E Tanti Son Li Zenoesi - e per Lo Mundo Si Destexi...”: The Importance of Hometown Identity in the Medieval Mediterranean World.

Saturday, January 6, 2018: 2:02 PM
Virginia Suite A (Marriott Wardman Park)
Nikki Malain, independent scholar
Nikki Malain, in “e tanti son li Zenoesi - e per lo mundo si destexi: The importance of hometown identity in the medieval Mediterranean world,” looks at the specific contexts in which municipal identity was used in notarial records in northern Italy and Provence to show how this has obscured other modes of identity for historians.