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Medieval World / Edition 1

Medieval World / Edition 1

by Peter Linehan


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Medieval World / Edition 1

This groundbreaking collection brings the Middle Ages to life, and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing period. From the contributions of 38 scholars, one medieval world, from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, emerges from many disparate worlds. This extraordinary set of reconstructions presents the reader with the future of the medieval past, offering fresh appraisals of the evidence and modern historical writing. Now in paperback, this remarkable volume is packed full of original scholarship and is set to become essential reading for anyone interested in medieval history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900415302349
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Series: Routledge Worlds Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Linehan is a Fellow of St John’s College Cambridge and of the British Academy.

Dame Janet L. Nelson is Professor Emeritus of Medieval History at King’s College London and a Fellow of the British Academy.

Marios Costambeys is Reader in Medieval History at the University of Liverpool.

Table of Contents

Indentities: Selves and Others
Courts in the East and West Jonathan Shepard
At the Spanish Frontier Peter Linehan
Muslims in Christian Iberia David Nirenberg
How many Medieval Europes? The 'pagans' of Hungary and regional diversity in Christendom Nora BerEND
Christians, Barbarians and Monsters: The European discovery of the world beyond Islam
The Establishment of Medieval Hermeticism Charles Burnett
What the Crusades meant to Europe Christopher Tyerman
The Crusades and the Persecutions of Jews Jack Watt
Strange Eventful Histories: The Middle Ages in the cinema Stuart Airlie
II. Beliefs, Social Values and Symbolic Order
Political Rituals and Political Imaginations in the Medieval West from the 4th Century to the 12th Philippe Buc
Modern Mythologies of Medieval Chivalry Dominque Barthelemy
The Unique Favor of Penance: The Church and the People, c.800-c.1100 Sarah Hamilton
Gender Negotiations in France during the Central Middle Ages: The Literary Evidence Linda Paterson
Religion, Symbolism and Marriage David d'Avray
Sexulaity in the Middle Ages Ruth Mazo Karras
Sin, Crime and the Pleasures of the Flesh: The Medieval Church judges sexual offenses James Brundage
Through a Glass Darkly: Seeing Medieval Heresy Peter Biller
The Corpse in the later Middle ages: The Problem of the division of the body Agostino Paravicni Bagliani
The Crucifixion and the Censorship of Art around 1300 Paul Binski
III.Power and Power-Structures
Space, Culture and Kingdoms in Early Medieval Europe Paul Fouracre
The Outward Look: Literary Portrayal of Irish-International relations in the earlymedieval period Maire Ni Mhaonaigh
Powerful Women in the Early Middle Ages: Queens and Abbesses Pauline Strafford
Perceptions of an Early Medieval Urban Landscape Cristina La Rocca
Assembly Politics of in Western Europe from the 8th to 12th Century 8th to 12th Century Timothy Reuter
Beyond the Commune: The Italian City and its inheritance Mario Ascheri
Timbuktu and Europe: Trade, Cities and Islam in 'medieval' West Africa Timothy Insoll
Medieval Law Susan Reynolds
Rulers and Justice, 1200-1500 Magnus Ryan
The King's Counsellors' Two Faces: A Portugese Perspective Maria Joao Branco
Fullness of Power? Popes, bishops, and the polity of the Church, 1215-1517 James Burns
IV. Elites, Organizations, and Groups
Late Roman Lawyers and the Early Medieval Church Caroline Humfress
Medieval Monasticism Janet L. Nelson
Aspects of the Early Medieval Peasant Economy as revealed in the Polyptych of Prum Yoshiki Morimoto
Privilege in Medieval Societies from the twelfth to the fourteenth century, or How the exception proves the rule Alain Boureau
What does the Twelfth-Century Renaissance mean? Jacques LeGoff
The English Parish and its Clergy in the Thriteenth Century C.H. Lawrence
Everyday Life and Elites in the later Middle Ages: The Civilized and the barbarian Gabor Klaniczay
On 1500 Elizabeth A. R. Brown

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