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Conclusion

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...In his posthumous ground-breaking study Mohammed and Charlemagne, the Belgian historian Henri Pirenne wrote that “under the Merovingians the Frankish kingdom was a power which filled an international role, and was guided by an unvarying...

Introduction

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Gregory of Tours, Histories VI.6 At this time, close to Nice there lived a recluse called Hospicius, a man of great abstinence, who had iron chains wound round his body, next to the skin, and wore a hair-shirt on top. He ate nothing...
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...A coloured map of the world, drawn on vellum on a plane scale, to illustrate the description of Pius II...
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...East Mediterranean and Black Sea. West Mediterranean and Atlantic Coast. Part of a Portolano, containing thirty-five charts, on a plane scale, each 1 f. 9in. X l f. 4in., executed by different Venetian artists about 1489. On vellum...

Imagining the Sea in Secular and Religious Poetry

Anglo-Saxon Literary Landscapes : Ecotheory and the Environmental Imagination

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter first appeared as “Beowulf and the Sea: An Ecofeminist Reading,” in The Maritime World of the Anglo-Saxons, ed. Bill Schipper, Stacy Klein, and Shannon Lewis-Simpson (Essays in Anglo-Saxon Studies 5). Tempe: Arizona Center...

English Forces in the Fourteenth Century

A Short History of the Hundred Years War

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...Armies looked and sounded the part. When drawn up for battle, banners and pennons were displayed in magnificent pageantry. Battle cries invoked heavenly aid, while trumpets and kettledrums beat out a rhythm. Knights were splendidly arrayed....

Other Routes and Other Wines

The Wine Trade in Medieval Europe 1000–1500

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...If the destinations of ships with cargoes of wine leaving the estuary of the Gironde at the end of the seventeenth century are mapped, a very different pattern of trade, from that we have described in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries,...

The Anglo-French Wine Trade

The Wine Trade in Medieval Europe 1000–1500

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...In England, in the period from the eleventh to the sixteenth centuries, wine from France was not the only kind commonly available. Rhenish, the name given to wine from the Rhine and Moselle regions, sweet wines from Italy and the eastern...

Introduction: Don Teudo Rico Defeats a Viking Raid

Vikings in the South : Voyages to Iberia and the Mediterranean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This introductory chapter presents an outline narrative of Viking activity in Iberia, with a discussion of the evidence for Viking trading, raiding and settlement in the peninsula, against the background of Iberia's turbulent history...

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...