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Von der Benediktinerabtei zur evangelischen Kirche Paderborns
Das 1016 gegründete Kloster Abdinghof in Paderborn zählt zu den ältesten und bedeutendsten Benediktinerabteien Westfalens. Vor 150 Jahren übergab der preußische Staat die Kirche des aufgelösten Klosters der evangelischen Gemeinde Paderborn. Aus Anlass dieses Doppeljubiläums nimmt sich ein interdisziplinäres Forscherteam der bislang nur unzureichend aufgearbeiteten Geschichte des Abdinghofs an. Der Bogen wird dabei von der Gründungsgeschichte über Blütezeit und Krisen des Mittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit bis zu bau- und kunstgeschichtlichen Aspekten geschlagen.
Author: Kelly DeVries
There is perhaps no other more lively area for study in medieval history than medieval military history, with its attendant and complementary field, the history of medieval military technology. In the past twenty years, it seems that more major scholarly inroads have been made in this field than in any other historical genre of medieval studies or chronological period of military history. What this has meant is that it is now more difficult to keep up with all of the trends and sources in the field than ever before. Hence the need for a reference work which covers what has previously been written and which, in turn, can assist the scholar, both the more experienced academic and the beginner, to improve his or her work in medieval military history or the history of medieval military technology.
Utilizing library catalogues, bibliographies, and footnotes, this bibliography has compiled the most complete list of secondary references to works in medieval military history and the history of military technology. It keeps fairly strictly to a geography which centers on conventional medieval boundaries-Europe, Byzantium, and the Middle East. However, the chronology does differ from the conventional medieval dates. Because of its influence on the early Middle Ages, references to Late Antiquity, especially to the military history and technology of the third- and fourth-century Roman Empire have been included. For the opposite reason, the influence of the Middle Ages on the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, references to military history and technology up to 1648 have been included as well. This is especially important in the study of the Ottoman Turkish Wars and Arms and Armor, where the end of the fifteenth century as a chronological terminus makes little sense.

Author: Felmberg
The sale of indulgences is considered to be the starting point of Martin Luther's Reformation. On the basis of the indulgence instructions the present book devotes its first part to the vagueness and inconsistencies of the indulgence as it was seen by Cardinal Cajetan, the leading Roman theologian in the time of Luther. It then deals with the dispute between Cajetan and Luther's writings. In its third part the book reaches out as far as the year 1522, when Cajetan, commenting on the Summa of Thomas Aquina, gives his final opinion on the indulgence. Presenting the theological confrontations on the indulgence, due attention is given to the conflict which had the greatest impact on the early Reformation time.
Author: Shlomo Sela
The main focus of this book is the study of Abraham Ibn Ezra’s (1089-1167) scientific thought within the historical and cultural context of his times. His scientific contribution may be understood as the very embodiment of ‘the rise of medieval Hebrew science’, a process in which Jewish scholars gradually adopted the holy tongue as a vehicle to express secular and scientific ideas. The first part provides a comprehensive picture of Ibn Ezra’s scientific corpus. The second part studies his linguistic strategy. The third and fourth parts study Ibn Ezra’s introductions to his scientific treatises and the fifth part is devoted to studying four ‘encounters’ with Claudius Ptolemy, the main scientific character featuring in Ibn Ezra’s literary work.
Latin poetry, Irish legends and hymnody. Late Ant.-16th cent. Harvard Lectures
Author: Szövérffy
Author: Takayama
The administration of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily has long been held up to be the most advanced government in twelfth-century Europe. However, until now there has been considerable confusion about how this bureaucracy actually functioned, whether it developed in the 12th century or retained the form given it by Roger II; whether it had regional variations, what the identity of different departments of government was, who did what within the structures of government, and what the relationship between the Greek, Arabic and Latin elements within the administration was.
This work goes a long way to sorting out these problems. The author's meticulous work with chronicles and charters enable him to clear up many problems and mysteries in the administration of finance and justice and to identify such uncertainties as remain. This fundamental work forms a basic reference point for future studies of Norman Sicily and of government in the high Middle Ages.