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Travellers, intellectuals, and the world beyond Medieval Europe

James Muldoon

Travellers, intellectuals, and the world beyond Medieval Europe

by James Muldoon

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • East and West,
  • Intellectual life,
  • Relations,
  • Christianity,
  • Mongols,
  • Medieval Geography,
  • Medieval Civilization,
  • Islam,
  • Territorial expansion,
  • Islamic influences,
  • History,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Western Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Muldoon
    SeriesThe expansion of Latin Europe, 1000-1500 -- v. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB251 .T765 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 370 p. :
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25024672M
    ISBN 109780754659747
    LC Control Number2010926296

    History of human thought spans across the history of covers the history of philosophy, history of science and history of political thought, among discipline studying it is called intellectual history.. Merlin Donald has claimed that human thought has progressed through three historic stages: the episodic, the mimetic, and the mythic stages, before reaching the current.   The Beginnings of Western Science by David C. Lindberg - The best book I've read regarding how intellectual thought evolved over the Medieval Period. The Origins of the European Economy by Michael McCormick - While it only covers the period to it's a monumental undertaking regarding trade, social and economic interactions and exchange .

    About the Book. The twelfth century in Europe, hailed by historians as a time of intellectual and spiritual vitality, had a dark side. As Robert Chazan points out, the marginalization of minorities emerged during the "twelfth-century renaissance" as part of a growing pattern of persecution, and among those stigmatized the Jews figured prominently. The Worlds of Medieval Europe Book Summary: This text presents a portrayal of a western world that was sharply divided between its northern and southern aspects. By integrating the histories of the Islamic and Byzantine worlds into the main narrative, the author offers a look at the continuum of interaction, social, cultural, intellectual, and commercial, that existed among all .

      Herzman and Cook's project is a sweeping survey of the intellectual and cultural tendencies of medieval Europe. The book is built on the thesis that the stereotype of the Medieval period as an intellectual step backward is an oversimplification: there was important thought and cultural production taking place during the Middle Ages, and the value of its /5(12). There's a book, very famous in the Medieval era, about a fictional character and imaginary travels across the world, called "The Travels of Sir John Mandeville". A book of massive success. It is so famous that during the 13th and 14th century it is translated in every language.


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Travellers, intellectuals, and the world beyond Medieval Europe by James Muldoon Download PDF EPUB FB2

1st Edition Published on December 9, by Routledge As the articles reprinted in this volume demonstrate, medieval men and women were curious about the world Travellers, Intellectuals, and the World Beyond Medieval Europe - 1st.

DOI link for Travellers, Intellectuals, and the World Beyond Medieval Europe. Travellers, Intellectuals, and the World Beyond Medieval Europe book. Edited By James Muldoon. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 May Pub.

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Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis. Get this from a library. Travellers, intellectuals, and the world beyond Medieval Europe. [James Muldoon;]. Medieval Ethnographies book. European Perceptions of the World Beyond.

Medieval Ethnographies. DOI link for Medieval Ethnographies. From a a global perspective what is most distinctive of Europe is the genre's long-term impact rather than its mere empirical potential, or its ethnocentrism (all of which can also be found in China and in Cited by: 1.

But the truth is that daring explorers flourished in the Middle Ages, crossing vast distances and changing how Medieval people thought about the world. 10 Friar Julian. Around A.D., the Hungarians swept out of Eastern Europe, raiding across Europe and establishing themselves firmly in the Carpathian Basin.

“Medieval Christendom’s Encounter with the Alien.” In Travellers, Intellectuals, and the World Beyond Medieval Europe, edited by James Muldoon, Routledge,   Book Description. Introduction to Medieval Europe – provides a comprehensive survey of this complex and varied formative period of European history, covering themes as diverse as barbarian migrations, the impact of Christianisation, the formation of nations and states, the emergence of an expansionist commercial economy, the growth of cities, the.

His travel writings provide a rare perspective on the 14th century medieval empire of Mali (from which not many records survive).

Xuanzang. Xuanzang was a Chinese Buddhist monk, intrepid traveler, and translator who documented the interaction between China and India in the early Tang Dynasty. Travel Books. There are many reasons why individuals have travelled beyond their own soci­eties.

Some travellers may have simply desired to satisfy curiosity about the larger world. Until recent times, however, travellers did start their journey for.

The pivotal role of Ireland in the development of a decidedly Christian culture in early medieval Europe has long been recognized. Still, Irish scholarship on early medieval Ireland has tended not to look beyond the Irish Sea, while continental scholars try to avoid Hibernica by reference to its special Celtic background.

The ships of Medieval Europe were powered by sail or oar, or both. There was a large variety, mostly based on much older conservative designs. Although wider and more frequent communications within Europe meant exposure to a variety of improvements, experimental failures were costly and rarely attempted.

Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (that is, the one thousand years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire ca.

AD to the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th, 15th or 16th century, depending on country). The literature of this time was composed of religious writings. A History of Medieval Europe Book Summary: R.C.

Davis provided the classic account of the European medieval world; equipping generations of undergraduate and ‘A’ level students with sufficient grasp of the period to debate diverse historical perspectives and reputations.

His book has been important grounding for both modernists required to take a course in medieval. Early examples of travel literature include Pausanias' Description of Greece in the 2nd century CE, the Journey Through Wales () and Description of Wales () by Gerald of Wales, and the travel journals of Ibn Jubayr (–) and Ibn Battuta (–), both of whom recorded their travels across the known world in detail.

The travel genre was a fairly common genre in medieval. Range of Ghosts is based on a fantasy version of Central Asia post-Genghis Khan, but the world of the book is not merely a Middle-Earth-but-in-Asia deal.

This is a world where the sky changes. Europe, Byzantium, and the Intellectual Silence of Rus' Culture (Beyond Medieval Europe) [Ostrowski, Donald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Europe, Byzantium, and the Intellectual Silence of Rus' Culture (Beyond Medieval Europe)Author: Donald Ostrowski.

They set out even on major journeys with a confidence which argues the existence of a network of major routes and minor tracks, the arteries by which new ideas entered Europe's fast-changing civilisation: the knowledge brought back by travellers played an important part in the development of the medieval world.

Norbert Ohler lets the travellers Reviews: 4. Southern Italy possessed one of medieval Europe’s more sophisticated travel infrastructures. Being so close to the heart of the former Roman empire, it still boasted several functioning Roman roads – the motorways of the Middle Ages – which linked into the Via Francigena, the main route that brought travellers from western Europe across.

Everyday life of medieval travellers. [Marjorie Rowling] (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, Describes the travellers of medieval Europe on their way to war, the crusades, another manor, and to sell or to buy merchandise.

Part travel guide, part Christian polemic, part armchair anthropology, the text traces the purported travels of a knight who, for 30 years, explored Europe, the Holy Land, India, Ethiopia, and beyond.This magazine/book is a brief overview of the medieval world.

Each chapter follows a century and goes from the year to the year I thought this was a really great introduction to the medieval world and gave a good overview of the main historical events.

I'd definitely recommend to anyone just beginning to learn about the medieval period/5(5). And since the heyday of the book curse occurred during the Middle Ages in Europe, it was often spiced with Dante-quality torments of hell.

The earliest such curses go back to the 7th century BCE.