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Edited by Stefano Caroti, Università degli Studi di Parma, Jean Celeyrette, Université de Lille III, Stefan Kirschner, Universität Hamburg, Edmond Mazet, Université de Lille III
Oresme's commentary is one of the most relevant documents of the discussions at Paris University in the midst of the 14th Century. Original solutions concerning the main philosophical issues are associated with sharp criticism of the realist and nominalist positions.
Pierre-Vincent Claverie, Assemblée nationale, Paris
In Honorius III et l'Orient (1216-1227), Pierre-Vincent Claverie offers a large-scale study of the oriental policy developed by Pope Honorius III at the time of the Fifth Crusade.
Ingrid Houssaye Michienzi, Université Paris VII
This book offers a reconstruction of commercial strategies used by Datini and his agents to trade with the Maghrib. It focuses on the study of networks, of economic actors and of the link between trade and the State.
John D. Hosler, Morgan State University
In John of Salisbury, John D. Hosler examines the military content in the corpus of John of Salisbury, a prodigious writer and major English intellectual figure in the twelfth century A.D.
John Baker, University of Nottingham, and Stuart Brookes, University College London
Beyond the Burghal Hidage takes the study of Anglo-Saxon civil defence away from traditional historical and archaeological fields, and uses a groundbreaking interdisciplinary approach to examine warfare and public responses to organised violence through their impact on the landscape.
Maximilian Schuh, Universität Göttingen
Aneignungen des Humanismus locates the adoption and application of new educational ideas within the social, economic and institutional framework of the late medieval University of Ingolstadt.
Alexandru Madgearu, Institute for Political Studies of Defence and Military History, Bucharest
In this book Alexandru Madgearu offers the first comprehensive history of the military organization of a peripheral area of the Byzantine Empire, the Danube region.
Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm, University of Copenhagen
In Ports, Piracy, and Maritime War Thomas K. Heebøll-Holm presents a study of maritime predation in English and French waters around the year 1300. Heebøll-Holm shows that piracy was often part of private wars between English, French, and Gascon ports and mariners, occupying a liminal space ...
Edited by Katherine L. Jansen, G. Geltner and Anne E. Lester
Center and Periphery honors Willliam Chester Jordan on the occasion of his 65th birthday. The essays by his former doctoral students examine the complexity of negotiating power at the center and margins of society in medieval Europe and the Mediterranean.
Juhana Toivanen, University of Jyväskylä
In Perception and the Internal Senses Juhana Toivanen offers a philosophical reconstruction of Peter of John Olivi’s (ca. 1248-98) conception of the cognitive psychology of the sensitive or animal soul.
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