Mediaeval Latin Lyrics

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For a period of time, their quest was successful; however, with the fall of Acre in 1291, the Crusades effectively ended. However, this time period played a great roll in history because it laid the foundation for Europe's future development. Gothic structures, such as the Abbey Church of Saint-Denis in France and the rebuilt Canterbury Cathedral in England, have huge stained-glass windows, pointed vaults and arches (a technology developed in the Islamic world), and spires and flying buttresses.
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The "Piers Plowman" Electronic Archive, Vol. 1: Corpus

William Langland

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Notice the tall lancet windows, which are common features of Gothic churches. GRISAILLE: Kathleen Scott tells us that, in the elaborate medieval artwork found in illuminated manuscripts, grisaille refers to "decorative work or illustrative scenes rendered mainly in shades of grey or muted brown; in English 15th-century illustration, often in combination with colours or gold, i.e., figures in a monochrome tone against a coloured background; not common in 15th-century English book illustration" (Scott 372).
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Troilus and Criseyde, Translated Into Modern English

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Even if you read only a fraction of the choices, The Well-Educated Mind is a welcome counterbalance to the anodyne, information-based sound bytes that assault our daily lives. What is outlined here is an attempt to provide them some relief. The Medieval Liar: A Catalogue of the ‘Insolubilia’-Literature. Münz -Manor, Ophir. “All about Sarah: Questions of Gender in Yannai’s Poems on Sarah’s (and Abraham’s) Barrenness.” Prooftexts 26.3 (2006): 344–374. She said to her mother-in-law, "Wherever your people go, I will follow."
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Medievalia et Humanistica, Studies in Medieval and

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Byzantine art spread to Ravenna as well as Kiev, Novgorod, Tver, Pskov and Moscow, where it became a major type of Russian medieval painting, and stimulated the emergence of numerous centres of artistic excellence such as the Novgorod school of icon painting, and later the Moscow school of painting. As a result of this curriculum shift, we have decided not to rely on a textbook as the primary instrument for instruction.
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Chronicle of the Cid: Translated into English by Robert

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His style is exceedingly simple and the work abounds in dates. Usually the procedure went like this: the parties involved (or rather their parents/guardians) arranged a marriage contract, in which the various goods/monies/services each party would provide to the marriage were spelled out. A peace was declared at the festival and religious celebrations were held. Take a journey back through time, into another place in history! Offaly, and radiocarbon dated to the 15th-17th century AD (Photo: National Museum of Ireland Folklife Collection, with thanks to Clodagh Doyle).
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Heresy and Heretics in the Thirteenth Century: The Textual

L.J. Sackville

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The value of the book is mostly corroborative. It will encourage students to learn research skills and evaluate historical evidence. As a scholarly language, it allowed for the exchange of scientific, philosophic, and technological ideas in a common language across the political and physical boundaries of the fragmented European landscape. With such a disposition regarding the wildest stories, it is not surprising that the assertion of St.
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Chaucer And The Shape Of Creation

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Roman cities also had public drains and sewers to take the city's waste away, and public toilets were available. By the time Augustine came on the scene, different Greek schools of skepticism were well established, and for centuries had been producing arguments to show that we can no nothing at all for certain. Chivalry may be defined as the moral and social law and custom of the noble and gentle class in Western Europe during the Middle Ages, and the result of that law and custom in action.
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The history of Jason

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Other common misconceptions concern the medieval pronunciation of a name or whether it was used by men or women in the Middle Ages. Perez-Ilzarbe, Paloma, 2011. “Disputation and Logic in the Medieval Treatises De Modo Opponendi et Respondendi,” Vivarium 49: 127–149. All of this required new and better forms of writing, styles which were readable, consistent, efficient to produce, and sometimes decorative as well. ur new Medieval Fonts and Art package features a selection of fonts and art based on designs from the Middle Ages, emphasizing the years from 1100 to 1400.
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Medieval rhetoric;: A select bibliography (Toronto medieval

James Jerome Murphy

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At Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu, over five hundred gold aurei and silver denarii of the first century were found about 1897. Tristan’s uncertainty about whether he should sleep with his bride sounds as pathetic as Mark’s uncertainty over whether he should believe the lovers’ innocence. All of the greatest poets competed for the prizes offered for the best plays. Herodotus is commonly called the father of history, and his 'History' contains the first truly literary use of prose in Western literature (see Herodotus).
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Dutch Romances I: Roman van Walewein (Arthurian Archives)

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It is also possible that Chandragupta was of the Maurya tribe of Kshatriyas. Once a writing style or script had become popular it could become firmly entrenched and remain unchanged for centuries. The following account classifies Byzantine literature into five groups. Full text articles (view in PDF), with a nice cross section of Medieval history topics. At the same time, Icelandic sagas also feature characteristics that are often associated with ‘high art’, offering an uncompromised intellectual challenge and unadulterated aesthetic experience. 5) Could you demonstrate the specific delimitation and function of pulp and/or popular literature in the culture or era you are engaged in?
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