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Three empires, three cities: identity, material culture and legitimacy in Venice, Ravenna and Rome, 750-1000

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This book focuses on three Italian cities in the early middle ages, Rome, Ravenna and Venice, and looks at them in a new light. The unifying element linking them was their common Byzantine past, since they remained in the sphere of imperial power after the creation of the Lombard kingdom in the late 6th century, up to 750. What happened to them when their links with the Byzantine Empire were almost entirely severed in the 8th century? Did they remain socially ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Contributor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
History
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Editor
Publisher:
Brepols Publishers Publisher's website
Journal:
Seminari del Centro interuniversitario per la storia e l’archeologia dell’alto medioevo Journal website
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Seminari del Centro interuniversitario per la storia e l’archeologia dell’alto medioevo
Host title:
Three empires, three cities: Identity, material culture and legitimacy in Venice, Ravenna and Rome, 750-1000
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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Source identifiers:
628754
ISBN:
9782503562285
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pubs:628754
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uuid:926cb230-c422-4452-a901-f9dd8464d923
Local pid:
pubs:628754
Deposit date:
2019-08-21

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