The Alexiad

Author: Anna Komnene

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141904542

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 624

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A revised edition of Anna Komnene's Alexiad, to replace our existing 1969 edition. This is the first European narrative history written by a woman - an account of the reign of a Byzantine emperor through the eyes and words of his daughter which offers an unparalleled view of the Byzantine world in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
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Anonyme Metaphrase zu Anna Komnene, Alexias XI-XIII

ein Beitrag zur Erschliessung der byzantinischen Umgangssprache

Author: Anna Comnena,Herbert Hunger

Publisher: Verlag Der Osterreichischen Akademie Der Wissenchaften

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 263

View: 8495

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Abschied von Eldorado

eine Kolonialgeschichte

Author: Vidiadhar S. Naipaul

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783548603582

Category:

Page: 447

View: 5214

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Der Kalte Krieg

eine neue Geschichte

Author: John Lewis Gaddis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783570550571

Category:

Page: 384

View: 9603

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Die Kreuzzüge

Author: Thomas S. Asbridge

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608946482

Category: Christianity and other religions

Page: 807

View: 6937

Der Krieg um das Heilige Land- erstmals dargestellt aus christlicher und aus muslimischer Sicht. Diese grosse Gesamtdarstellung nimmt die politischen und religiösen Beweggründe aller Seiten ernst und veranschaulicht die immense Kriegslogistik. In packenden Szenen schildert Asbridge all die Belagerungen und Eroberungen und entwirft lebendige Porträts von Saladin und Richard Löwenherz, dem tragischen Leprakönig Balduin IV. oder der Jerusalemer Königin Melisende. Thomas Asbridge berichtet erstmals gleichberechtigt und in wechselnder Perspektive von den von Christen wie von Muslimen verübten Grausamkeiten und erduldeten Leiden. Ausführlich macht der polyglotte Historiker Gebrauch auch von den arabischen Quellen. Asbridge nimmt nicht nur die politischen, sondern auch die religiösen Beweggründe aller Seiten ernst. Auch von überraschend freundlichen Begegnungen zwischen Kreuzfahrern und Sarazenen erfahren wir: von Momenten des interkulturellen Austauschs, Beispielen friedlicher Koexistenz im Heiligen Land, Gesten religiöser Toleranz und Zeugnissen der Freundschaft über die feindlichen Lager hinweg. (Quelle: Homepage des Verlags).
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The Alexiad

Author: Anna Comnena,Edgar Robert Ashton Sewter

Publisher: Viking Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 560

View: 4918

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Fourteen Byzantine Rulers

The Chronographia of Michael Psellus

Author: Michael Psellus

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141904550

Category: History

Page: 400

View: 4843

This chronicle of the Byzantine Empire, beginning in 1025, shows a profound understanding of the power politics that characterized the empire and led to its decline.
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Graf Robert Von Paris

Author: Walter Scott

Publisher: tredition

ISBN: 3842416318

Category:

Page: 184

View: 1750

Dieses Werk ist Teil der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS. Der Verlag tredition aus Hamburg veröffentlicht in der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS Werke aus mehr als zwei Jahrtausenden. Diese waren zu einem Großteil vergriffen oder nur noch antiquarisch erhältlich. Mit der Buchreihe TREDITION CLASSICS verfolgt tredition das Ziel, tausende Klassiker der Weltliteratur verschiedener Sprachen wieder als gedruckte Bücher zu verlegen - und das weltweit! Die Buchreihe dient zur Bewahrung der Literatur und Förderung der Kultur. Sie trägt so dazu bei, dass viele tausend Werke nicht in Vergessenheit geraten.
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Fighting Emperors of Byzantium

Author: John Carr

Publisher: Pen and Sword

ISBN: 147385640X

Category: History

Page: 288

View: 9904

The Eastern Roman or 'Byzantine' Empire had to fight for survival throughout its long history so military ability was a prime requisite for a successful Emperor. John Carr concentrates on the personal and military histories of the more capable war fighters to occupy the imperial throne at Constantinople. They include men like it's founder Constantine I , Julian, Theodosius, Justinian, Heraclius, Leo I, Leo III, Basil I, Basil II (the Bulgar-slayer), Romanus IV Diogenes, Isaac Angelus, and Constantine XI. ??Byzantium's emperors, and the military establishment they created and maintained, can be credited with preserving Rome's cultural legacy and, from the seventh century, forming a bulwark of Christendom against aggressive Islamic expansion. For this the empire's military organization had to be of a high order, a continuation of Roman discipline and skill adapted to new methods of warfare. Thus was the Empire, under the leadership of its fighting emperors, able to endure for almost a thousand years after the fall of Rome.
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The Middle Byzantine Historians

Author: W. Treadgold

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137280867

Category: History

Page: 546

View: 9368

This volume, which continues the same author's Early Byzantine Historians , is the first book to analyze the lives and works of all forty-three significant Byzantine historians from the seventh to the thirteenth century, including the authors of three of the world's greatest histories: Michael Psellus, Princess Anna Comnena, and Nicetas Choniates.
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Wigalois

Text, Übersetzung, Stellenkommentar

Author: Wirnt von Grafenberg

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 311037353X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 376

View: 773

Wirnt von Grafenberg’s Arthurian romance Wigalois (c. 1210–20) tells the story of Sir Gawain’s son, Wigalois, who comes to Arthur’s castle in quest of his father and ultimately assumes dominion over the Kingdom of Korntin. The revised student edition includes the Middle High German text in the Kapteyn edition (1926), a New High German translation, textual commentary, an afterword, an index, and a selected bibliography.
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Die Reportage

Author: Val McDermid

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783886195138

Category:

Page: 269

View: 1807

Eine Journalistin wird in einen Mordfall verwickelt, als sie eine lobende Reportage über ein vornehmes Mädchenpensionat schreiben soll.
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The Alexiad of Anna Komnene

Artistic Strategy in the Making of a Myth

Author: Penelope Buckley

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139867806

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 1814

This is the first full-scale study of the literary art of Anna Komnene's Alexiad. Her history of her father's reign is well-known and much used by Byzantinists and historians of the First Crusade, but the art with which it shapes its central character has not been fully examined or understood. This book argues that the work is both history and tragedy; the characterization of Alexios I Komnenos is cumulative; it develops; the models for his idealization change; much of the action takes place in his mind and the narrative relays and amplifies his thought while building a dense picture of the world in which he acts. Engaging critically and responsively with other texts, Komnene uses the full range of current literary genres to portray the ideal culture of his rule. She matches her art of literary control to his of government over the adverse forces of his time.
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Byzanz und die Kreuzfahrerstaaten

Author: Ralph-Johannes Lilie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crusades

Page: 549

View: 772

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Entscheidung im Mittelmeer

Europas Seekrieg gegen das Osmanische Reich

Author: Roger Crowley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783806232547

Category:

Page: 320

View: 3129

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Tochter des Nils

Abenteuer-Roman

Author: Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 9783407784728

Category:

Page: 343

View: 5991

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Das Leben des Apollonios von Tyana

Author: Philostratos

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110361582

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1168

View: 2874

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