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, 1971, pp. 122-51. Heroes, p. 122. 2 Ibid. 28 Ibid., pp. 122-3. 29 Ibid., p. 174. 30 Al-Da'mi, pp. 223-54. 147 haps because he wanted to allot more effort to the Oriental churches that existed then. Nevertheless, he makes a reference to El-Lat (Allat), one of the revered goddesses of pre

In: Medieval Encounters

mythologies Greek heroes had often passed their tests and trials in the Caucasus: Prometheus had been chained to a peak in the Caucasus mountain, Phrixos looked for protection against his mother-in-law at the court of Aetes, the king of the Colchians, and the Argonauts sailed to Colchis. It is not by chance

In: Medieval Encounters

of which were armed men, but which also included mothers carrying their young. As in the San Gregorio façade with which this pal- ace is directly related, the savage’s prominence was here united with the very direct and literal intrusion of nature into architecture. Th is phenomenon of the savage

In: Medieval Encounters

Siegfried, from the Saxon Walbeck family, participated in the battles of Cidini in 972 (with the Polish ruler Mieszko I ), Tanger River (983), and Brenna (990) with the Polabian Slavs. The chronicler’s great grandfathers on the side of both his mother and father not only bore the same name – Lothar – but

In: The Slavic Religion in the Light of 11th- and 12th-Century German Chronicles (Thietmar of Merseburg, Adam of Bremen, Helmold of Bosau)

, 1995), 217–244; Elliot Wolfson, “Coronation of the Sabbath Bride: Kabbalistic Myth and the Ritual of Androgynisation,” Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 6 (1997), 301–347; Peter Schäfer, “Daughter, Sister, Bride and Mother: Images of the Femininity of God in the Early Kabbalah,” Journal of

In: Church History and Religious Culture