Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century.

Author: André Vauchez

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781579582821

Category: Civilization, Medieval

Page: 1624

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Concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century. It explores art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.

The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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

Author: Norman F. Cantor

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 464

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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

Encyclopedia of Women in the Middle Ages

This encyclopedia contains several hundred entries on the culture, history and circumstances of women in the Middle Ages, from the years 500 to 1500 C.E. The geographical scope of this work is wide, with entries on women from England, ...

Author: Jennifer Lawler

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476601119

Category: History

Page: 287

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Most people have heard of Lady Godiva and her horseback tax protest in the 11th century and Joan of Arc who in the 15th century fought against the English for the French gaining sainthood in 1920. Many know of Eleanor of Aquataine, 12th century Queen of France and England, and powerful manipulator and protector of kings. Some know of Hildegarde and Beatrice and Blanche and Clare. There are many famous women of the Middle Ages whose lives and leadership brought important changes to history. This encyclopedia contains several hundred entries on the culture, history and circumstances of women in the Middle Ages, from the years 500 to 1500 C.E. The geographical scope of this work is wide, with entries on women from England, France, Germany, Japan, and other nations around the world. There are entries on queens, empresses, and other women in positions of leadership as well as entries on topics such as work, marriage and family, households, employment, religion, and various other aspects of women’s lives in the Middle Ages. Genealogies of queens and empresses accompany the text in an appendix.

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Alphabetically arranged entries cover the history, events, philosophy, art, science, literature, social issues, and ideas that have come to define this era The Middle Ages encompass a span of time roughly from the end of the fourth century ...

Author: Matthew Bunson

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780816024568

Category: History

Page: 498

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Alphabetically arranged entries cover the history, events, philosophy, art, science, literature, social issues, and ideas that have come to define this era

Brill s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

The two-volume Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages offers an accessible yet engaging coverage of medieval European history and culture, c. 500-c. 1500, in a series of themed articles, taking an interdisciplinary and comparative approach ...

Author: Gert Melville

Publisher:

ISBN: 9789004293151

Category: History

Page: 1332

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The two-volume Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages offers an accessible yet engaging coverage of medieval European history and culture, c. 500-c. 1500, in a series of themed articles, taking an interdisciplinary and comparative approach. Presenting a broad range of topics current in research, the encyclopedia is dedicated to all aspects of medieval life, organized in eight sections: Society; Faith and Knowledge; Literature; Fine Arts and Music; Economy; Technology; Living Environments and Conditions; and Constitutive Historical Events and Regions. This thematic structure makes the encyclopedia a true reference work for Medieval Studies as a whole. It is accessible and concise enough for quick reference, while also providing a solid grounding in a new topic with a good level of detail, since many of its articles are longer than traditional encyclopedia entries. The encyclopedia is supported by an extensive bibliography, updated with the most recent works and adapted to suit the needs of an Anglophone audience. Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages is a unique work, and invaluable equally for research and for teaching. Anyone interested in the art, architecture, economy, history, language, law, literature, music, religion, or science of the Middle Ages, will find the encyclopedia an indispensable resource. This is an English translation of the second edition (2013) of the well-known German-language Enzyklopädie des Mittelalters, published by Primus Verlag / Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft. Also available online as part of Brill's Medieval Reference Library Online.

Brill s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

"The two-volume Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages offers an accessible yet engaging coverage of medieval European history and culture, c. 500-c. 1500, in a series of themed articles, taking an interdisciplinary and comparative ...

Author: Gert Melville

Publisher:

ISBN: 9789004338586

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Brill s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

The two-volume 'Brill's Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages' offers an accessible yet engaging coverage of medieval European history and culture, c. 500-c. 1500, in a series of themed articles, taking an interdisciplinary and comparative ...

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ISBN: 9789004293151

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The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with the medieval era.

Author: Thomas Streissguth

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780737707939

Category: History

Page: 332

View: 992

An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with the medieval era.

Routledge Revivals Medieval Germany 2001

In addition, this reference work includes bibliographies and citations to aid further study.

Author: John M. Jeep

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351665391

Category: History

Page: 968

View: 701

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.

Medieval Archaeology

This is the first reference work to cover the archaeology of medieval Europe.

Author: Pamela Crabtree

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135582971

Category: Reference

Page: 448

View: 661

This is the first reference work to cover the archaeology of medieval Europe. No other reference can claim such comprehensive coverage--from Ireland to Russia and from Scandinavia to Italy, the archaeology of the entirety of medieval Europe is discussed.

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

"This new and exclusive major reference work commissioned by Arc Humanities Press takes an inclusive approach to the history of the middle ages.

Author: ARC Humanities Press

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781350990005

Category: Civilization, Medieval

Page:

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"This new and exclusive major reference work commissioned by Arc Humanities Press takes an inclusive approach to the history of the middle ages. It includes overviews based on specific regional areas as well as thematic overviews of key concepts within their global contexts. Case study articles provide deep dives into how these broader themes can be explored through specific, global examples and, in future platform updates, the encyclopedia will be expanded to include object case studies. The encyclopedia aims to provide readers with scholarly articles by global contributors and specialists in all things medieval, to bring the medieval world alive and present how, as today, diversity and connection competed with isolation and conflict during a significant era in global history"--Bloomsbury Medieval Studies.

The Middle Ages

Aimed at the middle to high school age group; 700 entries on people, places, events, culture, society and ideas; Counts as four against ordering quota, counts as one against exchange quota.

Author: William C. Jordan

Publisher: Holiday House

ISBN: 9780684804842

Category: Middle Ages

Page: 940

View: 768

Aimed at the middle to high school age group; 700 entries on people, places, events, culture, society and ideas; Counts as four against ordering quota, counts as one against exchange quota.

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Author: Andre Vauchez

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ISBN: 9780227679319

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Page: 809

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Women and Gender in Medieval Europe

Easily accessible in an A-to-Z format, students, researchers, and scholars will find this outstanding reference work to be an invaluable resource on women in Medieval Europe.

Author: Margaret C. Schaus

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135459606

Category: History

Page: 984

View: 897

From women's medicine and the writings of Christine de Pizan to the lives of market and tradeswomen and the idealization of virginity, gender and social status dictated all aspects of women's lives during the middle ages. A cross-disciplinary resource, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe examines the daily reality of medieval women from all walks of life in Europe between 450 CE and 1500 CE, i.e., from the fall of the Roman Empire to the discovery of the Americas. Moving beyond biographies of famous noble women of the middles ages, the scope of this important reference work is vast and provides a comprehensive understanding of medieval women's lives and experiences. Masculinity in the middle ages is also addressed to provide important context for understanding women's roles. Entries that range from 250 words to 4,500 words in length thoroughly explore topics in the following areas: · Art and Architecture · Countries, Realms, and Regions · Daily Life · Documentary Sources · Economics · Education and Learning · Gender and Sexuality · Historiography · Law · Literature · Medicine and Science · Music and Dance · Persons · Philosophy · Politics · Political Figures · Religion and Theology · Religious Figures · Social Organization and Status Written by renowned international scholars, Women and Gender in Medieval Europe is the latest in the Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages. Easily accessible in an A-to-Z format, students, researchers, and scholars will find this outstanding reference work to be an invaluable resource on women in Medieval Europe.

International Encyclopedia for the Middle Ages

The chronological range of IEMA is 300-1500 CE, and it will cover all of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. IEMA will complement and fill in gaps in the coverage of the present Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA).

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The International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages-Online (IEMA) is a supplement to the Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA). IEMA is being produced under the joint auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies and Brepols Publishers. The chronological range of IEMA is 300-1500 CE, and it will cover all of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. IEMA will complement and fill in gaps in the coverage of the present Lexikon des Mittelalters (LexMA).

Medieval Germany

This A-Z encyclopedia covers the Middle Ages in Germany. It offers the most recent scholarship available, while also providing details on the daily life of medieval Germans.

Author: John M. Jeep

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135575061

Category: Reference

Page: 966

View: 533

This A-Z encyclopedia covers the Middle Ages in Germany. It offers the most recent scholarship available, while also providing details on the daily life of medieval Germans.

Medieval France

The first single-volume reference work on the history and culture of medieval France, this information-filled Encyclopedia of over 2,400 entries covers the political, intellectual, literary, and musical history of the country from the early ...

Author: William W. Kibler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113557541X

Category: History

Page: 1074

View: 593

The first single-volume reference work on the history and culture of medieval France, this information-filled Encyclopedia of over 2,400 entries covers the political, intellectual, literary, and musical history of the country from the early fifth century to the late 15th. The shorter entries offer succinct summaries of the lives of individuals, events, works, cities, monuments, and other important subjects, followed by essential bibliographies. Longer essay-length articles provide interpretive comments about significant institutions and important periods or events. The Encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and includes a generous selection of illustrations, maps, charts, and genealogies

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

The 6 volumes are organized into a cohesive A-Z format, with a comprehensive index.

Author: Colum Hourihane

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195395360

Category: Art

Page: 677

View: 311

This volume offers unparalleled coverage of all aspects of art and architecture from medieval Western Europe, from the 6th century to the early 16th century. Drawing upon the expansive scholarship in the celebrated 'Grove Dictionary of Art' and adding hundreds of new entries, it offers students, researchers and the general public a reliable, up-to-date, and convenient resource covering this field of major importance in the development of Western history and international art and architecture.

Medieval Iberia

As the first comprehensive reference to the vital world of medieval Spain, this unique volume focuses on the Iberian kingdoms from the fall of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the Reconquista.

Author: E. Michael Gerli

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113677162X

Category: History

Page: 952

View: 874

As the first comprehensive reference to the vital world of medieval Spain, this unique volume focuses on the Iberian kingdoms from the fall of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the Reconquista. The nearly 1,000 signed A-Z entries, written by renowned specialists in the field, encompass topics of key relevance to medieval Iberia, including people, events, works, and institutions, as well as interdisciplinary coverage of literature, language, history, arts, folklore, religion, and science. Also providing in-depth discussions of the rich contributions of Muslim and Jewish cultures, and offering useful insights into their interactions with Catholic Spain, this comprehensive work is an invaluable tool for students, scholars, and general readers alike. For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia website.

Encyclopedia of the Medieval World

An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with the Middle Ages.

Author: Edward D. English

Publisher: Facts on File

ISBN: 9780816046904

Category: History

Page: 920

View: 755

An alphabetical presentation of definitions and descriptions of terms and events associated with the Middle Ages.