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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 22.88
Da brat mir einer einen Storch! Dem Mittelalter begegnet man überall, in Zeitungsartikeln, Bestseller-Romanen und E-Mails. Die Welt der Ritter, Minnesänger, Kaiser und Könige ist auch in unserer Zeit noch lebendig. Denn wer würde sich nicht lieber aus dem Staub machen, als Scherereien zu bekommen, oder ist mit seinem Latein am Ende, weil der Computer... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 238.00
The second volume of this intercultural comparative encyclopedia is devoted to the actors behind ?medieval? foundations in Latin Europe, Byzantium, the Islamic lands, Judaism, and the multi-religious world of India. Individual chapters address religiousmerits and worldly ambitions, remembrance and cults, charity and education, foundation... more...
- Sidestone Press 2014; US$ 45.00
This books present papers on the archaeology of the region between the river Meuse and the city of Oss (Netherlands), locally known as the "Maaskant". The papers presented in this volume discuss the period from 3000 BC until 1500 AD. The wealth of archaeological data from this region indicated this part of the Netherlands was inhabited by... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Jerusalem sits at the crossroads of three continents and has been continuously invaded for millennia. Yet, in the middle of one of the region's most violent eras, the Crusades, an amazing multicultural world was forming. Templar knights, Muslim peasants, Turkish caliphs, Jewish merchants, and the native Christians, along with the children of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 238.00
This encyclopaedia, compiled around 530 AD,is more or less the Byzantine Encyclopaedia Britannica of the ancient world. It lists some 3,600 names of places, mountains, lakes, rivers, waters and peoples, explaining their origins and derivations. The founding legends and wealth of cultural historical information contained in it make it a source... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
The Gothic mode, typically preoccupied by questions of difference and otherness, consistently imagined the Other as a source of grotesque horror. Paradoxically, the Other also became a pitiful figure, often evoking empathy. The sixteen critical essays in this collection examine the ways in which those suffering from mental and physical ailments were... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 140.00
Der noch weitgehend unbekannte, jedoch besonders umfangreiche Komplex der legendären Kirchweihtexte sowie der Bilder, die eine Konsekration von Kirchen durch Christus und seine Engel thematisieren, bedurfte einer eigenen Untersuchung, die mit diesem Band von M. Tischler vorgelegt wird. more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available
Outlines the complex significance of bodies in the late medieval central Arab Islamic lands. Did you know that blue eyes, baldness, bad breath and boils were all considered bodily 'blights' by Medieval Arabs, as were cross eyes, lameness and deafness? What assumptions about bodies influenced this particular vision of physical difference? How... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Barbara W. Tuchman?the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning classic The Guns of August ?once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval Europe. The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals,... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.95
Spanning the years 500 to 1000 A.D., this volume illustrates the conflict between brutality and civilization that seemed to characterize the period so often called?not improperly?the "Dark Ages." Islam and Byzantium, as much as Western Europe, figure in the twenty-two chapters of documents offered in this book, part of the ten-volume series, "Sources... more...