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The Maya Civilization, 600–1500 CE

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Theme Description The ancient Maya civilization reached its florescence during the Classic period (300–800 CE) in the rainforest of Belize, Guatemala, the Yucatán of Mexico, western Honduras, and western El Salvador...
...Scholars working on the history of Iran during the eleventh and twelfth centuries have focused more on the role played by the Turks (their conquest, their dynastic feuds, their army, the iqtā‘ system) than on that of the Iranians (by...

Thor in Germany: From Grimm to Himmler

Martin Arnold

Martin Arnold is Professor of Scandinavian Literature at Hull University. He is the author of The Vikings (Continuum, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thor : Myth to Marvel

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...In the National Museum of Stockholm there is an early eleventh-century, granite baptismal font, about two feet high and two feet eight inches in diameter. Engraved around the font’s barrel are eight rectangular scenes, seven of which...

Medieval Japan, 1100–1600

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Theme Description Japan is an archipelago pressed between the world’s largest continent (Asia) and its biggest ocean (the Pacific). It consists of hundreds of islands lying between 45 degrees north latitude and 31 degrees south...

Cultural Transactions: An Introduction to Medieval Seals from a Global Perspective

Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak

Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak is a professor of history at New York University, specializing in the history of medieval northern France. One of her prime interests is medieval seals, what they reveal about the culture that produced them, and how changes in their meaning over the centuries indicated societal and cultural reformulations. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seals—Making and Marking Connections Across the Medieval World

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Extensive geographic coverage, including China, South East Asia, Arabia, Sasanian Persia, the Muslim Empire, the Byzantine empire, and Western Europe allows the essays gathered in this volume to offer a well differentiated examination...

The Idea of Iran in the Buyid Dominions

Early Islamic Iran

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...At the beginning of the tenth century CE fierce spear-carrying warriors from the Caspian provinces, that great reservoir of Iranian identity, began to establish dynasties on the Iranian plateau.The weapon associated with the Daylamis...

A road well travelled

Piotr Górecki

Piotr Górecki is professor of history at the University of California, Riverside, and director of the California Medieval History Seminar (Huntington Library). He is the author of ‘Economy, Society, and Lordship in Medieval Poland, 1100-1250’, ‘Parishes, Tithes, and Society in Early Medieval Poland, c. 1100-c. 1250’, ‘A Local Society in Transition: The Henrykow Book and Related Documents’, and as co-editor with Warren C. Brown, ‘Conflict in Medieval Europe: Changing Perspectives on Society and Culture’. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Central and Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages : A Cultural History

I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd, 2009

Book chapter

...The setting Beginnings are, perhaps in the nature of things, difficult to anchor. This is especially true in the case of a book such as this one, which performs two closely interrelated roles: celebrating the work produced by a single...

Extremes: The Middle Ages on the Fringe

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

Book chapter

...If some political discourse makes a case for the dark medievalism of the foreign enemy, other strands of political discourse, especially but not exclusively on the far fringe of the right, glorify the medieval as the crucial foundation...

The cronicles of Englond

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...Title and imprint from colophon. Signatures: pi⁸ a-x⁸ y⁶ (pi1, a1 blank). Capital spaces...

Thor in Denmark: From Klopstock to Grundtvig

Martin Arnold

Martin Arnold is Professor of Scandinavian Literature at Hull University. He is the author of The Vikings (Continuum, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thor : Myth to Marvel

Continuum, 2011

Book chapter

...The Impact of Ossian in Denmark In 1751, just one year before the appointment of Paul Henri Mallet to a chair at the University of Copenhagen, Germany’s most celebrated and in some ways most controversial poet, Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock...