This volume brings together a selection of the papers on the theme of the Papacy and the Crusades, delivered at the 7th Congress of the Society for the Study of the Crusades and the Latin East. After the introduction by Michel Balard, the first papers examine aspects of crusader terminology. The next section deals with events and perceptions in the West, including papers on the crusades against the Albigensians and Frederick II, and on the situation in the Iberian peninsula. There follow studies on relations between crusaders and the local populations in the Byzantine world after 1204 and Frankish Greece, and in Cilician Armenia, while a final pair looks at papal interventions in Poland and Scandinavia.
This book examines the social, institutional and cultural setting of medical practices in the medieval town of Montpellier which boasted a famous school of medicine and a large community of barber-surgeons and apothecaries. Their collective fate is studied here.
ISRR, the "International Symposium on Robotics Research", is one of robotics’ pioneering symposia, which has established some of the field's most fundamental and lasting contributions over the past two decades. This book presents the results of the eleventh edition of "Robotics Research" ISRR03, offering a broad range of topics in robotics. The contributions provide a wide coverage of the current state of robotics research: the advances and challenges in its theoretical foundation and technology basis, and the developments in its traditional and new emerging areas of applications. The diversity, novelty, and span of the work unfolding in these areas reveal the field's increased maturity and expanded scope, and define the state of the art of robotics and its future direction.
Prise de Bressuire par Du Guesclin en 1371, par M. de La Fontenelle de Vaudore... Date de l'edition originale: 1837 Appartient a l'ensemble documentaire: PoitouCh1 Ce livre est la reproduction fidele d'une oeuvre publiee avant 1920 et fait partie d'une collection de livres reimprimes a la demande editee par Hachette Livre, dans le cadre d'un partenariat avec la Bibliotheque nationale de France, offrant l'opportunite d'acceder a des ouvrages anciens et souvent rares issus des fonds patrimoniaux de la BnF. Les oeuvres faisant partie de cette collection ont ete numerisees par la BnF et sont presentes sur Gallica, sa bibliotheque numerique. En entreprenant de redonner vie a ces ouvrages au trave...
The volume contains forty-seven contributions dealing with Islamic thought and history, Arabic literature and linguistics. The variety of perspectives and approaches, and the wide range of subject matters constitute a true mirror of European scholarship in Arabic and Islamic studies. The authors who congregated for the 19th congress of the Union Europeenne des Arabisants et Islamisants at Halle come from many European countries including Middle and Eastern Europe. Philosophy and historiography, Arabic inscriptions and belles-lettres, pre-modern and modern history, Islamic law and theology figure among the topics treated in amply documented studies.