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 12th century - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200.
11th century - 12th century - 13th century
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 Lecture 26: The 12th Century Renaissance
By the 12th century, there was expressed a general dissatisfaction with law and the courts.
This renewed energy started men thinking about basic scientific problems and translations of the 12th century began, I think, a line of investigation which lead, in the end, to Copernicus and Galileo in the early 17th century.
Students in the 12th century were eager for knowledge and sought it out with enthusiasm.
www.historyguide.org /ancient/lecture26b.html   (3582 words)

 12th century BC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/12th_century_BC   (130 words)

 TARZI: Edessa in the Era of Patriarch Michael The Syrian
As of the seventh century and until the beginning of the thirteenth century, Edessa was ruled predominantly by men of alien stock, professing a faith alien to that of most of its inhabitants.
For Mesopotamia, the twelfth century was a crucial period.
By the dawn of the twelfth century AD, Edessa, under Crusader rule, had become a fief of the kingdom of Jerusalem.
syrcom.cua.edu /Hugoye/Vol3No2/HV3N2Tarzi.html   (6140 words)

 Italy 12th to 17th Century
By the 12th and 13th centuries Italy had become the silk center of the West, but by the 17th century France was challenging Italy's leadership, and the silk looms established in the Lyons area at that time are still famous today for the unique beauty of their weaving.
By the 12th century silk was used for the weaving of precious fibers throughout Europe.
Beginning in the 12th century, universities were also established in England, Germany, Bohemia, and Poland.
www.arcaini.com /ITALY/ItalyHistory/Italy12th17th/Italy12thto17th.htm   (5013 words)

 Clothing of Norman Women
In the mid 12th century Bishop Henry of Blois (Bishop of Winchester) was buried in silk robes, but he was related to the King and would have been the exception rather than the rule.
Presumably this is the precursor to the veils which appear later in the 12th century, but I have no evidence from the late 11th century to support them being worn in the 11th century.
During the 12th century it became quite fashionable to have an open wimple leaving the neckline visible (fig.
freespace.virgin.net /sarah.doyle/KIT.HTM   (2365 words)

 Aénor's Treatise on 12th Century Costuming
For men in the 11th— 12th C. (longer, actually, but that is the time we are looking at here) a pointed cap with a little "doomiflagee-thingy" on the top is typical.
From the Tree of Jesse, 2nd half of the 12th C. Note the different sleeve styles and that the capes are worn with every outfit, draped or pinned on one shoulder.
This is a typical tunic dress of middle class Norman/English style in the late 11thand early 12th C. This one is made out of a coarsely woven silk blend(which looks like it could have been hand woven), with a silk brocade trim around neck and lining sleeves.
www.geocities.com /aenor_anjou/treatise.htm   (1070 words)

 The Bliaut Files, or 12th Century Western European Clothing
12th century clothing research is an exercise in detective work, with as many red herrings and false leads as that implies.
Popular resources, such as the wide variety of reprinted costume references available from Dover Books, and newer theatrical costume books with cuts based on those older books, are the first pitfall of new 12th century costumers who are interested in accuracy.
Deciding to make clothing from this era really can be a self-punishing task if you don't know where to look.
bliautlady.50megs.com   (682 words)

The 12th Century, according to D.E. Smith, "was to Christian Europe what the 9th Century was to the eastern Mohammedan world, a period of translations.
Major scholar of 12th century Western Europe, sometimes linked to Peter Abelard as one of the "two lights of the Latins in France".
Born to a Kurdish family at Tikrit (20th century home of the tyrant Saddam Hussein) on the river Tigris.
www.magicdragon.com /UltimateSF/timeline12.html   (5788 words)

 DragonBear: Strutt's Dress & Habits of England
Dunstan Archbishop of Canterbury from a M.S. of the 12th Century.
From a Monument of the 12th Century in Danbury Church Essex.
Armour of the Twelfth Century from Monuments in the Temple Church London.
www.dragonbear.com /strutt3.html   (140 words)

 Renaissance of the 12th Century
[The 12th century in Europe] was in many respects an age of fresh and vigorous life.
A series of changes took place in parts of 12th-century Europe that some historians refer to as the Renaissance of the 12th Century or the Medieval Renaissance.
The twelfth century left its signature on higher education, on the scholastic philosophy, on European systems of law, on architecture and sculpture, on the liturgical drama, on Latin and vernacular poetry.
users.telerama.com /~jdehullu/islam/more_028.htm   (384 words)

 Medieval Fashion Glossary/Images
12th century dress of fine material, largely pleated, worn by men and women.
In 15th century, also name for seperate woman's hat, which covered skull and temples with point upstanding for comfort.
round of cloth worn by Jews (compulsory): yellow in 13th century, then red and white in 14th.
romancereaderatheart.com /medieval/timeline   (963 words)

 Oystermouth Castle
Oystermouth Castle was founded by William de Londres of Ogmore Castle early in the 12th century.
n the 13th century the de Braoses were lords of Gower and held the castle, and towards the end of the century Oystermouth rather than Swansea became their principal residence.
It was added in the early 14th century, and is usually attributed to Lady Alenora de Mowbray, wife of lord John Mowbray who held the castle then.
www.castlewales.com /oyster.html   (756 words)

 Medieval Philosophy 10
century, but he lived into the next century and is a figure of such importance that it is fitting that we let him stand as a kind of port of entry to the 12
century, derived from the Fathers, chiefly Augustine, Boethius, the Timaeus, and Macrobius' commentary on Cicero's Dream of Scipio.
century had the misfortune of being followed by the 13
home.comcast.net /~icuweb/c02410.htm   (2245 words)

 A Simple Guide to Constructing 12th Century Scottish Gaelic Names
It was pronounced in 12th century Gaelic as, roughly, \veck\.
It is important to keep in mind, also, that not all 12th century Scots were Gaels, and thus a Scottish Gaelic name would not be appropriate for all Scottish personas/characters of this period.
The names found in the first Gaelic note are not included, because this note related the legendary founding of the monastery, and the names in it are those of legendary and historical figures from some half a millennium earlier, and thus not known to be names in current use in the 11th or 12th centuries.
www.medievalscotland.org /scotnames/simplescotgaelicnames12.shtml   (1750 words)

 Late uncial, 9th to 12th century (from calligraphy) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
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It apparently originated in the 2nd century AD when the codex form of book developed along with the growing use of parchment and vellum as writing surfaces.
Text from a late 10th-century man detailing his mission as an envoy of Constantinople to the court of Basil II.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-53202   (953 words)

 Macy: Women priests until 12th century
In the 10th century, for example, Bishop Atto of Vercelli wrote that in the early Church, because of a scarcity of workers, devout women were ordained to help men in leading worship, and that not only men, but also women presided over the Church because of the great need.
A 9th century mosaic was dedicated to “Theodora Episcopa,” who, it has been established, was not the wife of a bishop.
Also active for centuries were abbesses who, according to Church documents, had the duty to preach, baptize, hear the confessions of their nuns and assign penances.
www.cta-usa.org /watch01-01/macy.html   (569 words)

 12th Century - Cunnan
12th century Garb mailing list (also diverges to acessories, jewellery and occasionally daily life in the 12th C) - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/12thcenturygarb/
T-tunic styles continue esentially unchanged from the 11th century (often a little tighter fitting across the chest), as clothing for the common man or woman, and the lord or lady when working, or less fashionable.
Court styles see the introduction of the bliaut for both sexes, a tightly fitted garment, often cut with silly dangly long sleeves.
cunnan.sca.org.au /wiki/12th_Century   (222 words)

 The Hindu : India to restore 12th century temple in Cambodia
India will take up a five-phase restoration and conservation of the 12th-century Ta Prohm temple in the Angkor region of central Cambodia, according to K.T. Narasimhan, leader of the Indian team entrusted with the work.
The Hindu : India to restore 12th century temple in Cambodia
Angkor was the capital of the Khmer Empire from the early 9th century to the mid-15th century.
www.hindu.com /2004/03/21/stories/2004032101021100.htm   (702 words)

Because we have an example of the name from the 13th century, it seems fairly safe to assume that it may have been in use one century earlier in the 12th century.
Based on a 13th century sources, we believe that the most likely 12th century spellings would be
In the 9th century, a Welsh name might have been recorded in either Old Welsh or Latin; the majority of surviving records from that period are in Latin.
www.panix.com /~gabriel/public-bin/showfinal.cgi/2311.txt   (813 words)

 Europe's 12th-Century Development by Sanderson Beck
The 12th century was the beginning of the great cathedrals that reflected the importance of the established religion.
Marseilles was a republic with consuls for a while in the early 12th century, and consular government was recognized at Arles in 1131.
Trading of captives from the wars between Christians and pagan Slavs by Jews to the Mediterranean slave markets diminished by the middle of the 12th century.
www.san.beck.org /AB20-Europe12thCentury.html   (23248 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/12th century BC
12th century BC 13th century BC - 12th century BC - 11th century BC - other centuries)
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/12th_century_BC   (153 words)

 Garb for a 12th Century Lady
The lady is not shown in costume of the biblical period, but rather as wearing the garb of a 11th-12th century noblewoman.
Entitled 'The Adoration of the Magi' the panel comes from northwest Spain of the first half of the 12th century (see Figure 1).
History of Costume From the Ancient Egyptians to the Twentieth Century.
home.flash.net /~wymarc/asoot/magi/magi.htm   (877 words)

 Prophecies about the Last 10 Popes by a 12th century monk
Saint Malachy was a 12th century Irish monk, who, while on a visit to Rome had a vision of all the popes who would ever reign.
In the 20th century there will be wars and fury that will last a long time; whole provinces shall be emptied of their inhabitants, and kingdoms shall be thrown into confusion.
The twentieth century will bring death and destruction, apostasy from the Church, discord in families, cities and governments; it will be the century of three great wars with intervals of a few decades.
www.bibleprobe.com /last10popes.htm   (4402 words)

Many Missals, Bibles and Psalters of the 12th century were written in this fine, bold script.
It was a revived form of the 9th century carolingian minuscule.
In the absence of miniatures and decoration, it is difficult to assign a manuscript in this hand to a particular country.
wally.rit.edu /cary/cc_db/manuscripts/missal2.html   (128 words)

 The Beguines
In the late twelfth century, women began to experiment with the possibility of a way of life outside of the socially endorsed alternatives of wife or cloistered nun.
The second stage, at the beginning of the thirteenth century, was marked by disciplined associations.
William was "the most `Greek' of the twelfth century theologians" (Brunn xxvi).
www.users.csbsju.edu /~eknuth/xpxx/beguines.html   (4044 words)

 ALA 12th Century
Nalanda continued to flourish through the 12th century and became a centre of religious sculpture.
In 12th century AD, the whole university complex was destroyed by Bakhtiar Khilji, a Turkish Invader.
Established in 5th century BC by the Gupta Emperors, it was a famous learning centres in ancient times.
www.ala.org /ala/oif/bannedbooksweek/bookburning/12thcentury/12thcentury.htm   (396 words)

 12th Century Life - Cunnan
a few examples of the symbolism of objects in the 12th century
reference your sources) guide to the daily particulars of life in an interesting historical century, particularly in the area of England and France, because these are easier to research.
The chief aim is to describe the daily aspects of life (when you ate, how you went shopping, how much it cost, what you did for fun, etc.), rather than the grand historical events (although some of these will be needed to be linked to as background).
cunnan.sca.org.au /wiki/12th_Century_life   (137 words)

 The Independent (London, England): FILM: The king of his castles; Defending 12th-century Jerusalem or restoring his beloved 15th- century fortress in Ireland, Jeremy Irons is a class act. He talks to ELAINE LIPWORTH.(Features)@ HighBeam Research
FILM: The king of his castles; Defending 12th-century Jerusalem or restoring his beloved 15th- century fortress in Ireland, Jeremy Irons is a class act.
The Independent (London, England): FILM: The king of his castles; Defending 12th-century Jerusalem or restoring his beloved 15th- century fortress in Ireland, Jeremy Irons is a class act.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:132177577&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (246 words)

 Medieval Jewish Guildford
The Jews in Guildford probably arrived during the 12th Century.
Towards the end of the 13th Century there were anti-Jewish attacks on Jews and their property.
Whilst Josce is the last Jew of Guildford to recorded by the Calendar Rolls, it is likely that some of the Jews of Guildford did survive to the expulsion and lived out their days outside of England.
www.guildfordjewish.com /index_files/Page317.htm   (440 words)

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