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Publication – Sean L. Field, « Courting Sanctity. Holy Women and the Capetians »

The rise of the Capetian dynasty across the long thirteenth century, which rested in part on the family’s perceived sanctity, is a story most often told through the actions of male figures, from Louis IX’s metamorphosis into « Saint Louis » to … Lire la suite

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Publication – Burchard of Mount Sion, O. P., « Descriptio Terrae Sanctae », éd. John R. Bartlett

In his ‘Description of the Holy Land’, written in Latin around 1283, the Dominican Burchard explores the land in a series of itineraries starting from Acre in the north, and then from Jerusalem in the south. His particular concern is … Lire la suite

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Publication – Anastasija Ropa, « Practical Horsemanship in Medieval Arthurian Romance »

he figure of a knight on horseback is the emblem of medieval chivalry. Much has been written on the ideology and practicalities of knighthood as portrayed in medieval romance, especially Arthurian romance, and it is surprising that so little attention … Lire la suite

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Publication en ligne – Horst Lößlein, « Royal Power in the Late Carolingian Age. Charles III the Simple and His Predecessors »

Accès : ici The prevalent image of the late Carolingian age is one of decline and fall. Charles III the Simple’s (893/898−923) rule, which has hardly received any scholarly attention since the late 19th century, is perceived to have been … Lire la suite

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Publication – « Change in Medieval and Renaissance Scripts and Manuscripts. Proceedings of the 19th Colloquium of the Comité international de paléographie latine (Berlin, 16-18 September, 2015) », dir. Eef A. Overgaauw et Martin Schubert

Palaeographers and codicologists have gradually developed concepts and terms to analyse change in medieval and Renaissance scripts and manuscripts. Some of these endeavour to offer explanatory models, either for specific phenomena or for general trends. Others are essentially descriptive, typological … Lire la suite

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Publication – Christopher Tyerman, « The World of the Crusades. An Illuminated History »

Throughout the Middle Ages crusading was justified by religious ideology, but the resulting military campaigns were fueled by concrete objectives: land, resources, power, reputation. Crusaders amassed possessions of all sorts, from castles to reliquaries. Campaigns required material funds and equipment, … Lire la suite

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Publication – Elizabeth M. Hallam et Charles West, « Capetian France 987–1328 »

Capetian France 987–1328 is an authoritative overview of the country’s development across four centuries, with a focus on changes to the political, religious, social and cultural climate during this period. When Hugh Capet took the throne of France in 987, … Lire la suite

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