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geographical lore of the time of the crusades

a study in the history of medieval science and tradition in western Europe
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Statementby John Kirtland Wright.
SeriesAmerican geographical society. Research series, no. 15; W. L. G. Joerg, editor, American Geographical Society research series -- no. 15.
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LC ClassificationsG89 .W7
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Pagination563 p.
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Open LibraryOL13529841M
LC Control Number25003474
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geographical lore investigated; II. Place of geography in the me-dieval scheme of knowledge. Sources utilized; III. Geographical lore at the time of the Crusades. This is a criticism of little impor-tance, and which I would not make at all, but that the author has taken so much pains to present his material in the best way ithat.

Jerusalem has evoked many images but none is perhaps more vivid and abiding than that of the Holy City as the center and navel of the earth.

A series of mediaeval Christian maps, of which the Hereford mappa mundi is perhaps the best known ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED], p.

), has given this idea graphic form by depicting the world as a. The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades: A Study in the History of Medieval Science and Tradition in Western Europe.

New York: American Geographical Society, element in the pan-European book tradition. Scandinavian or Byzantine 2 See John Kirtland Wright, The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades: A Study in the History of Medieval Science and Tradition in Western Europe (New York, ), pp.

3,3 Cf. Alpatov's thesis (Russkaja istoriéeskaja mysl' p. 21) that in the. A History of the Crusades by Steven Runciman, published in three volumes duringis an influential work in the historiography of the Crusades. It has seen numerous reprints and translations and in some respects has come to be seen as a standard work on the topic.

Essentially wanting one book to cover the entire Crusades in the depth that is required is impossible; no one has the literally ability or the time to do so. Runciman got the closest but he wrote a grand narrative, its out of date and takes things far too literally, he's not critical or analytical enough.

Ten important books on the Crusades, assembled, not ranked. Joshua Prawer, History of the Crusader kingdom in the Land of Israel, (2 vols., in Hebrew, Jerusalem, ). The first crusades book I ever read, while a high school student. [19]. Raymond Beazley, The Dawn of Modern Geography, 3 vol.

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Inthe American geographer John Kirtland Wright (–) proposed ‘the study of the world as people conceive of and imagine it’, a field of inquiry he termed geosophy. World Map of Guido # 1 TITLE: World Map of Guido DATE: A.D.

AUTHOR: Guido of Pisa DESCRIPTION: In A.D. a man known as Guido of Pisa, a contemporary of both Lambert (#) and Honorius (#), of whom very little is known, compiled a work of extracts, mainly geographical, in six manuscript books entitled Liber Historiarum [“Book of Histories”]. If you want a readable book on The Crusades, check out Thomas Asbridge's "The Crusades: An Authoritative History." Asbridge makes you connect with the people and he is one of few western writers who covers the Crusades from both Christian and Muslim perspectives.

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Tyerman, who teaches medieval history at Oxford, explores the various aspects of the Crusades while addressing the many historical debates surrounding them. Wright studied geography and history at Harvard and at the graduate level was allowed to offer the history of geographical knowledge as his special field; his own dissertation was published as The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades: A Study in the History of Medieval Science and Tradition in Western Europe (, republished ).

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From an internationally renowned expert, here is an accessible and utterly fascinating one-volume history of the Crusades, thrillingly told through the experiences of its many players—knights and sultans, kings and poets, Christians and Muslims.

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7 Quoted in Wright, The Geographical Lore,p. 8 John Kirtland Wright, The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades: A Study in the History of Medieval Science and Tradition in Western Europe, Dover Publications, New York,   Must-Read Books about the Middle Ages Erika Harlitz-Kern Jan 4, The ideas we tend to have about the Middle Ages are mostly based on how the time period has been interpreted through fantasy fiction and games, and the romanticizing of the era by intellectuals, scholars, politicians, and artists in the nineteenth : Erika Harlitz-Kern.

Crusades: Volume 16 1st Edition. Benjamin Z. Kedar, Jonathan Phillips, Nikolaos G. Chrissis Novem Crusades covers seven hundred years from the First Crusade () to the fall of Malta () and draws together scholars working on theatres of war, their home fronts and settlements from the Baltic to Africa and from Spain to the Near East and on.

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Read more about ZAlerts. One of the most common forms of studying geographic ideas and knowledge in English speaking nations, such as Great Britain and the USA, is the documentation and interpretation of geographic ideas and knowledge on a temporal scale (a chronological order) from ancient to modern times.The Book of Roger, and the map, Tabula Rogeriana.

According to Arab sources, Idrisi composed another more detailed text and map in for Roger's son William II. Wright, J. K., Geographical Lore at the Time of the Crusades, pp. *illustrated.