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Bishop Arculf’s Sketches of Pilgrim’s Places in Jerusalem (later seventh century) from the Perspective of the Technique Used to Create Them

Dieter Büker

Dieter Büker is an independent scholar based in Dortmund, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alice Isabella Sullivan

Alice Isabella Sullivan is Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of Art at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. 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 Description The narrative De Locis Sanctis by Abbot Adomnán (679–704) of Iona tells the story and itinerary of Bishop Arculf’s long-term sojourn in the Holy Land. As Adomnán and Bede alleged, on his way back from the Holy Land Arculf...

Jesus on a Jackass

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...This book might logically (and chronologically) have begun with a close reading of the biblical story of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem, paying careful attention to the underlying Greek and Hebrew texts. Recognizing that some readers might...

Salah Al-Din And The Christians Of Islamic Jerusalem

Maher Y. Abu-Munshar

Maher Y. Abu-Munshar is a lecturer at Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Aberdeen, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Islamic Jerusalem And Its Christians : A History of Tolerance and Tensions

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2007

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...After his success in uniting Muslims under his leadership and in his administrative reforms, Salah al-Din and his army proceeded towards Islamic Jerusalem. This chapter discusses the steps he took in liberating the city and offers...

Thomasine Metamorphosis: Community, Text and Transmission from Greek to Coptic

David W. Kim

David W. Kim (PhD, Sydney) is a visiting research fellow at New College, University of Edinburgh, UK. His research includes Nag Hammadi Literature, Coptic Gnostic Studies, NT, Dead Sea Scrolls, early Christianity, Contemporary Christianity, and Asian Religions. He has written The Community Rules of Thomas in the ‘Fifth Gospel’, Revival Awaken Generations, The Wind-Blowing Desert: Thomasine Scholarship, Women in the Qumran Community, How Korean Christians in Diaspora Read the Hebrew Canon?, and Mary and Her Public Actions in Thomas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Intercultural Transmission in the Medieval Mediterranean

Continuum, 2012

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...The Thomas people were initially a branch of the Jesus movement, composed under the individual leadership of Thomas, based on his own revelation and belief. If this is so, some questions should be considered, such as: What was the social...

Justin Martyr (c. 100–c. 165)

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Bruce Foltz is a Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bernard McGinn

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Justin Martyr (c. 100–c. 165) embodied in his person the transition from pagan to Christian philosophy. Justin relates at the beginning of his Dialogue with Trypho the story of his youthful studies and conversion to Christianity. He first...

Regnant Queenship and Royal Marriage Between the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Nobility of Western Europe

Hayley Bassett

Hayley Bassett is a postgraduate student of medieval history at Cardiff University. Her research interests include Anglo- Norman politics and diplomacy, particularly royal succession, regnant queenship, and gender authority. More specifically, her current work examines inter-dynastic marriage alliances as a tool of diplomacy in the twelfth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Companion to Global Queenship

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...ON AUGUST 21, 1131, Baldwin II, king of Jerusalem and veteran of the First Crusade, died in Jerusalem. His crown passed jointly to his eldest daughter Melisende, her husband Fulk (formerly the count of Anjou), and their infant son, Baldwin...

Rabbinic, Midrashic and early mystical writings

Bruce V. Foltz

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Bruce Foltz is a Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mohammad Azadpur

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Mohammad Azadpur

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David Bradshaw

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David Bradshaw

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Peter Casarella

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Peter Casarella

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Eric D. Perl

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Sarah Pessin

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Bernard McGinn

Bernard McGinn

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Introduction to the early Jewish textual background (a glimpse): Rabbinic, Midrashic and early mystical writings Babylonian Talmud A foundational text of Judaism and Jewish Law (compiled ca. 3rd-7th c.), the Babylonian Talmud (meaning...

Charlemagne’s Birthday Pomp

Max Harris

Max Harris is the author of five previous books, including Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools (2011) which won the Otto Grundler prize. He has served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Humanities Council and has taught at Yale University and the University of Virginia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christ on a Donkey — Palm Sunday, Triumphal Entries, and Blasphemous Pageants

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...Charlemagne approached Rome for the first time on April 2, 774. Not only was it Easter Saturday, just six days after Palm Sunday, but it may also have been Charlemagne’s twenty-sixth birthday. Story, “Carolingians,” 271. Becher, “Neue,” 60,...

Travel Tales, Their Creators and Critics

David Waines

David Waines is Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies at Lancaster University. He wrote the bestselling textbook 'An Introduction to Islam', now in its second edition, and edited a volume entitled 'Patterns of Everyday Life' in the Formation of the Classical Islamic World series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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...The medieval world was a world in motion. European or Middle Eastern, everyone risked similar dangers on land and sea, travelling in groups, large or small, but rarely alone. People set out on short or longer journeys for a variety...

Getting Political

Daniel Wollenberg

Daniel Wollenberg is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Tampa, specializing in medieval literature and culture. He has recently published articles on political medievalism on the far right in the journal postmedieval. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medieval Imagery in Today’s Politics

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...When Thomas Fosbroke coined the adjective “medieval” in 1817, he may not have intended it to be political—and yet it is.Whether we are discussing media tempestas (coined in 1469), medium tempus (1534), or medium aevum (1604), the Middle...