The Age of Reform, 1250-1550 by Steven E. Ozment

The Age of Reform, 1250-1550: An Highbrow and Spiritual Historical past of Past due Medieval and Reformation Europe through Steven E. Ozment
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Review: Ozment’s masterly synthesis of the highbrow and non secular historical past of the duration 1250-1550 clarifies the have an effect on of past due medieval concepts on early trendy society. Its attraction derives from its breadth of scholarship and readability of favor. Ozment critiques the present state of analysis on past due medieval highbrow historical past, explicates the fundamental concepts of the scholastic, religious, and ecclesio-political traditions, and analyzes the have an effect on of those on Protestant reformers. Selection
It’s not just a transparent and coherent substantive historical past; additionally it is an especially fair-minded dialogue of the interpretations and problems concerned.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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Saracen Faris AD 1050-1250 by David Nicolle

Saracen Faris AD 1050-1250 by David Nicolle
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Overview: In the Middle East, not only were the 12th and 13th centuries punctuated by European Crusades but, even more significantly, the mid-11th century saw the invasion of the Saljuq Turks and the mid-13th century witnessed a devastating Mongol assault. Crucial to the Middle Eastern forces involved was the professional cavalryman, known as a faris or ‘horseman’. A faris’ training was far more wide-ranging than that of a contemporary European knight, including the use of horse-archery and the ability to fight on foot as well as general horsemanship and the use of the lance and sword. David Nicolle’s text presents a detailed view of these fascinating and versatile warriors. [Warrior 10]
Genre: Non-fiction | History

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