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Author Mendola, Louis, author.

Title Sicilian genealogy and heraldry / Louis Mendola.

Publication Info. [Fairport], New York : Trinacria Editions, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    929.2 MEN    Available
Description 295 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
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Summary A guide to Sicilian family history research. Mendola covers everything from parochial, civil and tax records to genetic haplotyping. Social context--folk customs, government, religion, law, rural life--is considered at length.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Legacy. Identity of a people ; Feudalism in Sicily ; Country life, cuisine, religion, education ; Knights of Malta ; Knights Templar ; Teutonic knights ; Constitutions of Melfi ; The nobility of Sicily ; The Norman Palace ; The Steri and Magione ; Monreale Abbey ; Historical families: Chiaramonte ; Historical families: Abbatellis ; Historical families: Branciforte ; Historical families: Sclafani -- Heraldry. Sicilian armorial heraldry ; The English Lion in Sicily ; The Norman Knight figures of Monreale -- Genealogy. Introduction to Sicilian family history ; Genealogical research methods ; From 1700 into the Middle Ages ; Genetics in Sicilian family history ; Tracing Jewish roots in Sicily ; Sicilian onomatology.
Subject Sicily (Italy) -- Genealogy.
Heraldry -- Italy -- Sicily.
Sicily (Italy) -- History.
Nobility -- Italy -- Sicily -- Genealogy.
ISBN 9780615796932 (pbk.)
0615796931 (pbk.)

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