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Conclusion: Roles of the Northern Goddess?

Philip A. Shaw

Philip Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English at University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World : Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons: Studies in Early Medieval History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...In 1998 Hilda Ellis Davidson published a book entitled Roles of the Northern Goddess. The unspoken implication of its title is that there was a northern goddess, that the various goddesses Davidson discusses were in some way parts...

Conclusion

R. Todd Godwin

R. Todd Godwin received his PhD from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London, and now lectures at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, UK and in the United States at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on the early medieval Church of the East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Persian Christians at the Chinese Court : The Xi’an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...This book has argued that the closeness existing between the Church of the East and the late Sasanian imperial court, a subject of intense scrutiny in recent secondary literature and amply evident in Syriac sources, was carried...

Chapter XVIII

Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Michael I, The Forty–Sixth Patriarch. A. D.744–768. As the Scripture says in the 77th Psalm Ps. LXXVIII, 3 (Sept. LXXVII). : « What we have heard we have seen, and our fathers have told us » ; and as Moses the Prophet wrote history...

Introduction

Leonora Neville

Leonora Neville studies Byzantine culture and society, and is the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Professor of Byzantine History at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Her work focuses on medieval history writing, authority, gender, and the importance of the classical past for Byzantine culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Byzantine Gender

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...We are about to have lunch. You have to bring your food and beverage of choice because we are not actually in the same place. But the book you are about to read is modelled on those long, wonderful lunches when you can get a friend who...

Sīrat Dhāt al-Himma 1: Princess Dhāt al-Himma and Her Many Battles

Remke Kruk

Remke Kruk is Professor Emeritus of Arabic at the University of Leiden. Starting with The Arabic Version of Aristotle's Parts of Animals: Books XI-XIV of the KitAZab al-HayawaAZn (1979), she has published on a wide range of subjects, notably in the field of Graeco-Arabic natural philosophy. She was the editor, with Gerhard Endress, of The Ancient Tradition in Christian and Islamic Hellenism (1997). She has translated various classical Arabic texts and is co-editor of the series Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Warrior Women of Islam : Female Empowerment in Arabic Popular Literature

I.B. Tauris, 2014

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...The edition I used (referred to as Dhāt al-Himma) is Sīrat al-amīra Dhāt al-Himma wa-waladihā ʿAbd al-Wahhāb wa-l-amīr Abū Muhammad al-Battāl (etc.), 7 vols, 70 parts (Cairo: Maktabat ʿAbd al-Hamīd Ahmad al-Hanafī, n.d.). References...

Sīrat Dhāt al-Himma 2: Prince ʿAbd al-Wahhāb and His Warrior Wives

Remke Kruk

Remke Kruk is Professor Emeritus of Arabic at the University of Leiden. Starting with The Arabic Version of Aristotle's Parts of Animals: Books XI-XIV of the KitAZab al-HayawaAZn (1979), she has published on a wide range of subjects, notably in the field of Graeco-Arabic natural philosophy. She was the editor, with Gerhard Endress, of The Ancient Tradition in Christian and Islamic Hellenism (1997). She has translated various classical Arabic texts and is co-editor of the series Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Warrior Women of Islam : Female Empowerment in Arabic Popular Literature

I.B. Tauris, 2014

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...For the Arabic text that was used, see Chapter 3, n.1. Protagonists ʿAbd al-Wahhāb, leading hero of the Kilābī tribe, son of Fātima Dhāt al-Himma Abū Muhammad, see Battāl Al-Rashīd, see Hārūn al-Rashīd Alūf, Byzantine warrior princess...

The Liber Promissionum of St Gallen Abbey from the Perspective of Codicology and Paleography

Peter Erhart

Peter Erhart is archivist at the Stiftsarchiv St. Gallen, Switzerland Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Object Name: The Liber Promissionum (Confessionum) of St Gallen Abbey, ninth century, Switzerland Object Description The Liber Promissionum of St Gallen Abbey, situated in the eastern area of Lake Constance, is a manuscript initiated...

Intellectual Discourse and Global Connectivity in the Early Middle Ages

The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Theme Description In the early medieval period, like in any other period of human history, ideas travelled wherever people travelled. The early Middle Ages are here defined as the seventh, eighth, and ninth centuries, and since there were...

The city and the trade route in the early Middle Ages

Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2009

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...The era of the ‘Great Migrations’ was a catastrophe for the cities of EuropeOut of an extensive literature on this subject, the following are a few especially important positions: M. Lombard, ‘L’évolution urbaine pendant le Haut Moyen Age’,...

Anglo-Saxon Paganism and the Living

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow. She has written extensively on religion and belief ca. 350-750. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

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...The Search for Gods It is possible that Gregory spoke with the bearer of Augustine’s letter to him in Rome in 601, and that this conversation provided him with some understanding, however biased or basic, of the nature of Anglo-Saxon...