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- ItemOpen AccessThe catalan-aragonese expedition to Tolouse and the submission of Nice and Forcauquier (1175-1177): A before and after in the course of the Great Occitan War(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2015) Benito i Monclús, PereThe paper offers a historiographical revision of one of the less known episodes of the Great Occitan War: the expedition led by Alfonso the Cast in 1175 against the county of Toulouse. This action took place before a huge military campaign finished in 1177 with the submission of Niza and the county of Forcauquier, and it was a turning point in the Great Occitan War according its characteristics, duration and geographical extension (which was similar to the entity and duration of the campaigns that James I held in Mallorca and Valence in 13th century), as well as its territorial and politico-administrative incidence in the Crown of Aragon
- ItemOpen AccessThe role of the Batlle General and Acquafredda Castle in late 14th century Regnum Sardiniae(Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida, 2015) Cioppi, AlessandraThe present study analyzes the defense and supplies to Acquafredda the CatalanAragonese fortress in southern Sardinia survived in the end of the fourteenth century to the attacks of the troops Arborea. Crucial in this context is the role assumed by the general batlle Regnum Sardiniae, whose institutional prerogatives of director and head of the royal heritage mix up with political, management and defense functions of the Sardinian-Catalan kingdom, on the edge of collapse.