Proceedings of History Week 2015: The 1565 Great Siege, the Founding of Valletta and their Lasting Effects


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David Mallia, Jonathan Borg, Simone Azzopardi



Editorial, p. vii
Roger Crowley, ‘The Mediterranean’s Vienna’: the impact of the Great Siege on European History, p. 1
Carmel Vassallo, Lodging 1565 in the wider Scheme of Things: A fresh look at the primary documentation, p.11
John A. Schembri, The geographies of the Sceberras peninsula: examining its physical contours, p. 22
Albert Ganado, Fresh discoveries of Malta Siege maps, p.38
Nathaniel Cutajar, John Samut-Tagliaferro and Mevrick Spiteri, An Archaeological Perspective of the 1565 Great Siege: theoretical problems and interpretative possibilities: the case study of the Ghar l-Ahmar cemetery, p.52
Christian Mifsud, Ella Samut-Tagliaferro and Anthony Pace, Fort St Elmo: An Archaeological Perspective, p.70
Charles Xuereb, The Great Siege of 1565: aftermath, cultural memory and the Maltese Collective Identity, p.86
David Mallia, Dragut, Seraglio politics and the Great Siege of 1565, p.96
Carlos Nieto Sanchez, The Spanish intervention in the Great Siege of Malta, p.112
Jean-Paul de Lucca, The Siege of Malta and its Protagonists in Giano Pelusio’s Poetry, p.121
Francesco Menchetti, Before and after the Great Siege of Malta: architectural projects of the School of Urbino, p.136
Thomas Freller, The echo of the building of Valletta in the writings and works of German, Austrian and Bohemian architects, engineers and military men in Early Modern Times, p. 146
Christian Mifsud, Valletta, a City in Maps: the utility of cartographic sources in the study of historic urban development, p. 176
Yosanne Vella, What is the best pedagogy to use when teaching the Great Siege in Maltese History textbooks? Some examples of good practice, p. 189
Joseph Magro Conti, Post-1565 Siege Renaissance: The Making of a City Valletta, p. 219
Emanuel Buttigieg, The 1565 Great Siege, The Founding of Valletta and their lasting Effects: Concluding Remarks, p. 239