Participant Info

First Name
Carrie
Last Name
Beneš
Affiliation
New College of Florida
Website URL
http://sites.ncf.edu/benes/
Keywords
medieval Italy (especially Rome and Genoa), classical tradition, foundation legends, collective identity/history & myth, urbanism and urban culture, book history and palaeography
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About Me

Professor of Medieval & Renaissance History, New College of Florida (2004–present).

Recent Publications

A Companion to Medieval Genoa, ed. (Brill, 2018); Urban Legends: Civic Identity and the Classical Past in Northern Italy, 1250–1350 (Penn State, 2011). English translation of Jacopo da Varagine’s Chronicle of the City of Genoa (Manchester, forthcoming).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Italy
Expertise by Geography
Western Europe
Expertise by Chronology
1
Expertise by Topic
Book History, Urban History