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Norman rulers in Sicily: see Robert GuiscardRobert Guiscard
, c.1015–1085, Norman conqueror of S Italy, a son of Tancred de Hauteville (see Normans). Robert joined (c.1046) his brothers in S Italy and fought with them to expel the Byzantines.
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(Roger Guiscard), c.1031–1101, Norman conqueror of Sicily; son of Tancred de Hauteville (see Normans). He went to Italy in 1058 to join his brother, Robert Guiscard, in conquering Apulia and Calabria from the Byzantines.
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Their request for Norman support was turned down by Guiscard, who probably had enough work to do pacifying Sicily and keeping his unruly vassals in order.
The papal recognition given to Robert Guiscard afterward, however, slowly changed the Norman relations with the Church.
The second applies them to chronicles of William the Conqueror, depicted as having symbolic integrity but no gold (unlike King Harold, who had gold but no symbolic integrity), and Robert Guiscard. The third chapter juxtaposes violence and acquisition in medieval society.
5) considered the pedimented wall-tomb of Robert Guiscard's first wife, Alberada (died after 1122), in Santissima Trinita, Venosa, as stylistically distinct from this group insofar as it lacks an arch.
Moreover, Guiscard echoes the theme of Love's irresistible power by translating the Boccaccian dictum: 'Amor puo troppo pui che ne voi ne io possiamo', (12) in defiance of Tancred's tyranny: [For] greater lord is love, and larger reigne He hath upon eche god and mortal wight, Than yow upon yor subiectes have, or I Upon my self.
Robert Guiscard et la conquete normande en Italie, mythe et histoire (Paris: Fayard, 1996), pp.
Roger II forged one of the longest lasting European political units out of the conquests of his Norman forbears, Robert Guiscard (d.
THE NEPHEW OF Robert Guiscard and son of Count Roger I of Sicily, Roger II succeeded to Sicily at the age of nine in 1105 and took personal control in 1112, when he was sixteen.
Heinrich von Kleist, the nineteenth-century German writer, is best known for his plays, such as Robert Guiscard and The Prince of Homburg, and his short stories, like Michael Kohlhaas and The Earthquake in Chile.
He added that the choice of a Convention President =would not be decided until Laeken, but confirmed that the shortlist =consisted of French ex-President Guiscard d'Estaign, and French =ex-Commission President Jacques Delors.On EU enlargement, officials say there is not expected to be a detailed =discussion.
Robert Guiscard had ambitions to take Byzantine property, and Urban II could not effectively restrain him.
The French Revolution appears in the novella Das Schloss Durande (1837; "Castle Durande") and in the epic poem Robert und Guiscard (1855).