Between Diaspora and Conquest: Norman Assimilation in Petrus Alfonsi’s Disciplina Clericalis and Marie de France’s Fables

  • Suzanne Conklin Akbari
Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)


This chapter examines Norman identity and diaspora comparatively, through texts composed in Sicily and England.


Literary History Twelfth Century Literary Form French Translation Latin Text 
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