Appel à participation : « The Power of the House of Savoy: Regality and Sovereignty in a Composite Monarchy »

Venaria Reale, Italy, 29-30 May 2017

Centro studi della Reggia di Venaria / Sabaudian Studies Society

From the late Middle Ages to the nineteenth century the House of Savoy exercised dominion over a collection of lands that varied widely in terms of their topographic, linguistic, geographic, cultural, economic and political structures.  Over the course of the same period this heterogeneity did not prevent (and perhaps even enhanced) dynastic claims of sovereign and, eventually, regal status.  This conference will explore the nature of Sabaudian sovereignty, from territorial, courtly, and social perspectives, between the late fourteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

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