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Medieval Music and Language

Leo Treitler

in With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the music-language relationship in early chant. However, the larger context of the study is the evolution of a musical tradition in the medieval West. The music-language ... More


Classical and Medieval Technology

Joel Mokyr

in The Lever of Riches: Technological Creativity and Economic Progress

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195074772
eISBN:
9780199854981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074772.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the importance of the physical and environmental factors that affect an individuals's actions by applying these to the comparative study of classical society versus the medieval ... More


A Thousand Years

Michael A. Gomez

in African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.003.0016
Subject:
History, African History

This epilogue discusses how, some four hundred years after its fall, the world was reminded of imperial Songhay's former glory when, in early January of 2012, the National Movement for the Liberation ... More


Prologue

Michael A. Gomez

in African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196824
eISBN:
9781400888160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196824.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This prologue provides an overview of the history of early and medieval West Africa. During this period, the rise of Islam, the relationship of women to political power, the growth and influence of ... More


The Politics of Virtue: Italy, the Republican Tradition, and the Humanist Political Legacy

Francis Oakley

in The Watershed of Modern Politics: Law, Virtue, Kingship, and Consent (1300-1650)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300194432
eISBN:
9780300213799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194432.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the intellectual and the educational life of the Mediterranean world during the period of late antiquity, as well as during the centuries that ensued in the medieval Latin ... More


From Caledonia to Pictland Scotland to 795

James Fraser

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748612314
eISBN:
9780748672158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612314.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before ‘Scotland’ came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, ... More


Annals and Chronicles in Western Europe

Sarah Foot

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter demonstrates how annals that describe events across Western Europe in the year AD 919 typifies the annalistic genre in form, style, and content. One specific author — Flodoard of Rheims ... More


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