Sources of medieval history. by Tierney, Brian.

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  • Middle Ages -- History -- Sources

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Includes bibliographical references.

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LC ClassificationsD113 .T5 1974 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5416824M
ISBN 100394318021
LC Control Number73008860

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Unlike some modern history texts, the sources used for medieval history have been around a long time. Very many were translated in the 19th century, and, as a rapid review of any commercial source book will show, it is these 19th century translations which make up the bulk of the texts.

Fully updated and revised, this edition of a classic medieval source collection features. Clear modern English translations, based on the best available critical editions, of more than documentary sources—more than any other book of its kind; Thirty-four artifactual sources ranging from fine art to everyday items; A broad topical, geographical, and chronological approach, including Cited by: 2.

PREFACE. The use of original sources in the teaching of mediæval history is still hampered by the scarcity of material adapted to the needs of the student.

This situation is sufficient excuse for the publication of a new book of translations of important mediæval documents, if such a book does more than reedit old material—if it presents, along with the usual and familiar sources.

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Arranged chronologically, the book. Brian Tierney DFC & Bar (May 7, – Novem ) was a historian and a was educated at Pembroke College, was a member of the faculty of the Catholic University of America for eight years until becoming professor of medieval history at Cornell University inbecoming the Goldwin Smith Professor of Medieval History in and the first Bowmar.

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Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters A collection of letters to and from women dating from the 4th to the 13th century AD. Genre/Form: Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davis, Charles Till. Sources of medieval history. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [].

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‘Tarikh-i-Salatin-i-Afghana’: Ahmad Yadgar is the author of this book. It gives an account of the rise and fall of the Lodis and Suris. The book was written during Akbar’s reign.

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