Book Description. In recent years, the 'medieval frontier' has been the subject of extensive research. But the term has been understood in many different ways: political boundaries; fuzzy lines across which trade, religions and ideas cross; attitudes to other peoples and their customs. This book draws attention to the differences between the medieval and modern understanding of frontiers, questioning the traditional use of the concepts of 'frontier' and 'frontier society'.
This book draws attention to the differences between the medieval and modern understanding of frontiers, questioning the traditional use of the concepts of 'frontier' and 'frontier society'. It contributes to the understanding of physical boundaries as well as metaphorical and ideological frontiers, thus providing a background to present-day issues of political and cultural delimitation.
Rethinking ‘the oldest surviving amber in the West’ by RACHEL KING SINCE THE RE UNIFICATIO N of Germany, the study of art in amber has flourished.1 To date, however, little new has been said about objects produced before 1525, the year in which Prussia – then essentially the only region in which amber was found – became a Duchy following the conversion to Protestantism of Albrecht of ...
ISBN: 0754605221 9780754605225: OCLC Number: 47182185: Notes: Selected papers of a colloquium held Nov. 1998 at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, with several additional articles.
ISBN: 0754605221 9780754605225: OCLC Number: 469328712: Notes: Contributions en partie issues d'un colloque tenu en nov. 1998 au St. Catharine's College de Cambridge.
In the book Modern Greece: A Short History by the eminent Oxford scholar C.M. Woodhouse there is the following passage on page 120 about Catherine the Great of Russia' plans, formulated in 1782, for "[...]a restored Greek Empire with it's capitol at Constantinople, under her grandson Constantine, who was to be brought up as a Greek."
Frederick III (17 January 1463 – 5 May 1525), also known as Frederick the Wise (German Friedrich der Weise), was Elector of Saxony from 1486 to 1525, who is mostly remembered for the worldly protection of his subject Martin Luther.
Ernest (24 March 1441 – 26 August 1486) was Elector of Saxony from 1464 to 1486.. Ernst was the founder and progenitor of the Ernestine line of Saxon princes, and a direct patrilineal ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom), Michael, Prince of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach), Konrad, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (Saxe-Meiningen) and Andreas, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha ...
Dec 13, 2014 · New book available – Theoderich von Weid, Archbishop of Trier, finished his tractatus Liber annalium iurium. It’s basically a listing of the assets of the archbishopric; The Archbishop of Cologne, under instructions from the Holy Roman Emperor, has taken the Monastery of St. Catherine in Dortmund under the Archbishop’s protection.
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