Roger II of Sicily: A Ruler Between East and West
Cambridge University Press, 4 avr. 2002 - 231 pages
This book provides a clear, scholarly and up-to-date narrative of the epic reign of the 'Norman' king Roger II, the founder of the kingdom of Sicily, during the first half of the twelfth century. It provides an analysis of its mixed east-west culture and the development of its royal government. which was the most advanced in twelfth-century Europe. Although many recent studies have addressed important aspects of medieval southern Italy, this is the first work for nearly ninety years to be devoted specifically to Roger's life and reign.
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Countess Adelaide as regent
From count to king
Duke of Apulia Calabria and Sicily
King of Sicily and southern Italy
The new kingdom
Epilogue the kingdom of Sicily after Roger II
The end of the dynasty
Conclusion A multicultural ruler
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