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Henry I at Fritzlar 919

Antoni Grabowski

Antoni Grabowski works at the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is interested in the historiography of the tenth century, its later reinterpretations, and the use of historical sources in medieval narratives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Construction of Ottonian Kingship : Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...King’s Designation The king on his deathbed, using the last moment of his life to point out his best successor is a scene fitting a film, or a painting, where viewers would be better able to comprehend the role of the moment.Cf. Schmidt...

Linguistic Models and Methods

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, 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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...This chapter is intended as a brief orientation to the linguistic methods that underpin some of the arguments put forward in the chapters that follow. It is intended to help non-specialists understand the bases on which these arguments...

Barbarism: “The Invasion and Settlements of the Barbarians of Germany and Scythia”

Ian Wood

Ian Wood, Emeritus Prof. (Univ. of Leeds), has authored over 200 articles on the post-Roman West and the recent monograph: The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Transformation of the Roman West

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Of the two factors singled out by Gibbon for special emphasis, that of the role of the barbarians in the collapse of the Roman West has divided opinion more than any other. In the post-1945 world there was a strong view, particularly...

Otto I at Aachen 936

Antoni Grabowski

Antoni Grabowski works at the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is interested in the historiography of the tenth century, its later reinterpretations, and the use of historical sources in medieval narratives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Construction of Ottonian Kingship : Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...In Antapodosis, while the German kingdom was under Henry’s peaceful rule, the rest of the Europe was in great turmoil. Hugh of Arles was a lacklustre King of the regnum Italiae. Rebellions were common and if that was not enough...
...Within the sphere of a medieval religious community, there was no source of exposure to the Scriptures more constant or more reliable than the daily round of worship in church. Stephen J. P. van Dijk , ‘The Bible in Liturgical Use...

The Tragedy of Henry VII

Barbara Reynolds

Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante : The Poet, the Thinker, the Man

I.B.Tauris, 2006

Book chapter

...On 27 November 1308 an event occurred that had an enormous impact upon Dante and his world. A new king of the Germans was elected. This was Henry, Count of Luxembourg, a member of a French-speaking aristocracy, renowned for their chivalry...

The Holy Lance

Antoni Grabowski

Antoni Grabowski works at the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is interested in the historiography of the tenth century, its later reinterpretations, and the use of historical sources in medieval narratives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Construction of Ottonian Kingship : Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Earlier version of this chapter was read at International Medieval Congress in 2015 in a session Texts and Politics in the Long Tenth Century organised by Levi Roach.While Liudprand represented Otto as a great ruler, chosen by God...

Otto I and the Rebellion of 937-939

Antoni Grabowski

Antoni Grabowski works at the Tadeusz Manteuffel Institute of History at the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is interested in the historiography of the tenth century, its later reinterpretations, and the use of historical sources in medieval narratives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Construction of Ottonian Kingship : Narratives and Myth in Tenth-Century Germany

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

Book chapter

...The description of the first rebellion of Otto’s reign is the longest continuous narrative about the East Frankish king in Antapodosis. Liudprand constructed a very detailed image, where he was able to make him a special ruler superior...

Bremen COG: Three Recording Techniques for one Object

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The Bremen Cog is a ship which was discovered in the river Weser close to the city of Bremen in 1962. Based on dendrochronological examination, the cog was built in 1380. It was successfully conserved and restored with polyethylene glycol...
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...By Heinrich Institoris (Krämer) and Jacob Sprenger.;"Imprint from colophon (leaf r9r), which reads: Anno deitatis .Mcccc.xciiij. presens liber que[m] editor Malleu[m] malleficaru[m] intitulauit per Antonium koberger Nurbergensis ciuem est...