Tuscan Countess

The Life and Extraordinary Times of Matilda of Canossa by Michele K. Spike

Publisher: Vendome Press

Written in English
Cover of: Tuscan Countess | Michele K. Spike
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Subjects:

  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Germanic rule, 962-1268,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Tuscany (Italy),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - General,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • Royalty,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Royalty,
  • di Canossa, contessa,,
  • 1046-1115,
  • Biography,
  • History,
  • Italy,
  • Matilde,

Edition Notes

Italian translation: Matilda di Canossa : vita di una donna che trasformò la storia.

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8317970M
ISBN 100865652422
ISBN 109780865652422

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