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Queenship

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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... and servants in a truly global context. Spans both the medieval and early modern periods. Elena Woodacre , ed. A Companion to Global Queenship . Leeds : Arc Humanities Press, 2018. A wide range of studies of individual queens, royal...

Queenship in the Sultanate of Delhi (1206–1526)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/event Description Established by Persianized Turkish slave rulers in the early thirteenth century, the Delhi Sultanate is largely seen as inaugurating the “medieval” period of Indian history. It reflected the general changing nature...

Proto-Mongol Khitan Empresses and Emperor Dowagers in the Tenth to Early Twelfth Centuries

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/event Description The Khitan, a people of proto-Mongol stock, moved as pastoral nomads in northeast China within the area drained by the upper reaches of the Liao River, from which their dynasty also took its name, and began to rise...

Welsh Queenship in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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... of Welsh Queenship in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.” In Companion to Global Queenship , edited by Elena Woodacre , 147–58. Leeds : ARC Humanities, 2018. Provides a detailed overview of Welsh queenship. R. Danna Messer . “The...

Tamar of Georgia, 1184–1213

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Perspective Tamar the Great (born ca. 1160, r. 1184–1213) ruled the medieval kingdom of Georgia at the height of its political power and cultural influence. The eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the development of powerful centralized...

Female Agency in Nasrid Islamic Granada in the Fifteenth Century

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/event Description From the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries, Nasrid Granada (1232–1492) was the last stronghold of Islamic power in the Iberian Peninsula, after five centuries of political domination. Unlike other geographic...