All Things Medieval

Author: Ruth A Johnston
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313364621
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Surveys the material culture of medieval Europe to reveal the nature of everyday life at the time, and discusses the era's traditions and inventions.

Encyclopedia of the Medieval World

Author: Edward D. English
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816046904
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An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with the Middle Ages.

Medieval Italy

Author: Christopher Kleinhenz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135948801
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This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375. For more information including the introduction, a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia website.

Routledge Revivals Medieval Germany 2001

Author: John M. Jeep
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351665391
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First published in 2001, Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive guide to the German and Dutch-speaking world in the Middle Ages, from approximately C.E. 500 to 1500. It offers detailed accounts of a wide variety of aspects of medieval Germany, including language, literature, architecture, politics, warfare, medicine, philosophy and religion. In addition, this reference work includes bibliographies and citations to aid further study. This A-Z encyclopedia, featuring over 500 entries written by expert contributors, will be of key interest to students and scholars, as well as general readers.

Encyclopedia of society and culture in the medieval world

Author: Pam J. Crabtree
Publisher: Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816069361
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The new four-volume Encyclopedia of Society and Culture in the Medieval World provides readers with comprehensive coverage of the medieval world, from the fall of Rome to the European Renaissance, including Western and non-Western cultures and civilizations. Following an introduction that outlines the history of the major centers of civilization, this authoritative set features 71 alphabetical entries that explore specific topics--such as architecture, economy, art, and the military--followed by subsections on Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Islamic World. These insightful entries--including 12 on "major" topics with more in-depth coverage--allow readers to compare and contrast events in different areas of the world with ease. Key articles are supported by primary source documents, and a list of further reading complements each entry. More than 200 black-and-white photographs, maps, and sidebars accompany the text, and a glossary, chronology, general bibliography, and comprehensive index round out this accessible set.

The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain

Author: Sian Echard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118396987
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Bringing together scholarship on multilingual and intercultural medieval Britain like never before, The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain comprises over 600 authoritative entries spanning key figures, contexts and influences in the literatures of Britain from the fifth to the sixteenth centuries. A uniquely multilingual and intercultural approach reflecting the latest scholarship, covering the entire medieval period and the full tapestry of literary languages comprises over 600 authoritative yet accessible entries on key figures, texts, critical debates, methodologies, cultural and isitroical contexts, and related terminology Represents all the literatures of the British Isles including Old and Middle English, Early Scots, Anglo-Norman, the Norse, Latin and French of Britain, and the Celtic Literatures of Wales, Ireland, Scotland and Cornwall Boasts an impressive chronological scope, covering the period from the Saxon invasions to the fifth century to the transition to the Early Modern Period in the sixteenth Covers the material remains of Medieval British literature, including manuscripts and early prints, literary sites and contexts of production, performance and reception as well as highlighting narrative transformations and intertextual links during the period

Medieval England

Author: Paul E. Szarmach
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780824057862
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"Medieval England is a topic that has perennial fascination: King Arthur, Robin Hood, chivalry, and Beowulf seem to have obtained a permanent place in high-school reading lists and the popular imagination. Spanning the 5th through the 15th century, this encyclopedia covers broad topics such as music, women, and language, as well as specific topics such as people, famous buildings, printing, monastic orders, prostitution, and stained glass. There are helpful charts of the kings and queens of England, archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the popes. Black-and-white illustrations abound, and each entry contains a bibliography for further research."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA."

Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World

Author: Alexander Mikaberidze
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598843362
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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· Includes an introductory essay · Provides over 600 A–Z entries, many with accompanying images · Contains contributions by some of the leading scholars in the field of military history · Provides a convenient glossary of commonly used Islamic military terms intended for general readers

The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Author: Norman F. Cantor
Publisher: New York : Viking
ISBN:
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Covers all aspects of the Middle Ages, from Europe to the Far East, exploring the lives of the great people of the age, including Dante and Chaucer