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Morality and Masculinity in the Carolingian Empire

Rachel Stone - History - 2011
What did it mean to be a Frankish nobleman in an age of reform? How could Carolingian lay nobles maintain their masculinity and their social position, while adhering to new and ...
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Charlemagne and Louis the Pious: Lives by Einhard, Notker, Ermoldus, Thegan ...

Thomas F. X. Noble - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 320 pages
Carolingian historical texts have long stood at the base of our modern knowledge about the eighth and ninth centuries. The ninth century gave birth to a new revival of secular ...
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The Carolingian World

Marios Costambeys, Matthew Innes, Simon MacLean - History - 2011
At its height, the Carolingian empire spanned a million square kilometres of western Europe – from the English Channel to central Italy and northern Spain, and from the ...
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Classical Arabic Biography: The Heirs of the Prophets in the Age of al-Ma'mun

Michael Cooperson - History - 2000
Pre-modern Arabic biography has served as a major source for the history of Islamic civilization. In this 2000 study exploring the origins and development of classical Arabic ...
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The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century

Ross E. Dunn - History - 2004 - 379 pages
Known as the greatest traveler of premodern times, Abu Abdallah ibn Battuta was born in Morocco in 1304 and educated in Islamic law. At the age of twenty-one, he left home to ...
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The Late Medieval Age of Crisis and Renewal, 1300-1500: A Biographical ...

Clayton J. Drees - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 546 pages
Provides introductory information on leading cultural figures of late medieval and early modern Europe.
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Joan of Arc: The Warrior Saint

Stephen Wesley Richey - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 175 pages
It began with voices—St. Michael, St. Catherine, and St. Margaret speaking to an ordinary farmer's daughter. Inspired to aid the future King Charles VII, whose right to the ...
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Francis of Assisi: Early Documents, Volume 2

Regis J. Armstrong, William J. Short - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 824 pages
This three-volume project produces a translation of the extant texts of the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth centuries that present the life and writings of Francis of ...
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Chretien de Troyes and the Dawn of Arthurian Romance

William Farina - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 255 pages
"The great Chrétien de Troyes is credited with incorporating into the Arthurian tradition the quest for the Holy Grail and the adulterous affair between Lancelot and Guinevere ...
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Becoming Charlemagne

Jeff Sypeck - History - 2009 - 304 pages
On Christmas morning in the year 800, Pope Leo III placed the crown of imperial Rome on the brow of a Germanic king named Karl. With one gesture, the man later hailed as ...
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