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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...

Land and Tenure in Early Colonial Peru: Individualizing the Sapci, “That Which is Common to All”

Susan Elizabeth Ramírez

Susan Elizabeth Ramírez holds the Neville G. Penrose Endowed Chair in History and Latin American Studies at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Besides dozens of articles and chapters published in the United States, Spain, Peru, England, Italy, Japan, and Australia, she has written several books. Among the most important are Provincial Patriarchs: Land Tenure and the Economy of Power in Colonial Peru (1986 and 1991); The World Upside Down: Cross Cultural Contact and Conflict in Sixteenth-Century Peru (1996 and 2002); To Feed and Be Fed: The Cosmological Bases of Authority and Identity in the Andes (2005); and Al servicio de Dios y de Su Majestad: Los orígnes de las escuelas públicas para niños indígenas en el norte del Perú en el siglo XVIII (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...This article compares and contrasts pre-Columbian indigenous customary law regarding land possession and use with the legal norms and concepts gradually imposed and implemented by the Spanish colonial state in the Viceroyalty of Peru...

Live Donkeys at Last

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

Book chapter

...Even after 1424, live donkeys in Palm Sunday processions were few and far between. The Franciscan guardian’s use of a donkey under Muslim rule in Jerusalem, between 1480 and 1757, was exceptional. I have found no other record...

Conclusion: Renaissance and Expansion

G. R. Evans

G. R. Evans is Professor Emeritus of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History in the University Cambridge. Her many books include Augustine on Evil; Alan of Lille; The Thought of Gregory the Great; Anselm; The Medieval Theologians; Belief: A Short History for Today" (I.B.Tauris, 2006); The Church in the Early Middle Ages (I.B.Tauris, 2007), The University of Cambridge: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2009) and The University of Oxford: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2010, paperback 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Medieval Christianity

I.B.Tauris, 2017

Book chapter

...A history of medieval Christianity must have an end, though events ran on. In the sixteenth century, Western Europe embarked on ‘renaissance’, Reformation and Counter-Reformation and expansion into the New World of the Americas...

Survivals and Revivals

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

Book chapter

...Given the Level of religious hostility, wartime damage, benign neglect, and malicious libel that palmesels have suffered over the centuries, it is perhaps surprising that so many have survived. An inventory published in 2006 lists 105...