The content is accessible and is suitable for the newcomer and seasoned scholar alike.
This reference book is broken down into two parts. Part one is a survey of philosophy and provides essays on medieval thought in chronological order and includes Jewish and Islamic philosophy in its discussion.
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Each subpart comprises several essays. This book serves as a good starting point for the layman and researcher. Bibliographies at the end of each essay should be consulted for further information. This monograph serves as a very thorough overview of Byzantine philosophy from the sixth century until the fall of Constantinople in Each chapter discusses a segment of the near millennium period of Byzantine philosophy, and are arranged in chronological order. At the end of the book there are multiple bibliographies: those which list sources used in the individual chapters and a general bibliography that provides references to an ample amount of other scholarship on Byzantine philosophy as well.
BX Pilgrimage, a ubiquitous institution in the middle ages, is covered comprehensively in this encyclopedia. Entries were included according to theme.
- The Top 8 Medieval History Books.
- Numismatics and Biography.
- Middle Ages;
- Eastern Europe in the Middle Ages (500-1300) (2 vols).
- Ghosts (Ibsen Realist Cycle Book 3).
These themes include architecture, church architecture, cult and devotion, cult objects, early pilgrimage, economy, experiences, Islamic pilgrimage, Jewish pilgrimage, literature, miracles, reliquaries, sites, society, and theology. C58 The Middle Ages vols. These volumes feature entries ranging from pages in length. In keeping in line with current trends in scholarship, entries include figures from the entire Eurasian landmass, rather than just western Europe.
This resource serves as an excellent reference guide for anyone looking for quick-to-find medieval bibliographies. R57 Schulman, Jane K. While not as geographically expansive or thorough in description as the The Middle Ages volumes from the Great Lives from History series, this book does provide entries of basic information for European and Islamic historical figures.
However, bibliographies are sparse and oftentimes contain only one source. This still is a good source for obtaining fast bibliographical facts. Completed around the same time as the Dictionary of the Middle Ages, this ten volume enterprise can be seen as the German equivalent to the aforesaid work. Entries are extensive and contain important highly detailed bibliographic citations. This work is greatly regarded by medievalists. It comprises 13 volumes, a supplement and an index.
Entries include people, events, geographic place names, and abstract ideas such as philosophical theorems, currency, etc.
- Looking Back.
- Judge Thomas Ruffin and the Shadows of Southern History: An article from Southern Cultures 17:3, The Memory Issue.
- A Cube in Architecture, Nuclear Physics, and Astronomy.
The index volume provides an alphabetical list of all articles in these 13 volumes and a list of all the contributors as well. This multivolume set is an excellent starting point for the newcomer to the medieval studies discipline. Most of the entries are relatively short and provide quick access to most topics relating to the medieval period.
It is worth noting that researchers should also consult the supplement volume due to the updates it contains. To compose, compile and publish this work took nearly 25 years. In that time, scholarship had changed in the medieval studies field and subjects which were not of interest to scholars at the inception of this project became popular. The supplement provides entries on these topics that entered the scholarly realm as the project neared its termination. D This two volume set is a comprehensive list of most chronicles and their authors from the medieval period.
It is the best reference source for researchers looking to identify chronicles and their authors. It spans approximately years from and is not limited to Christian Europe but includes Islamic and Jewish chronicles and chroniclers from the same period. Each entry is complete with a bibliography.
A very useful feature at the end of volume two is a list of all the manuscripts where these chronicles can be found which is arranged according to library or institution holding them. This four volume set is a good reference work to begin research on the middle ages. Entries range from the concise to the extensive. Broad topics such as archeology subdivide alphabetically by region. This three volume set serves as an excellent guide for advanced researchers seeking to learn an overview of the history of an area of medieval scholarship.
Lemmata are arranged alphabetically by topic. Each lemma is a topic within the field of medieval studies and contains a general introduction, a history of scholarship in the aforementioned subfield, and current trends in the discipline. Subfields can range from geographic locales such as the Arab West, to names of prominent medieval figures, to abstract concepts such as queer studies.
Beginning with the late Roman Empire, the temporal range of the atlases range from to the end of the fifteenth century with the spread of printing in Europe. While most of the atlases depict different empires and kingdoms in Europe and the Arab world, this work expands the scope of the middle ages from Europe and the Muslim areas to East Asia and Africa. This work functions as a good starting point for those interested in learning about other areas of the world not historically included in medieval period.
A seven volume work that covers a one thousand year time period from It represents a very extensive general overview of the medieval period. Each volume is organized chronologically and thematically in large parts, with each part further divided into chapters on subjects including history, politics, art, architecture, money, education, etc. These volumes should be consulted not only for their content, but also the extensive bibliographies provided for each chapter.
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Each chapter has its own bibliography, and sources in each bibliography are divided according to source type i. Suffice it to say that the bibliographies, if compiled, could stand alone as a separate reference work. DA For those studying Anglo-Saxon culture, this is an indispensable encyclopedia. Lemmata comprise a comprehensive overview of Anglo-Saxon England. A useful feature of this monograph is that it does not confine itself to strict period dates, as many other works on a specific era do. Rather, it includes entries which do not chronologically occur in the Anglo-Saxon period in medieval England ca.
For example, Laurence Nowell, a sixteenth century scholar who played a major role in the revival of Anglo-Saxon studies is added as an entry. Appendices include lists of English rulers and bishops during this time.
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This three volume encyclopedia offers a fairly extensive overview of the crusading period which spans the late eleventh century up to the late fifteenth century. While this encyclopedia covers approximately years, the bulk of the entries relate to the period of the Latin crusades and the occupation of the Levant between and All entries contain a bibliography.
DC DD The above three reference works are published by Garland Publishing Inc. These encyclopedias provide an introduction into the society and culture of each specific country during the middle Ages. Entries are broad and accessible. These volumes are designed for introductory research in the medieval period. Entries contain a short bibliography at the end and each encyclopedia has an index. S93 vol. Broken down into 15 chapters by topic, this book is a fairly detailed account of the second half of the medieval period in Eastern Europe.
Recommended for university and professional level research, or for the general reader with a keen interest in the subject. DL Entries range from to 5, words and each are accompanied with a bibliography containing English, Scandinavian or German sources. This work is a good place for anyone who is unfamiliar with medieval Scandinavia. DP M33 Alcove 4 Main Gerli, E.
Michael, Medieval Iberia: An Encyclopedia.