Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland, Orkney and the Faeroes
Edited by Gro Steinsland, Jon Vidar Sigurdsson, Jan Erik Rekdal and Ian B. Beuermann
Contributors are Ian Beuermann, Anders Hultgård, Jan Erik Rekdal, Jens Peter Schjødt, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Joanna Skórzewska, Gro Steinsland and Olof Sundqvist.
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Edited by Ya'acov Lev
The military aspects of these momentous events have not been fully discussed so far. For the first time this book offers a synthesis of trends in military technology and its effect on society in the period from the Arab conquests to the establishment of an Ottoman hegemony.
War and Society in the Eastern Mediterranean provides for medievalists an Oriental context to the military aspects of the Crusades, and for scholars of both Middle Eastern and military history a coherent treatment of an important topic over a long period and covering many different cultures.
Pinchas Roth and Jonathan Rubin
אודות המעבר ” (“Behold, I have found something new in a Christian book about the passage”). 1 The second is found on fol. 7v, opening simply: “In another book” (“ בספר אחר ”). As we shall soon see, both of these short texts are adaptations of Latin/Romance texts composed within the context of crusading
Lanfranc of Bec's Commentary on Saint Paul
the events of Polish history from 966 to 1399. The first part, covering the history up to 1283, is an adaptation of the Annales capituli Cracoviensis dicti breves supplemented and extended with informat...
Le Saux, Françoise Hazel Marie
major chronicles, the Roman de Brut and the Roman de Rou, all in Anglo-Norman verse. The Roman de Brut, completed in 1155, is a translation/adaptation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britannie...
. Baudouin d'Avesnes, brother of Count John I of Hainault (d. 1257), is mentioned in connection to the work only in paratextual elements of the later adaptations. Baudouin was not the author but probably the co...
suggests, the dialect of the original (lost) text is a matter of conjecture, though it was probably southern; the work survives in adaptations in various other dialects (Poitevin, Occitan, Northern Fre...