Ideology and Holy Landscape in the Baltic Crusades
Titel
Ideology and Holy Landscape in the Baltic Crusades
Prijs
€ 132,00 excl. BTW
ISBN
9781641894548
Uitvoering
Hardback
Aantal pagina's
242
Taal
Engels
Publicatiedatum
Ook beschikbaar als
eBook PDF - € 117,00
Inhoudsopgave
Toon inhoudsopgaveVerberg inhoudsopgave
"

Introduction
Chapter 1: Landscape Imagery in the Texts Documenting the Baltic Crusades  
Chapter 2: Literary Themes and Landscape Sacralization in the Written Evidence for the Baltic Crusades  
Chapter 3: Mapping Landscape Sacralization during the Baltic Crusades, Thirteenth to Fourteenth Century  
Chapter 4: Relics, Processions, and Sacred Landscape in the Baltic, Thirteenth to Fourteenth Century   
Chapter 5: Space, Visual Culture, and Landscape Sacralization in the Baltic  
Conclusion  
Concordance of Places 
Appendix: Relics in the Baltic Region (Thirteenth to Sixteenth Centuries)  
Bibliography

"

Gregory Leighton

Ideology and Holy Landscape in the Baltic Crusades

De onderstaande tekst is niet beschikbaar in het Nederlands en wordt in het Engels weergegeven.
This book examines how the military orders and the ideology of crusading gave rise to a new sacred landscape in the medieval Baltic region, an outpost of Latin Christianity. Drawing on a wide variety of sources and international scholarship, the book discusses the paganism of the landscape in written sources pre-dating the crusades, in addition to the narrative, legal, and visual evidence of the crusade period. It draws out the key sacralizing elements as expressed in those sources, which structure the definition of sacred landscape, particularly martyrdom, the manifestation of the sacred, and use of relics in battle. By analyzing these aspects with Geographical Information Systems (GIS), a map of the Baltic campaigns emerges that provides a fresh approach to studying contemporary views of holy war in a region with no initial links to the loca sancta of Jerusalem or Europe.
Vanaf 1 november 2022 verhuizen wij ons Britse distributiecentrum. Voor boeken die besteld worden vanuit regio's buiten Nederland, België en Noord-Amerika is onze webshop tijdelijk niet beschikbaar. Neem om vanuit deze regio's een bestelling te plaatsen contact op met amsterdam.csd@wiley.com of bel naar +44 (0)1243 843291 (open 8.00-17:15 uur).
+
Bestellingen uit Noord-Amerika External Link
Auteur

Gregory Leighton

Gregory Leighton earned his PhD in History (2018) from Cardiff University, where he studied the Teutonic Order and crusading in Prussia and Livonia. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of History at Nicholas Copernicus University in Toru?.