Northern Italy in the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages in Northern Italy were a tumultuous time marked by an economic boom which led to the foundation of Europe’s modern urban civilization, but were marred by violent conflict.

Our vision of the Middle Ages is that of the lord in his manor house, the serfs on the land, the bishop in his cathedral and the king in his castle or off fighting Crusades. Yet this hierarchical, rural world where…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.