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FT-54454-06
Roman Foundations: Constructing Civic Identity in Late Medieval Italy
Carrie Benes, New College of Florida

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Urban Legends: Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250-1350 (Book)
Title: Urban Legends: Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250-1350
Author: Carrie E. Beneš
Abstract: Between 1250 and 1350, numerous Italian city-states jockeyed for position in a cutthroat political climate. Seeking to legitimate and ennoble their autonomy, they turned to ancient Rome for concrete and symbolic sources of identity. Each city-state appropriated classical symbols, ancient materials, and Roman myths to legitimate its regime as a logical successor to—or continuation of—Roman rule. In Urban Legends, Carrie Beneš illuminates this role of the classical past in the construction of late medieval Italian urban identity.
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-03765-3.html
Primary URL Description: Publisher's webpage
Secondary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648936028
Secondary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-0-271-0376

Urban Legends: Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250-1350 (Book)
Title: Urban Legends: Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250-1350
Author: Benes, Carrie Elizabeth
Year: 2011
Primary URL: http://www.worldcat.org/isbn//9780271037653
Primary URL Description: WorldCat entry
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780271037653


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