Introduction: Trees, Woods, and Chestnuts in Early Medieval Italy -- A Natural History of the Chestnut -- The Triumph of a Tree -- The Poetics of the Chestnut in the Early Middle Ages -- Chestnuts in Early Medieval Campania -- Chestnuts in the Po Valley -- Conclusion: Giovanni Pascoli and the Old Chestnut -- Glossary.
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