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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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Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World

Valerie L. Garver - History - 2012 - 336 pages
Despite the wealth of scholarship in recent decades on medieval women, we still know much less about the experiences of women in the early Middle Ages than we do about those in ...
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History and Memory in the Carolingian World

Rosamond McKitterick - History - 2004 - 337 pages
This study reveals the remarkable quantity of varied forms and new types of history written in the Frankish realms of Western Europe during the eighth and ninth centuries. The ...
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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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Lay Intellectuals in the Carolingian World

Patrick Wormald, Janet L. Nelson - History - 2007 - 263 pages
Collection of essays examining lay involvement in literary and artistic activity in the Carolingian Empire.
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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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Adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century

Ross E. Dunn - Biography & Autobiography - 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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Marguerite de Navarre: Mother of the Renaissance

Rouben C. Cholakian - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 448 pages
Sister to the king of France, queen of Navarre, gifted writer, religious reformer, and patron of the arts—in her many roles, Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) was one of the ...
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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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