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Medieval Mass Media and Minorities

Medieval Mass Media and MinoritiesLecture by Jonathan AdamsGiven at the University of Western Australia on April 5, 2016Dr Jonathan Adams surveys the extant vernacular sermon material from medieval Denmark and Sweden that mentions Muslims and Jews and attempts to categorise the different types and uses of the representations.
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Middle English Texts Series gets a boost from NEH

A pioneering initiative to make texts from the Middle Ages available to scholars and students around the world receives continued support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Middle English Texts Series “puts the literature out there for everybody.”Teachers and students of medieval literature long faced a problem that people studying other literary periods did not: the scant availability of texts.
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How Many Tower-houses were there in the Scottish Borders?

How Many Tower-houses were there in the Scottish Borders?Maxwell-Irving, AlastairTHE CASTLE STUDIES GROUP JOURNAL, NO 25: 2011-12 AbstractThe question of how many tower-houses there were in the Scottish Borders crops up from time to time, but nobody has yet been able to give a definitive answer. This paper deals with a number of aspects of the subject, and attempts to show why there can be no simple answer.
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