Maps and images

The Sardinian Giudicati

Giudicati

Here you can observe the division of the island of Sardinia into the four Giudicati.

Italy around the year 1000

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Here you can observe the increasingly fragmented situation around the year 1000.

The Southern Principalities after the fall of the Lombards

Principati

Here you can observe the division of Southern Italy after the fall of the Lombard Kingdom.

The mountains and plains of Italy

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Here you can see how most of Italy is mountainous except for the area of the Po river valley

Lombard and Byzantine Italy

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Here you can see how Italy was divided at the time of the maximum Lombard expansion. Thanks to the students of Anna Bellini’s class for the map!

Lomabrd men and women at the time of king Rothari

Images by Christina Tisi from “La Vita Quotidiana dei Longobardi ai tempi di re Rotar” (Daily life of the Lombards at the time of king Rothari) by Dario Pedrazzini.  Buy it on Amazon