By Charles Johnson
Excerpt from Regesta Regum Anglo-Normannorum, 1066-1154, Vol. 2: Regesta Henrici Primi, 1100-1135
The first quantity of this paintings used to be released in 1913, and the editors then believed that the second one and 3rd volumes may persist with in fast succession. however the 4 years of conflict, which so quickly undefined, interrupted the duty. Professor Davis used to be absorbed within the tasks of the struggle alternate Intelligence division, and his pursuits thenceforward have been diverted to the issues of contemporary background. At his dying, in 1928, the fabrics for the later volumes have been considerably as he had left them in 1914. In 1930 the Delegates of the Clarendon Press, with the concurrence of Mrs. Davis, entrusted the duty of constant the Regesta to the elder of the current editors, who made haste to safe the aid of a more youthful student, lest the paintings should still back be interrupted through loss of life. The slowness with which we performed our activity is due partly to the need of studying by way of genuine exam what resources were exhausted and what remained unused: partially to the unevenness within the abstracts and outlines inevitable within the co-operation of a couple of voluntary helpers. A moment struggle concerned one other interval of hold up during which examine was once very unlikely; and we're wakeful that we have got now not completely conquer both of our preliminary problems. we're, even though, persuaded that even a less than perfect catalogue is a step to a extra excellent presentation of the acts of the Norman interval, within which the complete texts should be published, and unique charters reproduced in facsimile.
In getting ready the current quantity we now have had the good thing about the past due William Farrer's Itinerary of Henry I, published within the English old evaluate in 1919, and issued individually with a precious index. we can't accurately convey our tasks to Farrer's paintings; and notwithstanding we've not continually followed his conjectural dates, we now have hardly needed to dissent from the bounds of date which he mounted. we've his instance in mentioning those, even if the files are prepared in response to the dates which now we have proposal possible. whilst a distinct 12 months isn't assigned the charters are ranged lower than the later restricting date. we now have incorporated a few charters which Farrer both didn't understand of or considered no price for the development of his Itinerary.
Our thank you are as a result of all who contributed to the 1st quantity in addition to to this. Many, lamentably, are useless. we will basically bear in mind with gratitude Canon Foster, of Lincoln; Mr. Herbert Chitty, bursar of Winchester collage; and Mr. L. C. Loyd; and lots of of these already pointed out in Vol. I. between our dwelling fellow-workers we needs to specially thank Mr. G. H. White, editor of the total Peerage, and Mr. Charles Clay, who keeps Farrer's paintings on Early Yorkshire Charters, on whose genealogical wisdom we've usually drawn. The Dean of Gloucester has helped us in facing the Ely charters, and Mr. C. H. Hunter Blair with these of Durham. leave out Marion Gibbs kindly communicated to us the typescript of her Early Charters of St. Paul's Cathedral earlier than e-book, and kept us a lot transcription. Mr. Ralph Davis, who's already engaged, with the more youthful of the current editors, at the ultimate quantity of the paintings which his father started, has learn the proofs of this, and has made a few precious feedback. we're additionally indebted to Mr. G. E. Morey for counsel in getting ready the typescript for press. To these kind of, and to many different pals who've helped us every now and then, we delicate our hearty thanks.
We should also checklist our gratitude to the overdue Dukes of Bedford and Rutland for permission to use the Tavistock and Belvoir chartularies, and to the latter for a photo of a web page of the Belvoir chartulary.
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By Corneliu C. Simuţ (auth.)
By Anton Grabner-Haider
Die Autoren geben einen breiten Überblick über die Kultur und Lebenswelt des späten Mittelalters (1200–1500) in ganz Europa. Den ideellen Hintergrund bildet die Pragmatische Philosophie von W. James bis R. Rorty, die Denkmodelle und Weltdeutungen im Kontext konkreter »Lebensformen« und »Lebenswelten« beschreibt.
Grabner-Haider stellt die Lebenswelten und die sozialen Prozesse dieser Zeitepoche dar, Handel, Arbeit und Wirtschaft, die Beziehungen der Geschlechter. Neben den politischen Entwicklungen in Mitteleuropa, in England und Frankreich, in Nord-, Süd- und Osteuropa liegt ein Schwerpunkt auf den religiösen Weltdeutungen, dem Wirken der Bettelorden, der Herrschaft der Kleriker, den Lehren der Konzile und den religiösen Lebensformen.
Im Kontrast dazu stehen die Lehren der Theologen und Philosophen an den Universitäten, die Konzepte der Humanisten und der Renaissance der antiken Lebenswelt. Grabner-Haider beschreibt die Konfliktfelder zwischen Juden, Christen und Moslems, die Entwicklung der Naturwissenschaft, der Medizin, der Mathematik und der Astronomie.
Ein Blick fällt auf die Lebenswelt der Byzantinischen Kultur, die enlargement des Osmanischen Reiches, die griechisch-orthodoxe faith in Süditalien und die Entwicklungen in Russland.
Erinnert werden auch die dunklen Seiten der christlichen Reichsreligion, die Verfolgung der »Ketzer« und »Häretiker«, die Formen der Inquisition und der Kampf gegen die Kirchenreform.
Johann Maier stellt die Kultur und Lebenswelt der Juden in Europa und in den islamischen Ländern umfassend dar, die religiösen Lehren, die Formen des Kults und die theologischen Überlegungen. Ebenso beleuchtet Karl Prenner die Kultur und Lebenswelt der Moslems im arabischen und im persischen Raum, den Austausch mit Juden und Christen in Spanien, die theologischen und philosophischen Lehren, die Schulen des Rechts, sowie die Formen der Herrschaft. Eine übersichtliche Zeittabelle, eine Liste mit weiterführender Literatur und ein Personenregister erschließen den Band zusätzlich.
By Tom Holland
The evolution of the Arab empire is without doubt one of the very best narratives of old heritage, a narrative dazzlingly wealthy in drama, personality, and success. during this interesting and sweeping history-the 3rd in his trilogy of books at the old world-Tom Holland describes how the Arabs emerged to carve out a stupefyingly big dominion in a question of a long time, overcoming doubtless insuperable odds to create an imperial civilization. With profound referring to the main consequential occasions of our time, Holland ties the interesting tale of Islam's ascent to the crises and controversies of the current.
By Shepard B. Moodie, Thomas, ; Gayle, Carol, Clough
By John Brockman
Tutti conosciamo Einstein, o almeno pensiamo di conoscerlo: il genio incompreso nascosto nell’oscuro ufficio brevetti di Berna, il bizzarro vecchietto che scorrazza in bicicletta in step with i viali di Princeton, con i capelli bianchi scarmigliati, il pacifista irriverente che non esita a tirar fuori l. a. lingua davanti ai fotografi. Ma che cosa c’era davvero dietro los angeles superficie di quest’immagine ormai immutabile, cosa nascondeva quel volto immortalato in migliaia di device, poster, magliette, tazze, magneti according to il frigo, pupazzi? Chi period davvero Einstein e soprattutto che cos’è stato in keeping with quelli che l’hanno conosciuto? Ventiquattro scienziati ci raccontano in questo libro che cos’ha rappresentato Einstein in step with loro e come ne sono stati influenzati, nella vita professionale e personale. Arriviamo così a conoscere l’Einstein più privato, libero dall’aura del saggio che circonda solitamente l. a. sua figura. Materiali inediti e memorie autobiografiche si fondono in un caleidoscopio commovente, nell’affettuoso ricordo di un uomo, rimpianto come amico più che come padre della teoria della relatività. Einstein secondo me è una testimonianza unica del potere che può avere un lascito intellettuale ed è una lettura entusiasmante, alla portata di tutti.
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By Clémentine Portier-Kaltenbach
Photographs de personnalités oubliées ou décriées de l'histoire française qui ont été rendues à tort ou raison responsables de défaites militaires, qui ont déçu les espoirs placés en elles, qui ont fait drawback à l'action de grands hommes, and so on. Le vice-amiral Villeneuve prétendit que ses marins avaient l. a. colique pour fuir le wrestle (résultat : Trafalgar...). Le Prince de Soubise, qui healthy décimer ses troupes en deux heures face à celles du roi de Prusse, deux fois moins nombreuses. Le capitaine de frégate Cahumareys, qui healthy échouer son vaisseau l. a. Méduse par temps calme et marée haute avant d'abandonner ses a hundred and forty marins sur un radeau dont on connaît l. a. destinée... Un palmarès d'une vingtaine d'anti-héros épinglés avec humour et érudition.
By B. Neil;O. Neil;Bronwen Neil
This selection of Latin texts, released in a brand new variation with an English translation, attracts at the wealthy hagiographical corpus of Anastasius, papal diplomat, secretary and translator in overdue ninth-century Rome. The texts drawback debatable figures: Pope Martin I (649-653), whose competition to the imperially-sponsored doctrines of monenergism and monothelitism observed him exiled to Cherson the place he died in 654, and Maximus the Confessor, an jap monk condemned to undergo amputation and exile to Lazica for comparable purposes in 662. the writer seeks to put those works of their political context, specifically the growing to be hostility among the jap and western church buildings within the overdue 9th century, and to evaluate Anastasius's contribution to the deteriorating kin among the 2 via his translations of hagiography.
By Wolfgang Quinger
By Kate Fleet, Suraiya N. Faroqhi, Reşat Kasaba
Vol. I: Byzantium to Turkey, 1071–1453 This quantity examines the increase of Turkish strength in Anatolia from the arriving of the 1st Turks on the finish of the 11th century to the autumn of Constantinople in 1453. Taking the interval as a complete, the amount covers the political, monetary, social, highbrow and cultural heritage of the area because the Byzantine empire crumbled and Anatolia handed into Turkish regulate to turn into the heartland of the Ottoman empire. during this approach, the authors emphasise the continuities of the period instead of its dislocations, situating Anatolia inside its geographic context on the crossroads of relevant Asia, the center East and the Mediterranean. the area which emerges is one in every of army stumble upon, but in addition of cultural cohabitation, highbrow and diplomatic trade, and political finesse. it is a state of the art paintings of reference on an understudied interval in Turkish historical past via a number of the prime students within the box. Vol. II: The Ottoman Empire as a global energy, 1453-1603 quantity 2 of The Cambridge background of Turkey examines this era from the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 to the accession of Ahmed I in 1603. The essays, written via best students within the box, check the enormous growth of Ottoman energy and the effervescence of the Ottoman highbrow and cultural global via literature, artwork, and structure. in addition they examine the demanding situations that confronted the Ottoman country, rather within the later interval, because the empire skilled financial crises, revolts, and lengthy drawn-out wars. Vol. III: The Later Ottoman Empire, 1603–1839 quantity three of The Cambridge heritage of Turkey strains the background of the later Ottoman Empire from the demise of Mehmed III in 1603 to the proclamation of the tanzimat, the executive reconstruction of the Ottoman kingdom, in 1839. This was once a interval of relative balance whilst alternate among the empire and Europe flourished and, wartime aside, retailers and pilgrims travelled in relative safety. although, regardless of the emphasis at the sultans position as defender of the devoted and of social order, tensions did exist among the ruling elite in Istanbul and their provincial matters. This subject matter is important to the quantity. different sections concentrate on spiritual and political teams, ladies, alternate, rural lifestyles and, importantly, track, artwork and structure. The historical past emphasises the political, cultural and inventive accomplishments of the Ottomans within the post-classical interval, hence not easy conventional notions that this was once a interval of stagnation. Vol. IV: Turkey within the glossy global Turkeys smooth historical past has been formed through its society and its associations. during this fourth quantity of The Cambridge heritage of Turkey a crew of a few of the main distinctive students of contemporary Turkey have come jointly to discover the interplay among those features of Turkish modernization. the quantity starts off within the 19th century and strains the ancient history throughout the reforms of the overdue Ottoman Empire, the interval of the younger Turks, the struggle of Independence and the founding of the Ataturks Republic. Thereafter, the quantity specializes in the Republican interval to think about more than a few issues together with political ideology, financial improvement, the army, migration, Kurdish nationalism, the increase of Islamism, and womens fight for empowerment. the quantity concludes with chapters on paintings and structure, literature, and a short historical past of Istanbul.