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The Knights Hospitaller of the English Langue 1460-1565

Gregory O'Malley

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253791
eISBN:
9780191719820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253791.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book examines the English-speaking branch, or langue, of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, a military order devoted to the care of the sick and defence of the Latin East and based ... More


ROVS

Paul Robinson

in The White Russian Army in Exile 1920-1941

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199250219
eISBN:
9780191719547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250219.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the evolution of Russian émigré military organizations and the eventual formation of the Russkii Obshche–Voinskii Soiuz (ROVS). Created in 1924, ROVS was in effect a federation ... More


The Christian Frontier

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The purpose of mission was seen as the extension of Christian worship and ‘the Christian name’. Scandinavia offers a picture of (relatively) peaceful evangelism, with the protection of the rulers. ... More


Crisis in the Latin East, 1174–87

Jonathan Phillips

in Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119-1187

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205401
eISBN:
9780191676611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205401.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

After Amalric's death, relations between the Latin East and the West remained characterized by the use of members of the Military Orders and senior churchmen as envoys. Pressure continued to be ... More


Ecclesiastical Knights: The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330

Sam Conedera, SJ

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265954
eISBN:
9780823266968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265954.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ecclesiastical Knights is a spirituality study of the three military orders of Santiago, Calatrava, and Alcántara in León-Castile from the twelfth to the early fourteenth centuries. It explores the ... More


“Property, both of Enemies and Friends, may be taken when needed”: Seizure and Destruction of Civilian Property

Burrus M. Carnahan

in Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125695
eISBN:
9780813135380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125695.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores President Abraham Lincoln's policies for their impact on Southern civilians, with Lincoln's evolving policies on enemy private property, including the practice of “devastating” ... More


The Order of Saint John in Malta

Ayşe Devrim Atauz

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031798
eISBN:
9780813038148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031798.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, which arrived and was founded in Malta in the eleventh century. It was initially meant to be a hospice for the care of pilgrims in ... More


A Wall and a Shield: Alfonso VIII and the Military Orders

S.J. Sam Zeno Conedera

in King Alfonso VIII of Castile: Government, Family, and War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284146
eISBN:
9780823286126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284146.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter assesses how the military orders had an important place in Alfonso VIII's Castile as defenders and settlers of the frontier with Islam, as well as contingents in major campaigns and ... More


Military Obedience

Judith N. Shklar

Samantha Ashenden and Andreas Hess (eds)

in On Political Obligation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300214994
eISBN:
9780300245417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214994.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Thematically this chapter follows directly from the previous chapter. It looks at the changes in military command structures that have occurred over time, from the Roman army to the Napoleonic Wars ... More


Watering the Nations: Riga and the Northern Crusades

Kevin C. O'Connor

in The House of Hemp and Butter: A History of Old Riga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747687
eISBN:
9781501747700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747687.003.0003
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the notion of Riga as a “city of God” to which thousands of monk-knights and other warriors arrived to do battle with the pagans in Livonia, which the crusaders called the “Land ... More


The Spirit of '76: The bicentennial and Cold War Revivalism

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the so-called producerist ethic by focusing on the Bicentennial of 1976 as an attempt to redress the intertwined anxieties about national decline and family decline that had ... More


Local Law, Military Orders and Administrative Law

David Kretzmer and Yaël Ronen

in The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190696023
eISBN:
9780190696054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696023.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

When the IDF took control over the West Bank and Gaza in 1967 it issued a proclamation that the local law would remain in force subject to changes made by military orders. This chapter discusses the ... More


Historical Note on The Siege of Malta

J. H. Alexander, Judy King, and Graham Tulloch

in The Siege of Malta and Bizarro

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624874
eISBN:
9780748652280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624874.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem was founded in the eleventh century to care for sick pilgrims in the Holy Land. The Sovereign and Military Order of the Knights of Malta established ... More


Orders

George C. Rabie

in Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826737
eISBN:
9781469605043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867938_rable.16
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes events on December 12, 1862, a day that would be remembered for military orders issued and not issued, and much second-guessing about both. The Federal army showed signs of ... More


Oslo Accords

David Kretzmer and Yaël Ronen

in The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190696023
eISBN:
9780190696054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696023.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter examines the manner in which the Supreme Court has dealt with the invocation of the Oslo Accords, concluded between Israel and the PLO in the 1990s. It shows that the Court has never ... More


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