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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Author: André Vauchez; Michael Lapidge; R B Dobson; Adrian Walford
Publisher: [Cambridge] : James Clarke and Co., 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Consists of articles on all aspects of the period from the fifth to the fifteenth century, exploring art, architecture, religion, law, science, language, philosophy, and theology, as well as cultural, religious, intellectual, social and political history. With a focus on focus on Europe and Christendom, the Encyclopedia also covers the rise of Islam and people of other cultures with whom Europeans came into contact.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic reference sources
Electronic encyclopedias
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages.
Paris : Editions du Cerf ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers ; Rome : Città nuova, c2000
(DLC) 2002728269
(OCoLC)51251791
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: André Vauchez; Michael Lapidge; R B Dobson; Adrian Walford
ISBN: 0195188179 9780195188172
OCLC Number: 61717485
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Sept. 22, 2005).
Print version edited by André Vauchez in conjunction with Barrie Dobson and Michael Lapidge.
"Publishing history: First published [in print] 1997 in French by Editions du Cerf; first published in English in 2001 by James Clarke and Co."--Title screen.
Published in slightly different versions, in English, French and Italian. English edition consists of translations from the French and Italian versions, with additional entries and bibliographies.
Description: 1 online resource (2 v. (xvii, 1624 p.)) : ill. (some col.), maps
Contents: t. 1. A-J --
t. 2. K-Z.
Other Titles: Dictionnaire encyclopédique du Moyen Âge.
Responsibility: edited by André Vauchez ; translated by Adrian Walford.

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This reference work contains over 3000 articles, ranging from a few sentences to 10,000 word essays, which provide information on all aspects of the Middle Ages, from the 5th century to the 15th.  Read more...
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