Naples: An Early Guide

by Enrico Bacco &
Cesare d’Engenio Caracciolo

Illustrations

ix

Preface

xiii

An Introduction to Neapolitan History
by Ronald G. Musto

xix

Art, Architecture and Urbanism in Naples
by Caroline Bruzelius

Author’s Preface
by Enrico Bacco

lxxxi

Description of Naples

General Description

1

The City

6

The Borghi and Contado

12

The Casali

32

The Church in Naples

Parish Churches

37

Lay Charitable Organizations

39

Saints Bodies in the Churches

45

Relics in the Churches

46

Religious Institutions

50

Bishops

58

Archbishops

60

Cardinals

62

Popes

66

Ecclesiastical Tribunals

67

Episcopal Organizations

67

The Rulers of Naples

Dukes and Princes of Benevento

74

Princes of Salerno

76

Counts and Princes of Capua

80

Dukes of Naples

82

Prefects, Counts and Dukes of Amalfi

85

Dukes of Sorrento

88

Dukes of Gaeta

88

Counts and Dukes of Apulia and Calabria

90

Catapans, Strategoi, Patricians and Captains

90

Kings of Naples

93

Captains General and Viceroys

101

The Seven Offices of the Kingdom

110

Royal and Military Tribunals

121

The Nobility of Naples

Princes of Naples

125

Dukes of Naples

126

Marquises of Naples

128

Counts of Naples

130

Noble Families

132

Maps

1.

Modern Naples

139

2.

Ancient Naples (c.600 BCE–500 BCE)

140

3.

Medieval Naples (12th-14th centuries)

141

4.

Renaissance Naples (15th century)

142

5.

Spanish Naples

143

Bibliography

145

Index

149



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