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The Age of Robert Guiscard: Southern Italy and the Norman Conquest (The Medieval World)

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B>" This is a wide ranging and engaging account of the conquest of southern Italy and Sicily by the Norman's during the eleventh century and of Robert 'Guiscard', The Cunning, who was a central figure in the conquest. While examining the process by which the conquest took place, Guiscard's role within it, and his turbulent role in the south, Graham Louds places the Norm ...more
Paperback, 344 pages
Published 2000 by Longman Publishing Group
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The devil is in the details. This dense book was a rewarding read because of the author's mastery of an enormous and diverse range of primary sources and scholarly assessments. As a result, I learned some interesting new detail about Norman Italy on practically every page. It felt rather like attending a series of lectures by a professor who, in the course of a long and distinguished career, has accumulated a wealth of anecdotes which allow him or her to bring the past to life.

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