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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...

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...

A New Order of Things

Walter Kudrycz

Dr Walter Kudrycz is lecturer in philosophy at the Australian National University, Canberra. He combines a close knowledge of western philosophy with an academic background in medieval history. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Historical Present : Medievalism and Modernity

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...Within the ‘Enlightened narrative’ the Middle Ages were a significant but largely alien and unlikeable period – a trough between the ancients and the moderns. But in the early nineteenth century different understandings of the Middle Ages...

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

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...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...

Natural Worlds

A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Grímur Kveldúlfsson, better known as Skalla-Grímr, “bald-Grim,” was not the founder of an empire. Neither was his son Egil, who would become one of medieval Iceland’s more colorful outlaws, a warrior-poet famous for the notorious exploits...

Frankfurt, 1147: The Baltic Crusades begin

Burnam W. Reynolds

Burnam W. Reynolds is Professor of History at Asbury University, USA. He has written many journal articles and scholarly papers and is the author of Columbanus: Light on the Early Middle Ages (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Prehistory of the Crusades : Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In early March 1147, as the ice began to melt and winter promised to loosen its grip, the nobles of Christian Germany were on the move. Riding their palfreys and leading their prized warhorses, their retinues and baggage...
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...Imprint from colophon.;"Includes index.";"1809 woodcuts, of which 1164 are repeats, by Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff. Variants listed by W.B. Todd, The Book Collector, 1964, pp.497-498. See A. Wilson, The making of the Nuremberg...