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Map of Rome for Chapters 15–16

Peter Hatlie

Peter Hatlie is a Professor of Classics, Dean, Director and Vice-President of the University of Dallas Rome Program, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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People and Places of the Roman Past : The Educated Traveller’s Guide

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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Map of Rome for Chapters 8–9

Peter Hatlie

Peter Hatlie is a Professor of Classics, Dean, Director and Vice-President of the University of Dallas Rome Program, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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People and Places of the Roman Past : The Educated Traveller’s Guide

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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Introduction

Sarah-Grace Heller

Sarah-Grace Heller is Associate Professor at the Ohio State University, USA, specialising in French and Occitan medieval literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Fashion in a medieval age, is that even possible? Weren’t those centuries the Dark Ages?—the antithesis of the dazzling world of catwalks and designer labels?These are questions worth debating. “Fashion,” “Medieval,” and “Dark Ages...

Introduction

Paweł Figurski

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Karolina Mroziewicz

Karolina Mroziewicz is a postdoctoral fellow at the Jagiellonian University, in the Institute of History of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aleksander Sroczyński

Aleksander Sroczyński is a graduate student at the University of Warsaw, in the Faculty “Artes Liberales”. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Premodern Rulership and Contemporary Political Power : The King’s Body Never Dies

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...The main objective of the present volume is to investigate the cultural specificity and inner dynamics of premodern rulership and contemporary political power. The initial impulse behind such a broad inquiry came from the work of Ernst...

Introduction

Jinty Nelson

Jinty Nelson is Emeritus Professor in the Department of History, King's College London, UK. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and has published extensively on early medieval Europe. Her research focus has been on kingship, government and political ideas, on religion and ritual, and increasingly on women and gender. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Damien Kempf

Damien Kempf is a Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Liverpool, UK. His research focuses on the political and cultural history of medieval Europe (400-1200). He has recently published a new edition and an English translation of Paul the Deacon’s Liber de episcopis Mettensibus (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Reading the Bible in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...For medieval Christians, the Bible was the book of guidance above all others, and Bible reading was the route to religious knowledge. Still fundamental on the central medieval period is Beryl Smalley , The Study of the Bible in the Middle...

Production and Practice

A Cultural History of Hair in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...The study of medieval hair occurs at the intersection of hygiene, ritual, and beauty. Medieval people needed to clean their hair to keep it free of dirt and vermin. How they arranged it depended on an almost infinite variety of factors...

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Diplomacy in the Early Islamic World : A Tenth-Century Treatise on Arab-Byzantine Relations

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...I will mention in it [chapter] how a messenger should feign inattention when he is sent to mediate between two kings,Idhā safara (1st form, v. safara) bayna malikayni. and especially if one of them sends thunder and lightning...

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Diplomacy in the Early Islamic World : A Tenth-Century Treatise on Arab-Byzantine Relations

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...Concerning the unsuccessful messengerFī’l-rasūli ’l-maḥrūmi (‘deprived’). Lane, 1, pt. 2, 557. and what of the Book of the Sublime and Great God say about him, and the words of eloquent people, poets, and wise men.Fī’l-rasūli...

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Diplomacy in the Early Islamic World : A Tenth-Century Treatise on Arab-Byzantine Relations

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...I will mention in it [chapter] why the messenger should be perfect in figureLi-ma istuḥibba (xth form, v. ḥabba) fī’l-rasūli isrāfu (ivth form, v. sarafa)’l-qaddi (pl. qudūd). Lane, 1, pt. 2, 495–6, pt. 4, 1350. and well-built in body,Wa...

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Diplomacy in the Early Islamic World : A Tenth-Century Treatise on Arab-Byzantine Relations

I.B. Tauris, 2015

Book chapter

...I will mention in it [chapter] what the Persians used to do when they wanted to select from among their people [a messenger] to be appointedMan tandibuhu (1st form, v. nadaba). Lane, 1, pt. 8, 2778–9. to carry a message or to go...