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Giovanna De Guzman (Les Vêpres Siciliennes)

Abramo Basevi

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226094915
eISBN:
9780226095073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Les vêpres siciliennes, first performed in the theater of the Académie Impériale de Musique in Paris on June 13, 1855. The libretto by Messieurs Scribe and Duveyrier was ... More


Douceline of Digne: Co-mother to the Capetians

Sean L. Field

in Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736193
eISBN:
9781501736209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736193.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

When Beatrice, countess of Provence, faced a dangerous pregnancy around 1261, she turned to the beguine Douceline of Digne, whose prayers were credited with persuading God to grant a safe delivery ... More


Greek Christianity in Medieval Italy

James Morton

in Byzantine Religious Law in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198861140
eISBN:
9780191893117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861140.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 2 offers a historical narrative of Greek Christianity in medieval southern Italy from the era of Byzantine rule in the early Middle Ages to the fifteenth century. It begins with the ... More


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