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The Crisis of the Seventh Century: Environmental and Demographic Disaster

Pete Christensen

Peter Christensen is Lecturer at the Institute of History, University of Copenhagen and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Decline of Iranshahr : Irrigation and Environment in the Middle East, 500 bc–ad 1500

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Shortly after the completing of the great Nahrawan system, Mesopotamia was ravaged by a series of disasters: civil wars, invasions, floods, and epidemics. The combined effect was devastating and by late Sassanian times the southern part...

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...

Chapter XVI

Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Isaac, The Forty-First Patriarch. A. D. 686-689. This is the father, Abba Isaac, of whom it was revealed to the father, Abba John, that he should sit after him, by his prayers and wishes, according to what has been related before...

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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Sawirus B. Al-Muqaffa

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Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy is Professor of Arabic at the School of Oriental and African Studies. His books include The Great Arab Conquests (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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History of the Patriarchs of Alexandria : The Copts of Egypt Before and After the Early Islamic Conquests

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...Agathon, The Thirty-Ninth Patriarch. A.D. 661–677. In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, the one God. The second division of the histories of the holy Church, consisting of six chapters and the lives...

Conclusions to Part 3

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...As we noted in Part 1, the primary cultural, societal and personal motivations for having children were to continue family name and protect patrimony, to ensure care in old age for parents and for emotional fulfilment of the couple. While...

How Christian Was Anglo-Saxon England c.700?

Marilyn Dunn

Marilyn Dunn is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Glasgow, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons c.597–C.700 : Discourses of Life, Death and Afterlife

Continuum, 2009

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...How far had the Church succeeded in Christianizing the Anglo-Saxons by c.700? From the point of view of the popes in Rome, the young Church must have looked to be much more securely integrated into the Christian oikoumene than it had been...

Property, Power and Bride Price

Emma Southon

Emma Southon lives in Belfast and is a freelance writer and editor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marriage, Sex and Death : The Family and the Fall of the Roman West

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...We begin with the issue of property and betrothal. It is a truism that Roman law was concerned not with marriage, but with the ancestral, property and financial consequences of marriage.Buckland, 1963: p. 106; Crook, 1990: p. 166...

Collecting Saints’ Stories

James T. Palmer

James T. Palmer is Reader in Medieval History at the University of St Andrews. His recent books include The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages (2014) and Anglo-Saxons in a Frankish World (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Early Medieval Hagiography

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...The writing of sacred biography was only one part of the literary world of saints. Saints, hagiographers, and their audiences all knew that they were participating in a culture that transcended individuals to embrace the faithful...

Friendship and Diplomacy in the Histories of Gregory of Tours

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The concept of amicitia, rooted in classical thought, can be used to better understand diplomacy in the early medieval period. Merovingian writers do not explicitly define amicitia, so modern scholars of friendship must create a definition...

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Erica Buchberger

Erica Buchberger is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shifting Ethnic Identities in Spain and Gaul, 500-700 : From Romans to Goths and Franks

Amsterdam University Press, 2017

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...The nearest seventh-century counterpart to Gregory of Tours’ Histories is the Chronicle of Fredegar, and as such these two sources are frequently compared. The chronicler(s) that a later editor named Fredegar wrote in Burgundy and Austrasia...