Le grandi fiere medievali e l’origine della merce moderna=The great Medieval fairs and the origin of modern wares


The great Medieval fairs and the origin of modern wares. This essay briefly retraces the political, economic, organisational and communicative stages which, from the ancient world and the High Middle Ages, made possible the institution of the great european fairs. They anticipated a complex meeting-point model between wares and merchants at the base of the modern exchange, at the very origin of grand world events as the Great Universal Exhibitions.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22840753n5p97

Keywords: Medieval fairs; modern wares

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