le Garzantine – Medioevo

Spanning from Homer to Dan Brown, the app “le Garzantine – Medioevo” offers a comprehensive reference of 1000 years of history and civilization, from the end of the classic world up to the down of the Renaissance, that laid the foundations of modern Europe, are dissected by means of main figures, events, and institutions. From Charlemagne to Frederick Barbarossa, from Benedict of Norcia to Francis of Assisi, from Giotto to Simone Martini, from Boccaccio to François Villon, from Abelard to Occam, from paladin Orlando to Tristan and Iseult, this alphabetical and interdisciplinary reference brings you to discover one of the most complex and fascinating historical period: society, culture, tradition, imagination.

Main features
  • Check for updates online and use of the dictionary offline
  • User interface in Italian and English
  • More than 8000 entries written by specialists
  • Places and dates of birth for each figure
  • Dating of literary, philosophic, and artistic works
  • Special pages with thematic widenings
  • Chronologic tables
  • Tables of royal and imperial dynasties, popes, and antipopes
  • Historic and thematic atlas
  • A circuit of 12.000 cross-references between entries
  • Clear graphic presentation and easy consultation
  • Research history
  • Table with abbreviations used in the dictionary
  • Ability to report suggestions, errors, lemmas not found
  • Search the index, by entry and in full text
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