E-book. A comprehensive collection of twenty-first century scholarship on the ancient world, from the Late Bronze Age through the seventh century CE. Entries extend to all Mediterranean civilizations, including the Near East and Egypt.
Call Number: Davis Family Library REF DP99 .M33 2003
Publication Date: 2003
Covers medieval Spain. Focuses on the Iberian kingdoms from the fall of the Roman Empire to the aftermath of the Reconquista. Coverage of literature, language, history, arts, folklore, religion, and science. Provides in-depth discussions of the rich contributions of Muslim and Jewish cultures, and offers useful insights into their interactions with Catholic Spain.
Online access to over 300 volumes published since 1960, over 196,000 pages and over 15 different academic subjects from ancient history, economic history, history of music, language and linguistics, theatre studies and performing arts, and religious studies.
I. The Christian Roman empire and the foundation of the Teutonic kingdoms. 1911. --II. The rise of the Saracens and the foundation of the Western empire. 1913. --III. Germany and the Western empire. 1922. --IV. The eastern Roman empire (717-1453). 1923. --V. Contest of empire and papacy. 1926. --VI. Victory of the papacy. 1929. --VII. Decline of empire and papacy. 1932. --VIII. The close of the middle ages. 1936. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1964-67. D117 C3 1964
"This Companion introduces a wide range of materials that constitute the culture, or cultures, of medieval England, across fields including political and legal history, archaeology, social history, art history, religion and the history of education."
Medievalism - "the creative interpretation or recreation of the European Middle Ages". This companion "offers a panoramic view of the historical, aesthetic, ideological and conceptual dimensions of this phenomenon."