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  1. Feb 14, 2017 · Seminar in Arabic Studies presents "Marriage, Housework, and the Changing Configurations of Islamic Law and Ethics in 13th-14th century Damascus," with speaker Marion Katz, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University.

  2. May 14, 2012 · In a few cases, before the 14th century, it was even celebrated in church. This is an example of a widespread phenomenon: myth-making by cultural conservatives about past relationships.

  3. Jul 21, 2014 · For most of the middle ages, marriage was a secular, civil issue, and did not involve the church, or clergy. It By the end of the 12th century, the Western Christian (and Catholic) church ...

  4. A "marvelous history"* of medieval Europe, from the bubonic plague and the Papal Schism to the Hundred Years' War, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Guns of August *Lawrence Wright, author of The End of October, in The Wall Street Journal The fourteenth century reflects two contradictory images: on the one hand, a glittering age of crusades, cathedrals, and chivalry; on the other, a ...

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  5. Oct 06, 2020 · Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, a collection of 24 stories written in the 14th century, is full of surprisingly bawdy, dirty tales. From the Wife of Bath's Tale to the notorious Miller's Tale, these are the filthiest stories in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.

  6. wallace.scran.ac.uk › man_and_mythWallace Man and Myth

    One section of the Scotichronicon from the 14th century, does give this description of Wallace: "He was a tall man with the body of a giant, cheerful in appearance with agreeable features, broad-shouldered and big-boned, with belly in proportion and lengthy flanks, pleasing in appearance but with a wild look, broad in the hips, with strong arms ...

  7. Nov 30, 2020 · The marriage chest, or cassoni, was a characteristic type of furniture during the Renaissance. This chest was a wooden box decorated on the top and sides, and it was used both to store items and ...

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