Journeying along Medieval Routes in Europe and the Middle East

Journeying along Medieval Routes in Europe and the Middle East


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9782503541730
Publisher: Brepols Publishers
Publication date: 04/25/2016
Series: Medieval Voyaging Series , #3
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Acknowledgements xi

Medieval Routes: Journeys through Space and Scholarship Marianne O'Doherty Alison L. Gascoigne Leonie V. Hicks xii

Part 1 The Way through the Book; Routes around the Holy Land

Framing Sanctity: The Staging of Holy Places as Initiation for Christian Pilgrimage in Constantinian Jerusalem Ralf Bockmann 25

Routes to Salvation: Travelling through the Holy Land, 1187-1291 E.J. Mylod 51

Part 2 Migrants, Colonizers, Travellers, and Geographers in the Landscapes of Southern Italy

Problems and Patterns in Medieval Migration: The Case of Southern Italy (1000-1200) Paul Oldfield 89

Journeys and Landscapes of Conquest: Normans Travelling to and in Southern Italy and Sicily Leonie V. Hicks 115

Routes in Southern Italy in the Geographical Works of al-Idrisi Jean-Charles Ducène 143

Part 3 The Route and the Journey: Problems in the Reconstruction of Itineraries and Routes in North-West Europe

Routes around the Royal Pfalz of Dornburg on the River Saale, central Germany, in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries Pierre Fütterer 169

Road Networks, Communications, and the Teutonic Order: A Case Study from Medieval Thuringia Christian Oertel 205

The Itinerary of Edward I of England: Pleasure, Piety, and Governance Julie E. Crockford 231

Making Space for King John to Pray: The Evidence of the Royal Itinerary Paul Webster 259

Index 287

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