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Historical life of Joanna of Sicily
|Other titles||Joanna, Queen of Naples, Life of Joanna, Queen of Naples|
|Contributions||Lawson, John, Sir, 1829-1910 (bookplate)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. :|
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"The Lady Queen is a fascinating account of the life of Joanna I. It provides a sympathetic appraisal of the notorious queen, placing her rule within the broader historical context. This includes her navigation of the political realities of the Black Death, the Hundred Years War, economic downturns, and the papal court's movement between /5(K). Book Description. This book is a collection of milestone articles of a leading scholar in the study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, a crossroads of Latin-Christian, Greek-Byzantine, and Arab-Islamic cultures and one of the most fascinating but also one of the most neglected kingdoms in the medieval world.
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Historical life of Joanna of Sicily Queen of Naples and Countess of Provence, with correlative details of the literature and manners of Italy and Provence in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
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The latter, Joanna I of Sicily, Naples and Jerusalem (although she had no power in either Siciliy or Jerusalem) was politically astute, beautiful, ruthless when required and humane when possible.
I don't usually read about the middle ages but this book certainly motivates me to change that. Joanna's life reads like an exciting novel/5(82). (shelved 1 time as historical-documentary) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.
The only book I have seen that might include something or at least direct you to what you are looking for is a Historical Life of Joanna of Sicily: Queen of Naples and Countess of Provence. It was written in the 's but perhaps it includes some historical descriptions. The riveting history of a beautiful queen, a shocking murder, a papal trial and a reign as triumphant as any in the Middle A ges.
On MaJoanna I, Queen of Naples, stood trial for her life before the Pope and his court in Avignon. She was twenty-two years old. Her cousin and husband, Prince Andrew of Hungary, had recently been murdered, and Joanna was the chief suspect.
Henry and Eleanor recognized that an alliance with Sicily would be highly desirable, for in the twelfth century Sicily was a major power in Europe, controlling much of Italy as well as the home island. This explains why, when we first meet Joanna at age eleven, the Sicilian ambassadors are hiding behind the screen in Winchester Palace.
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In fact, I can't bring myself to pick it back up and trudge through to the end. It is well written from a historical perspective, and from the point of view of Joanna herself. In fact, one gets a sense of how repetitive /5(13). Discover Book Depository's huge selection of R F Moore books online.
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