Philip of Novara (c. 1200 – c. 1270) was a medieval historian, warrior, musician, diplomat, poet, and lawyer born at Novara, Italy, into a noble house, who spent his entire adult life in the Middle East. He primarily served the Ibelin family, and featured in a number of prominent battles and negotiations involving Jerusalem and Cyprus. He chronicled the War of the Lombards, the dispute between the Ibelin family and Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor.
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Des quatre âges de l'homme: traité de moral de Philippe de Novare, ed. Marcel de Freville. Paris: Didot, 1888.
Philip of Novara, The Wars of Frederick II against the Ibelins in Syria and Cyprus, trans. John L. La Monte. New York: Columbia University Press, 1936.
Philip of Novara. Guerra di Federico II in Oriente (1223-1242), ed. and Italian trans. Silvio Melani. Naples: Liguori, 1994.
Philip of Novara, Le Livre de forme de plait, ed. and trans. Peter W. Edbury. Nicosia: Cyprus Research Centre, 2009.
Peter W. Edbury. "Philip of Novara and the Livre de forme de plait." Praktika tou tritou diethnous kyprologikou sunedriou (Lefkosia, 16-20 Apriliou 1966), vol. 2, ed. A. Papageorgiou (Nicosia: Etaireia Kupriakon Spoudon, 2001), pp. 555–69.