Padua Under the Carrara, 1318-1405


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Benjamin G. Kohl begins by describing Padua's late medieval setting, exploring the geographic and institutional givens inherited by the early Carrara lords as they fought to maintain their city's independence. He then offers a detailed analysis of the Carrara's century-long relationship with their powerful neighbor, Venice - sometimes protector and sometimes nemesis. Kohl examines the changing composition of the Carrara family relationships, as well as the regime's household government, its economic and landed interests, ...

Padua Under the Carrara, 1318-1405 1998, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801857034