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People/Characters: Roger II, King of Sicily

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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy by John Julius Norwich
Krol Roger by Karol Szymanowski
Law and revolution : the formation of the Western legal tradition by Harold J. Berman
The Norman Kingdom of Sicily by Donald Matthew
The Normans by Trevor Rowley
The Normans in Europe by Elizabeth Van Houts
The Normans in Sicily: The Normans in the South 1016-1130 and the Kingdom in the Sun 1130-1194 by John Julius Norwich
Roger II of Sicily: A Ruler between East and West by Hubert Houben
Roger of Sicily and the Normans in Lower Italy 1016-1154 (Heroes of the Nation) by Edmund Curtis
Ruggero II - un normanno nel Mediterraneo by Pierre Aubé
A Sultan in Palermo by Tariq AliSultan Rujari
Travels with a Medieval Queen: The Journey of a Sicilian Princess by Mary Taylor Simeti

Character description

Roger II, King of Sicily (1095-1154), united the Norman conquests in Italy into a single harmonious, multi-ethnic nation with a centralized government. He was a patron of beautiful church architecture and made his court at Palermo one of the most cultured and learned of its day. His posthumous daughter was Constance of Sicily.

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