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Writing Battles : New Perspectives on Warfare and Memory in Medieval Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...‘Confess’, the poet begins, ‘it’s my profession that alarms you. This is why few people invite me to dinner.’ Things have moved on since Margaret Atwood wrote these lines in ‘The Loneliness of the Military Historian’ more than twenty years...

Introduction

Walter Simons

Walter Simons is Professor of History at Dartmouth College, USA. He is the author of Cities of Ladies: Beguine Communities in the Medieval Low Countries, 1200-1565 (2012) and several earlier books in Dutch and French. He is also the co-editor, with Miri Rubin, of The Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. IV: Christianity in Western Europe, c. 1100-c. 1500. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Peace in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the latter half of the thirteenth century, the following tale about St Francis (d. 1226) began to circulate. When Francis was visiting the city of Gubbio in Umbria, people told him of a ferocious wolf who terrorized the countryside...

Conclusions

A. Asa Eger

A. Asa Eger is Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He holds a PhD in Islamic Archaeology from the University of Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Islamic–Byzantine Frontier : Interaction and Exchange Among Muslim and Christian Communities

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...The frontier in history, cultural consciousness, and current scholarship has always lingered just beyond the grasp of understanding. Indeed, its traditional definition, as a wilderness on the edge of civilization or as a boundary separating...

A peculiar institution

Burnam W. Reynolds

Burnam W. Reynolds is Professor of History at Asbury University, USA. He has written many journal articles and scholarly papers and is the author of Columbanus: Light on the Early Middle Ages (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Prehistory of the Crusades : Missionary War and the Baltic Crusades

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...When the meeting concluded on a day in March 1147 at the Church of the Savior, which was perched on a low island on the river at Frankfurt, the leaders of the expedition, later sources briefly note, felt it advisable that one-third...

Introduction

Geoffrey Koziol

Geoffrey Koziol is Professor of History at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Politics of Memory and Identity in Carolingian Royal Diplomas (2012) and other works on politics and ritual in late Carolingian and Capetian France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Peace of God

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Important place-names for Chapters 1 and 2.Important place-names for Chapter 3.When the Apostle Paul wrote that “the peace of God … surpasses all understanding” (Phil. 4:7), he did not have in mind the historical movement known...

The Black Prince

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...Manuscript volume containing a metrical chronicle composed by the Chandos Herald in French verse, commemorating the life and feats of arms of Edward the Black Prince, [1385]. The poem is a valuable authority for certain events...

Leadership and opposition under the count of Loritello

Hervin Fernández-Aceves

Hervin Fernandez-Aceves is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Leeds Humanities Research Institute, University of Leeds, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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County and Nobility in Norman Italy : Aristocratic Agency in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1130–1189

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The restructuring of the baronial upper stratum had already started to be consolidated during the last years of Roger’s kingship. The peninsular upper aristocracy cemented around the counts. Without having to depend on a royal office...

Injuries, Amputation and Disability in the Middle Ages

Carmel Ferragud

Carmel Ferragud is Professor of the History of Science at the University of Valencia and a researcher at the López Piñero Interuniversity Institute in Valencia, Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wendy J. Turner

Wendy J. Turner is Professor at Augusta University, GA, 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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...Topic/Event Description In the Middle Ages the chances of a man or woman suffering serious wounds and amputations depended, logically, on the work they did, their way of life, and where they lived. For peasants and craftsmen, whether...

Arguments

A Cultural History of Law in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The tendency to apply procedural arguments to extralegal situations is much more widespread than one might think. In the Middle Ages, this tendency incorporated different fields of knowledge in a much more casual and transversal way than...

Work, Skill, and Technology

Valerie L. Garver

Valerie L. Garver is Associate Professor of History at Northern Illinois University, USA. A specialist in Carolingian social and cultural history, she has published on women, childhood, family, and material culture (especially textiles). She is the author of Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Work in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Modern popular culture often takes the view that the Middle Ages were a backward era; yet the period from 800 to 1450 saw many major technological advances, the development of new forms of skilled labor, and increasing expertise...