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This article recovers a fifteenth-century debate over the meaning of the category "conversos." Departing from the standard account, in which "conversos" is seen as a neutral category designating Jewish ancestry, we demonstrate that in... more
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      Medieval History, Medieval Studies, Jewish History, Medieval Spain
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      Medieval Philosophy, Medieval History, Medieval Studies, History of Philosophy
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      History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Art History
Abstract: With the question of the probable size of ninth-century Viking armies remaining unresolved, this paper examines one of the primary impediments to fielding a large army: the availability of food. Perhaps the best documented... more
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      Military History, Sociology, Medieval History, Anglo-Saxon Studies (History)
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      Medieval History, Architectural History, Medieval Archaeology, Archaeology of Buildings
Fanny Madeline, Les Plantagenets et leur empire. Construire un territoire politique, Rennes (Presses universitaires de Rennes) 2014, 368 p., ISBN 978-2-7535-3494-0, EUR 21,00.
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      Art, Medieval History, Political Science, English History
Both leprosy and tuberculosis were prevalent in Europe during the first millennium but thereafter leprosy declined. It is not known why this occurred, but one suggestion is that cross–immunity protected tuberculosis patients from leprosy.... more
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      Ancient History, Medieval History, Paleopathology, Biology
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      Jewish Studies, Medieval History, Medieval Studies, Medieval Jewish Philosophy
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      Military History, Women's Studies, Medieval History, Medieval Studies
This study aims to show that the way in which medieval man situated himself with regard to monstrous peoples (in whose reality they believed) was fundamentally different depending on whether he was a cleric or illiterate. In the first... more
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      Art, Medieval History, Medieval Iconography, Monsters and the Monstrous
Full title: B. Allgaier, K. Bolle, N. Jaspert, K. Knauber, L. Lieb, E. Roels, R. Sauer, N. Schneidereit, K. Wallenwein, 'Gedächtnis - Materialität - Schrift. Ein Erinnerungskulturelles Modell zur Analyse schrifttragender... more
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      Ancient History, Humanities, Medieval History, Material Culture Studies
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      Traumatology, Medieval History, Medicine, Humans
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      Philosophy, Humanities, Art, Medieval History
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      Iconography, Art History, Theology, Medieval History
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      Cultural History, Iconography, Art History, Medieval History
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      Iconography, Art History, Theology, Medieval History
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      Cultural History, Iconography, Art History, Medieval History
The current article tries to interpret the deep doctrinal meanings derived from the visual and textual metaphors related to the ray of light, the Sun, and other light elements. underlying the symbol of the beam of light depicted in the... more
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      Christianity, Iconography, Art, Medieval History
espanolEste articulo trata de destacar la extraordinaria riqueza de significados doctrinales que Fra Filippo Lippi introdujo bajo diferentes simbolos en ocho versiones que pinto de La Anunciacion a Maria. Aunque la mayoria de los pintores... more
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      Christianity, Iconography, Medieval History, Patristics
... ARQUITETURA, HISTÓRIA E URBANISMO: A IMAGEM COMO FONTE DOCUMENTAL. ... A tese de Fernand Braudel, O mediterrâneo eo mundo mediterrânico, defende um estudo interdisciplinar entre os mais variados gêneros das ciências humanas ou não. ...
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      History, Cultural History, Archaeology, Art History