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Η Λευκάϛ Επί Ενετοκρατίαϛ 1684-1797  (Lefkada Under Venetian Rule)
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Η Λευκάϛ Επί Ενετοκρατίαϛ 1684-1797 (Lefkada Under Venetian Rule)

by Machairas, Konstantinos G.

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320 pages. In Modern Greek. A long monograph by the prominent Lefkadian and historian of the island Konstantinos Machairas (1882-1967) professionally bound by the former owner, eminent medieval historian Prof. K. M. Setton of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study, whose bookplate it bears and whose initials appear on the heel of the spine. Two or three small spots (shown), small scuff mark on spine (shown), small remnant of label on monograph cover (shown).A hard-to-find first edition of Machairas's detailed history of the island, starting with the conquest of Lefkas by Venetians under Morosini at the start of the Sixth Ottoman-Venetian War in 1684. In 1715, in the Seventh Ottoman-Venetian War, Venice reclaimed the Morea and Lefkada remained under Venetian rule until 1797, when Napoleon ended 1,100 years of the Serenissima.Monograph identified by Machairas as a "continuation of our treatise "Political and Diplomatic History of Lefkada (1797 - 1810)".
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Antologia della Letteratura Italiana
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Antologia della Letteratura Italiana: Per le Scuole Medie Superiori, Con introduzioni sugli Aspetti della Societa e delle Lettere

by Gianni, Angelo; Balestrieri, Mario; Pasquali, Angelo (Eds.)

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3 Parts in 5 volumes. In Italian. Not an ex-library copy. Bears written name of original owner. All bindings tight, pages completely unmarked, with a little age-browning. Vol.1, parts 1&2 have a couple of bumped corners, part 1 has a couple of light spots. Vol.2, part 1 has a loose rear hinge. Vol 3, part 1 has a little crinkling of spine ( see photograph) and part 2 has a small tear at head of spine.Originally intended as an anthology for college preparatory Italian State Examinations, this 5-volume work traces Italian literature from the duecento to the first half of the novecento, from Bonaventure to Cesare Pavese, placing the creation of literary art in the context of time, place, society, worldview, philosophy, belief, and "gli spiriti e le forme" of the world in which the artists finds vision,To this end, each part of the anthology is preceded and "framed" by an historical introduction which aims to elucidate the conditions of life, customs and beliefs in which the anthologized works were… Read More
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Borderland
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Borderland: A Historical and Geographical Study of Burgenland, Austria

by Burghardt, Andrew Frank

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Dr. Andrew Burghardt (1924 - 2020) of McMaster University was a renowned expert in political and historical geography, a councilor of the Canadian Association of Geographers, and was awarded an Austrian medal of honor for his writings on Burgenland.Burgenland ("Land of Castles") today forms the easternmost province of Austria, was the western edge of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary and since the end of Frankish occupation in the 10th century had been mostly Germanic but politically Hungarian.Prof. Burkhardt gives the first comprehensive treatment of this transitional region between the Alps and the Hungarian plains. This is a major contribution to recent historical scholarship of eastern Central Europe, and a relatively hard-to-find book.A small amount of fraying on head of spine of volume and a small dent. Otherwise tight, bright unmarked and intact. Dust jacket has a small piece missing at head of spine; see photographs.
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Collezioni Veneziane di Codici Greci
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Collezioni Veneziane di Codici Greci: dalle Raccolte della Biblioteca Naziionale Marciana

by Zorzi, Mariano

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124 pages. Italian edition; the Greek edition followed in 1994. From the Fondazione per la Cultura Greca. Venetian Collections of Greek Codices, from the Holdings of the National Library of St. Mark's (the Marciana), written by Mariano Zorzi, the director of the Marciana. From the series Venetiae Quasi Alterum Byzantium.
This is the catalogue of the exhibition Collezioni Venziane di Codici Greci of the Greek manuscripts collected by Francesco Barbaro, Cardinal Bessarion, the Grimaldi brothers and many others from the 9th to the 17th centuries. This extraordinary and priceless Marciana collection gives evidence to the manifold links between the Hellenic and Venetian worlds from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
Zorzi provides extensive and detailed accounts of the codices, as well as codex tables with their collectors, provenances, bibliography and an index.
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Le Chevalier Bayard
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Le Chevalier Bayard: A Study in Fading Chivalry

by Shellabarger, Samuel

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391 pages. No marks or defects of any kind, The 1971 reprint of Shellabarger's compelling 1928 account of the life and career of French knight Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (c. 1476 – 1524). Bayard lived toward the end of the age of chivalry and knighthood, in the transition period between the medieval and renaissance periods and was famed for his unparalleled skill in military leadership as well as his honor, loyalty, chivalry and honesty; he was everything the ideal knight should be, known as "the knight without fear and beyond reproach".Bound into the volume is a letter from Vivian Shellabarger presenting this copy to the former owner, eminent medievalist Prof K.M. Setton of the Princeton Institute of Advanced Study.
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A Summary Catalogue of Microfilms of One Thousand Scientific Manuscripts in The Ambrosiana
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A Summary Catalogue of Microfilms of One Thousand Scientific Manuscripts in The Ambrosiana

by Gabriel, Astrik L.

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Book is as new except for a lightly bumped corner. Dust jacket shows some wear at bottom front, light foxing on spine of dust jacket.
Abbot Gabriel's thorough and meticulous work on the extraordinary corpus of Ambrosiana microfilm at The Mediaeval Institute of the University of Notre Dame. The works follow scientific progress from the 10th to the eighteenth centuries, including works in all branches of science from giants of scientific progress like Euclid, Galen, Pliny, Avicenna, Neckham, Bacon, Da Vinci, Newton, Galileo and many more.
In some cases, these microfilms are now the only source of these documents, owing to war damage, etc. Abbot Gabriel researched and verified all references and items in the Abrosiana.
Fr. Astrik L Gabriel, O. Praem (1907 - 2005) was, among many other accomplisments,, the world's leading authority on the history of the medieval university; he was Director and Professor Emeritus of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame and founder of the Astrik L Gabriel… Read More
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