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Koman, Alan J.

Summary: For anyone interested in his or her own genealogical links to medieval Europe and early Christianity, Alan Koman's new book offers an extraordinary opportunity. For the first time, the lives of 275 early European saints are retold and accompanied by lineages connected those saints to twenty-four of the great men and women of medieval Europe. Today, those twenty-four men and women have...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2010

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3 KOM

Freeman, Charles

Summary: A radical reappraisal of the impact of Constantine's adoption of Christianity in 368 AD on the later Roman world, and on Western civilization. Adopting those aspects of the religion that suited his purposes, Constantine turned Rome on a course from the relatively open, tolerant and pluralistic civilization of the Hellenistic world, towards a culture that was based on the rule of fixed...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.12 FRE

Fletcher, Richard.

Summary: "An investigation of the process by which large parts of Europe accepted the Christian faith between the fourth and the fourteenth centuries and of some of the cultural consequences that flowed therefrom. In a work of splendid scholarship that reflects both a firm mastery of difficult sources and a keen intuition, one of Britain's foremost medievalists tells the story of the Christianization of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt and Co. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 274.02 FLE

Partner, Peter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Media 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 270 PAR

Walter, Philippe

Contents: Introduction -- Carnival, the enigma of a name -- November 1, Samhain -- Christmas and the twelve days -- February 1, Imbolc -- The transitional period of Easter -- May 1, Beltane -- Saint John's Day -- August 1, Lughnasa -- Saint Michael on Mount Gargan -- Conclusion.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Inner Traditions 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 263.9 WAL

Edgington, Susan B

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.18 EDG

Partner, Peter.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Granada Media 1999

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 270 PAR

Jones, Dan

Summary: "For more than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and sometimes at war. When Christian armies seized Jerusalem in 1099, they began the most notorious period of conflict between the two religions. Depending on who you ask, the fall of the holy city was either an inspiring legend or the greatest of horrors. In Crusaders, Dan Jones interrogates the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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Summary: Bonus material for the documentary 'The Crusades: crescent & the cross.' Includes a behind-the-scenes featurette, bonus documentary, and timeline.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A&E Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRU

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2