By Samuel K. Cohn Jr
This e-book takes a brand new method of the political heritage of the Italian Renaissance. It examines the Florentine kingdom from its mountainous outer edge, the place Florence met its so much strenuous competition to territorial incorporation. From a tributary kingdom, which taken care of its surrounding nation-state as little greater than a tax reservoir and a buffer opposed to international invaders, Florence started to see its personal self-interest as intertwined with that of its sector and its rural subjects--a switch led to by means of common and profitable peasant uprisings, hitherto unrecorded via historians.
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P. . On an early ﬁfteenth-century view of the Ubaldini as the tyrants and enemies of Florence, see Morelli, Ricordi, pp. –; and I Capitoli del Comune di Firenze, ed. by Cesare Guasti (Florence, ), I, pp. and . See John Larner, The Lords of Romagna: Romagnol Society and the Origins of the Signorie (New York, ). ” Estimo (), v. , r–v. Daniele Sterpos, “Evoluzione delle comunicazioni transappenniniche attraverso tre passi del Mugello,” in Percorsi e Valichi dell’Appennino fra storia e leggenda.
The route through the Giogo was opened in (Johan Plesner, Una rivoluzione stradale del dugento [Copenhagen, ], p. ) and was the most treacherous of the three major arteries over the Tuscan–Emilian Apennines, see J. Larner, “Crossing the Romagnol Appennines in the Renaissance,” in City and Countryside in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy: Essays presented to Philip Jones, ed. by Trevor Dean and Chris Wickham (London, ), pp. –. In early June , Ambrogio Traversari, (Hodoeporicon, ed.
78 In addition, the numerous acts of peace (pax) and treaties (tregua) among villagers in the notarial acts highlight these diﬀerences in social bonding and networks of friendship. 79 These disputes and agreements also drew parties 75 76 78 AP, , v. , where highwaymen mostly from the Montagna Fiorentina (Garliano) were supported by a man from San Giovanni Valdarno far to the south 77 AP, , r–v. and another from the Romagna miles to the north of Garliano. 79 Salvadori, “Rapporti personali,” p.
Creating the Florentine State: Peasants and Rebellion, 1348-1434 by Samuel K. Cohn Jr