how the emperor's wars with Symeon Kometopoulos, the ruler of Bulgaria, provide the key context to ... More


Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

John A. Davis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book takes the southern Italian Kingdom of the Two Sicilies as the vantage point for a reconsideration of Italy's history in the age of Napoleon and the European revolutions. The book's central ... More


Imagining the Enemy: Southern Italian Perceptions of Islam at the Time of the First Crusade

Joshua C. Birk

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the disconnect between the rhetoric of holy war in the eleventh and twelfth centuries and the experience of the crusading soldiers, particularly those from southern Italy. ... More


The Ancien Régime in the South

John A. Davis

in Naples and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European Revolutions, 1780-1860

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198207559
eISBN:
9780191716720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207559.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the crisis of the of the Bourbon Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in the context of the changes that were undermining the European Ancien Régime in the second half of the 18th ... More


Gender Relations among Italian Americans

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter attempts to convey some of the thickly textured patterns of Italian-American gender relations. Edward C. Banfield put forth the theory of the southern Italian social system as an ... More


The other Italy

Antonino De Francesco

in The Antiquity of the Italian Nation: The Cultural Origins of a Political Myth in Modern Italy, 1796-1943

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662319
eISBN:
9780191757310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662319.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter suggests that Giuseppe Micali’s model came under fire when, after the political unification of the Italian peninsula, it became clear that the encounter between the various parts of ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Foundations

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter tells the story of Ferdinand and Isabella, and how they kept insinuating themselves into the political life of Naples and Rome in an effort to consolidate their power in southern Italy. ... More


Coleridge, Dante, and The Friend: Symbols in a Waking Dream

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Throughout his career, Coleridge had been able to include the Commedia and several other of Dante's poems in his readings but his references to Dante are often either ornamental or incidental. This ... More


The Ritual of Adelphopoiesis

Claudia Rapp

in Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks, Laymen, and Christian Ritual

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780195389333
eISBN:
9780199396795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389333.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents the evidence for the ritual of adelphopoiesis as attested in the Byzantine liturgical manuscripts, from the late eighth century, until the sixteenth century and beyond. ... More


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