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The Resource The man who believed he was king of France : a true medieval tale, Tommaso Di Carpegna Falconieri ; translated by William McCuaig

The man who believed he was king of France : a true medieval tale, Tommaso Di Carpegna Falconieri ; translated by William McCuaig

Label
The man who believed he was king of France : a true medieval tale
Title
The man who believed he was king of France
Title remainder
a true medieval tale
Statement of responsibility
Tommaso Di Carpegna Falconieri ; translated by William McCuaig
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Replete with shady merchants, scoundrels, hungry mercenaries, scheming nobles, and maneuvering cardinals, The Man Who Believed He Was King of France proves the adage that truth is often stranger than fiction--or at least as entertaining. The setting of this improbable but beguiling tale is 1354 and the Hundred Years' War being waged for control of France. Seeing an opportunity for political and material gain, the demagogic dictator of Rome tells Giannino di Guccio that he is in fact the lost heir to Louis X, allegedly switched at birth with the son of a Tuscan merchant. Once convinced of his bi
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Di Carpegna Falconieri, Tommaso
Dewey number
  • 944/.024092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D107
LC item number
.D5213 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Impostors and imposture
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • HISTORY
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Kings and rulers
  • Europe
  • Koningen (vorsten)
  • Bedrog
  • Frankrijk
Label
The man who believed he was king of France : a true medieval tale, Tommaso Di Carpegna Falconieri ; translated by William McCuaig
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface (2005); Preface to the American Edition (2008); Translator's Note; Map of Europe in 1360; Chapter One, At Rome; Chapter Two, At Siena; Chapter Three, In the East; Chapter Four, In the West; Chapter Five, In Prision; Chapter Six, Giannino in History, Legend, and Literature; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646810198
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
American ed..
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226145273
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
432172
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646810198
Label
The man who believed he was king of France : a true medieval tale, Tommaso Di Carpegna Falconieri ; translated by William McCuaig
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-211) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface (2005); Preface to the American Edition (2008); Translator's Note; Map of Europe in 1360; Chapter One, At Rome; Chapter Two, At Siena; Chapter Three, In the East; Chapter Four, In the West; Chapter Five, In Prision; Chapter Six, Giannino in History, Legend, and Literature; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
646810198
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
American ed..
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226145273
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
432172
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646810198

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