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Tuscan countess the life and extraordinary times of Matilda of Canossa by MichГЁle K. Spike

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Published by Vendome Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Matilde, -- di Canossa, contessa, -- 1046-1115.,
  • Tuscany (Italy) -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.,
  • Italy -- History -- Germanic rule, 962-1268.,
  • Holy Roman Empire -- History -- Henry IV, 1056-1106.,
  • Tuscany (Italy) -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 294-303) and index.

StatementMichèle K. Spike.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG737.24.M4 S75 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p. :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18469269M
ISBN 100865652422
LC Control Number2004054998

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