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14th-Century History Books - Nuova Cronica, Froissart's Chronicles, Tale of H Gen, Leabhar Ua Maine, History of Liao, Chronicon Pictum (Paperback) Loot Price: R370
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14th-Century History Books - Nuova Cronica, Froissart's Chronicles, Tale of H Gen, Leabhar Ua Maine, History of Liao,...

14th-Century History Books - Nuova Cronica, Froissart's Chronicles, Tale of H Gen, Leabhar Ua Maine, History of Liao, Chronicon Pictum (Paperback)

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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Nuova Cronica, Froissart's Chronicles, Tale of H gen, Leabhar Ua Maine, History of Liao, Chronicon Pictum, Flores Historiarum, Chronicon Terrae Prussiae, Taiheiki, Brenhinoedd Y Saeson, Chronicle of San Juan de La Pena, Brut Y Tywysogion, Austrian Chronicle of 95 Seigneurs, Chronicles of Jerahmeel, Chronica Jutensis, Bai Yi Zhuan, Livonian Rhymed Chronicle, History of Yuan, Vita Edwardi Secundi, Compendium Saxonis, Scalacronica, Gikeiki, Chronicle of Dalimil, Mannyng's Chronicle, Wenxian Tongkao, Chronica Gentis Scotorum, Lanercost Chronicle. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Nuova Cronica or New Chronicles is a 14th century history of Florence created in a year-by-year linear format and written by the Florentine banker and official Giovanni Villani (c. 1276 or 12801348). The idea came to him after attending a 1300 jubilee celebration in the city of Rome, where he realized that Rome's many historical achievements were well-known, and he desired to lay out a history of the origins of his own city of Florence. In his Cronica, Villani described in detail the many building projects of the city, statistical information on population, ordinances, commerce and trade, education, and religious facilities. He also described several disasters such as famines, floods, fires, and the pandemic of the Black Death that took his life in 1348. Villani's work on the Cronica was continued by his brother and nephew after his death. It has been described as the first introduction of statistics as a positive element in history. Statue of Giovanni Villani in the Loggia del Mercato NuovoGiovanni Villani's Cronica is divided into twelve books; the first six deal with the largely legendary history of Florence, starting at conventionally Biblical times to 1264. The seco...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1555591

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 88
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-13721-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-13721-3
Barcode: 9781155137216

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