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Author Costambeys, Marios.
Title Power and patronage in early medieval Italy : local society, Italian politics and the Abbey of Farfa, c.700-900 / Marios Costambeys.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Series Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought. Fourth series ; 70
Cambridge studies in medieval life and thought ; 4th ser., 70.
Subject Abbey of Farfa -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Italy -- Farfa -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Christianity and politics -- Italy -- Farfa -- History -- To 1500.
Patronage, Ecclesiastical -- Italy -- Farfa -- History -- To 1500.
Farfa (Italy) -- Church history.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 388 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Marios Costambeys discusses the nature of political power in early medieval Italy, offering a fresh perspective.
Contents Introduction -- Patronage and Lombard rulers -- Authority, rulership and the Abbey -- The monks and abbots of Farfa: identities and affiliations -- Sabine lands and landowners -- Elite families in the Sabina -- Farfa and Italian politics in the Lombard era -- Farfa, Italian politics and the Carolingians.
ISBN 9780511394546 (electronic bk.)
0511394543 (electronic bk.)
9780521870375 (cased)
0521870372 (cased)
OCLC # 666919236
Additional Format Print version: Costambeys, Marios. Power and patronage in early medieval Italy. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007 9780521870375 (DLC) 2008273359 (OCoLC)173238936