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Art and Architecture

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA After visiting Genoa in 1352, Petrarch (Le familiari, 14, 5, 23-5) wrote an important, early humanist laudation to [...]

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Economic Life

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA   Genoa and its region, Liguria, include the 331 kilometers of coast from just west of Ventimiglia to [...]

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History and Municipal Institutions

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA   The classical Genua was a modest Roman provincial town at the head of the gulf of Liguria, [...]

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Physical Characteristics and Origins

This essay on Medieval Genoa is written by Professor Stephen A. Epstein of the History Department of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Professor George L. Gorse of the Art History Department of Pomona College, Claremont, CA Genoa is a maritime theatre. Like a Greek theatre, the Apennines branch from the Alps, dramatically framing this [...]

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