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Excavations at Inverlochy Castle, Inverness-shire, 1983-95

Excavations at Inverlochy Castle, Inverness-shire, 1983-95Lewis, John & Smith, Helenwith contributions by I Cullen, J Franklin, G Haggarty & J ThornsProceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 128 (1998), 619-644ABSTRACTExcavations were carried out at several points around the late 13th-century Inverlochy Castle between 1983 and 1995.
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Neonatal care and breastfeeding in medieval Persian literature

Neonatal care and breastfeeding in medieval Persian literature: Hakim Esmail Jorjani (1042-1137AD) and the Treasure of King Khwarazm: A ReviewBy Mohammad Yazdchi et al.Life Science Journal, Vol.10:1 (2013)Abstract: Exploring the realm of sciences and challenging the ideas, traditional medicine has always been a medium for developing medical purposes, relieving illnesses and improving quality of life.
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The Almohads: The Rise of an Islamic Empire

The Almohads: The Rise of an Islamic EmpireBy Allen J. FromherzIB Tauris, 2010ISBN: 9781845116514How did an obscure Islamic visionary found an empire? The Almohad Empire at its zenith in the 12th century was the major power in the Mediterranean and North Africa, ruling a huge region from the Atlas Mountains to Andalusia.
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Construction of the Order’s Castle in Cesis, Latvia

Construction of the Order’s Castle in Cesis, LatviaLapins, ArtursDirveiks, IlmarsProceedings of the Third International Congress on Construction History, May 2009AbstractThe ruin of the Medieval Order’s Castle in Cesis is the best preserved castle ruin complex in Latvia. The rich history and spectacular outlook place it amongst the most peculiar and interesting tourist attractions of the whole Baltic region.
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The Secular Motivations of the First Crusade

The Secular Motivations of the First CrusadeVicari,George Jr., Major, USAFResearch Report, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, April (2002)AbstractThe 11th Century Roman Catholic Church claimed that its motives for the First Crusade were sacred, based solely on religious principles. This research project is an attempt to reveal or uncover any potential secular motivations behind the First Crusade to the Holy Land.
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Carolingian Chant: Roman, Frankish-Roman, Frankish

Carolingian Chant: Roman, Frankish-Roman, FrankishBy RICHARD L. CROCKERThe Gentle Voice of Teachers: Aspects of Learning in the Carolingian Age, edited by Richard E. Sullivan (Ohio State University Press, 1995)Introduction: As the Carolingian Franks picked their way — figuratively and literally — among the Roman ruins, they encountered many strange and wonderful things.
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