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Towards a History of Tolerance: Christian Attitudes to Jews and Muslims in the Middle Ages

Towards a History of Tolerance: Christian Attitudes to Jews and Muslims in the Middle AgesBy Nicholas WatsonPaper given at the University of Calgary, March 24, 2008Introduction: For me the lecture offers an unusual opportunity to speak of things I care about to an audience that doesn’t consist solely of academics—whose relationship to the material tends to be more scholarly and historical than ethical and personal.
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Streets in Medieval Wrocław

Streets in Medieval Wrocław/Ulice średniowiecznego WrocławiaPiekalski, Jerzy (Zakład Archeologii Średniowiecza – Universitetu Wrocławkiego)Instytut Archeologii Universitetu Wrocławkiego (2010)AbstractDuring the Middle Ages Wrocław, the main city in Silesia, continued to evolve in response to changing economy, laws and demography.
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Burning Idols, Burning Bridges: Bede, Conversion and Beowulf

Burning Idols, Burning Bridges: Bede, Conversion and BeowulfBy Peter OrtonLeeds Studies in English, n.s. 36 (2005)Introduction: This article will re-examine some of the information in Bede’s Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, completed in AD 731, on the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons to Christianity in the late sixth and seventh centuries.
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Early Medieval Lead Processing in the Slavic Territories and the Possible Mention of Trade in Lead by Ibrāhīm Ibn Ya’Qūb

Early Medieval Lead Processing in the Slavic Territories and the Possible Mention of Trade in Lead by Ibrāhīm Ibn Ya’QūbBy Dariusz Rozmus and Bartłomiej Sz. SzmoniewskiPeuce – History and Archaeology Studies and Research, Vol.6 (2008)Abstract: The purpose of this article is to draw attention to the beginnings of lead processing in the Early Middle Age, based on the latest archaeological information.
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Historical and Symbolic Meanings of Body and Gesture in Medieval Miracles, c. 1000- 1200

Historical and Symbolic Meanings of Body and Gesture in Medieval Miracles, c. 1000- 1200By Uta KleinePaper given at the International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds (2006)Introduction: Medieval miracles can be considered as an emotionally exceptional topic in a double sense. Historically spoken, they were regarded as acts of divine interference which provoked admiration – according to medieval notions a strong and complex feeling including awe and amusement, confusion and curiosity, fear and delight, stupor and horror.
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