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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...‘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...

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

Book chapter

...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

Digitised primary source

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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...

By Way of Conclusion

Nathalie Kálnoky

Nathalie Kálnoky is a member of the Centre for History and Anthropology of Law, University of Paris Nanterre, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Farkas Kálnoky

Farkas Kálnoky

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The Szekler Nation and Medieval Hungary : Politics, Law and Identity on the Frontier

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...This study ends with the royal decision of 1562. The particularism of Szekler law, however, did not end with this decision, royal or not.A study of the history of law must take certain strictly historical episodes into account, even...

The Carpathian Basin before the Hungarians

Pál Engel

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The late Pál Engel (1938-2001) was head of the Medieval Department at the Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tamás Pálosfalvi

Tamás Pálosfalvi

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Andrew Ayton

Andrew Ayton is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at the University of Hull. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Realm of St Stephen : A History of Medieval Hungary, 895-1526

I.B.Tauris, 2001

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...The central areas of the Carpathian basin have been quite densely inhabited since Neolithic times. Its earliest known inhabitants were Indo-Europeans, and it was they who named the Carpathians, the Danube and most of its main tributaries...
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...Imprint from colophon. Trionfi and Canzoniere edited as companion volumes. Text surrounded by commentary. Vol. 1: With the commentary of Bernardo Lapini da Siena, revised by Gabriele Bruno. Vol. 2: With the commentary of Francesco Filelfo...

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 of History and an Adjunct Professor of Health Policy at Augusta University, GA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...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...