...Map Description Matthew Paris, a thirteenth-century monk from St Albans Abbey, is an important and prolific writer of chronicles, as well as a significant figure in the development of cartography in Britain. He produced four different...
Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The Decline of Iranshahr: Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500
...On the basis of the archaeological surveys Robert Adams concludes that the expansion of settlement and cultivation that had begun in Neo-Babylonian times reached its high point under Sassanian rule, i.e. from the 3rd to 7th centuries.Adams...
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