The history of the Normans / Amatus of Montecassino ; translated by Prescott N. Dunbar ; revised with introduction and notes by Graham A. Loud.

  • Amato di Montecassino active 11th century.
Other titles
  • Storia de' normanni. English
  • Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY, USA : Boydell Press 2004
Physical description
x, 220 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • 1843830787
  • 9781843830788
Other names
  • "Amatus of Montecassino was the earliest historian of the Norman conquests in Italy. His 'History of the Normans', written c. 1080, not only provides a fascinating insight into this neglected area of medieval history, but is also a text of great value for study of the Gregorian Reform and of the abbey of Montecassino, one of the most important cultural and religious centres of eleventh-century Christendom. This book provides a vivid translation of this intriguing contemporary history; while the introduction and extensive annotation locate the 'History' securely in its contemporary context and provide a full discussion of its purpose and themes, and of the various problems of authorship and transmission associated with it."--Jacket.

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