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Author Wray, Shona Kelly.

Title Communities and crisis : Bologna during the Black Death / by Shona Kelly Wray

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 300 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Series The medieval Mediterranean ; v. 83
Medieval Mediterranean ; v. 83
Contents List of tables, figures, and maps -- A note on currency, names, and titles -- Introduction -- The notarial evidence : testaments in the libri memoriali, demaniale, and the provvisori -- lluminating the dark century : notarial evidence on Bologna's civic life -- Social reactions of the populace during the Black Death -- Public persons during the Black Death -- Neighborhood activity during the Black Death -- The individual and the family -- Conclusion -- Map of Bologna -- Map of parishes of Bologna -- List of parishes for map of parishes of Bologna
Summary Based on testaments and notarial contracts, this examination of the Black Death of 1348 argues for social resilience in Bologna. The notarial record demonstrates that notaries, officials, medical practitioners, and clergy served the populace, while families remained intact and the populace resisted flight
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Black Death -- Social aspects -- Italy -- Bologna -- History.
Black Death -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- Sources.
City and town life -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- To 1500.
Community life -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- To 1500.
Notaries -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- To 1500.
Parishes -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- To 1500.
Wills -- Italy -- Bologna -- History -- To 1500.
History, 15th Century.
Plague -- history.
Bologna (Italy) -- Economic conditions.
Bologna (Italy) -- History -- To 1506.
Bologna (Italy) -- Social conditions.
Italy.
Genre/Form History.
Sources.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009012906
ISBN 9004176349 (cloth)
9047429788 (electronic bk.)
9789004176348 (cloth)
9789047429784 (electronic bk.)