Captains of fortune; profiles of six Italian condottieri.

New York, Crowell [1967] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
DG 530 .D4 1967 Off-site
LIB stacks
DG530 .D4 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
DG530 .D4 1967 Available Request
Lauinger stacks
DG530 .D4 1967 Available Request
Lauinger stacks
DG530 .D4 1967 Available Request
Subjects Condottieri.
Description 304 pages illustrations, map, portraits 23 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-294).
Summary "This book presents the first detailed account in English of the lives of several of the leading Italian condottieri -- 'captains of fortune' -- based exclusively on Italian sources. Essentially, it is a study of individual acquisition and maintenance of power by force of arms. The time span is three hundred years -- roughly 1200-1500 A.D."--Page 11.
Contents Foreword: The flavour of history.--Son of the devil, Ezzelino da Romano.--Prince of the wolfhounds, Castruccio Castracani.--Giovanni the sharp, Sir John Hawkwood.--Serpent and lion, the Count of Carmagnola.--The abominable pagan, Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta.--Giovanni of the black bands, Giovanni de' Medici.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)736385
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Deiss, Joseph Jay.
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