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  13th Century Spanish Costume
Caveat Emptor: While there exists much visual evidence for clothing in this century, as well as extant garments, there is still controversy as to the terminology used for the different types of garments and fabrics.
As in previous centuries, the clothing of 13th century Spain is similar to that of the rest of Europe.
Most of them seem to be generally ignored, despite the Seville law that promised the punishment of the loss of the right thumb to tailors who broke the law.
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  Lycos Retriever: Search results for 13th century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 18th century, the HMS Friday was launched on Friday the 13th.
Olympiodorus was an historical writer (5th century AD), born at Thebes in Egypt, who was sent on a mission to the Huns on the Black Sea by emperor Honorius in 412, and later lived at the court of Theodosius.
Petra was first established sometime around the 6th century BC, by the Nabataean Arabs, a nomadic tribe who settled in the area and laid the foundations of a commercial empire that extended into Syria.
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  Life in a Medieval Castle
By the 13th century a king or great baron might have "white (greenish) glass" in some of his windows, and by the 14th century glazed windows were common.
n the 13th century the castle kitchen was still generally of timber, with a central hearth or several fireplaces where meat could be spitted or stewed in a cauldron.
By the 13th century, the chapel was usually close to the hall, convenient to the high table and bed chamber, forming an L with the main building or sometimes projecting opposite the chamber.
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 13th century - Information from Reference.com
In the late 13th Century Heldris de Cornouaille (Heldris of Cornwall) wrote an
An anonymous Andalusian cookbook of the 13th century translated by Charles Perry.
Already in the 13th century there was a Jewish group.
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 Medieval Medicine
In the 14th century, the roster of texts at the University of Paris (?) mentioned: "Isogogue" of Johannitius, "Liber urinarum" of Theophilus, the "Liber de pulsibus" of Philaretus, the "Aphorisms" and "Prognostics" of Hippocrates with Galen's ocmmentaires, the "Ars parva" of Galen with Haly's commentary, the "De regimine acutarum aegritudium" of Hippocrates with Galen's commentaries.
13th century statutes required 4 years study of medicine to receive the degree of bachelor (term first appears in 1231) and this was later made more precise.
William de Congenis worked in the early 13th century and spoke without disdain of itinerant surgeons who were noted for their practical expertise and specialization.
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Caught in the turmoil of Iceland's 13th century, a boy grows to manhood, is blooded in battle, loves and loses, but forges a life amid feuds and volcanic eruptions to leave his descendants an unforgettable inheritance.
On 28 and 29 July 2001, an international 13th century weekend was held at the Archeon park in The Netherlands.
The tie-beams of the 13th century roof were kept when the roof was rebuilt at its present, lower, pitch in the 15th century.
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  Encyclopedia: 13th century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the 13th and 14th centuries, the land of Rus was a loose federation of principalities united by language, religion, common history, and rule by descendants of the legendary Riurik, but divided by competition for the grand princely throne, economic focus, and outside threats.
In the 14th century, the roster of texts at the University of Paris (?) mentioned: "Isogogue" of Johannitius, "Liber urinarum" of Theophilus, the "Liber de pulsibus" of Philaretus, the "Aphorisms" and "Prognostics" of Hippocrates with Galen's ocmmentaires, the "Ars parva" of Galen with Haly's commentary, the "De regimine acutarum aegritudium" of Hippocrates with Galen's commentaries.
13th century statutes required 4 years study of medicine to receive the degree of bachelor (term first appears in 1231) and this was later made more precise.
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 Gothic Variations
By the 13th century there was a great increase in the production of the written word in terms of books, documents, government records and private legal matters and correspondence.
By the late 13th century, cursiva anglicana was being used for books as well as documents and by the 14th century a relatively formal variant, anglicana formata, had evolved for book production.
The exchequer and the chancery were the first to develop distinctive hands during the 12th century, but the more distinctive house styles tended to emerge in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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 Medieval Philosophy 11
century, for a number of reasons, many of them entirely non-academic, the masters and students of Paris formed into a legal entity called universitas magistrorum et scholarum.
Within a relatively short time, a quarter century, the traditional notion that the seven liberal arts adequately summed up secular learning was, as they say, blown out of the water.
In the end, the most famous masters of thirteenth century Paris were either Dominicans or Franciscans.
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 Discovery from 9th to 13th Century
By the beginning of the eleventh century, her trade with Egypt and Syria began to flourish, which soon raised her to the pinnacle of her power and wealth.
The Euxine opened her ports to the Venetian seamen, treaties of commerce were concluded with Trebizond and Armenia, and a factory was established at Tana, at the mouth of the Don.
It was not before the middle of the thirteenth century, after Seville and a great part of the Andalusian coast had been retaken from the Moors by Ferdinand of Castile.
www.sevenoceans.com /maritimediscovery/DiscoveryFrom9to13century.htm   (1347 words)

  
 TIMELINE 13th CENTURY page of ULTIMATE SCIENCE FICTION WEB GUIDE
The 13th Century, according to D.E. Smith, "represents the real awakening of the world after a long period of intellectual torpor....a Spirit of the Times was abroad.
It was not a century of great beacon lights, but it was one in which lanterns were hung in all the thoroughfares of the West, promises of the great illumination that was to come with the period of the Renaissance" [p.211-212].
Centuries later, Galileo found experimental evidence for Impetus, and then Isaac Newton improved the concept to the modern notion of Momentum.
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 11th-13th Century Antiquities
The handle to a 13th-14th century bronze vessel for liquid such as a cruet or laver.
Half of a beautiful 11th-13th century, crusader period, ring brooch which was engraved and then in filled with fine silver.
This example is of the exact type of cross produced in the Holy Land and must certainly have come back with a pilgrim or a crusader as a devotional memento of the journey.
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 13th Century Brocaded Tablet Woven Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Centuries) bands range in complexity from threaded-in patterns to brocaded silk.
Century bands from the Middle East were primarily double-faced and brocaded in silk and linen.
Century and later bands found in Europe were often silk with gold and silver brocading.
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 13th Century Icons
century Macedonia and Serbia began to play an important role in the capacity of independent art schools, where it was not rare for the focus of development to be found.
century can be seen not only in the Struga icon and the frescoes of the great basilica in Manastir, but also in the works of later painters, amongst them the frescoes in church of St. John the Divine at Kaneo in Ohrid.
In the archepiscopal city there can, however, we found icons from the same period which according to their stylistic characteristics, technique and precision belong to another group, or rather to another centre which fostered icon-painting, in which the new tendencies in painting are evident.
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 The 19th Century Shop:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The portable Bible of the 13th century represents one of the most important developments in the history of medieval bookmaking and the dissemination of knowledge.
Before the 13th century, Bibles were cumbersome objects written on enormous sheets of parchment and bound in heavy boards, often in several volumes.
Then in the late 12th and early 13th centuries, the Bible was transformed into something much like the object we know today.
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 The Documentation and Treatment of a Late 13th Century Copy of Isidore of Seville's Etymologies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Poblet was founded in the mid-12th century, as a branch of the mother church of Clairvaux in France, and it was an important center of religion and learning throughout the middle ages
The quality of the leather, and the type of nails used for the attachment, indicate that the strap was put on the binding in the 18th or 19th century, presumably to replace a broken or missing foreedge strap of an earlier date.
In their description of the manuscript the dealer, H.P. Kraus, stated that "the script resembles that of the later 13th century in southern France, or possibly Catalonia." Michael Gullick, who was consulted on the possible origin of the manuscript, felt that the script had distinctly Spanish features.
aic.stanford.edu /sg/bpg/annual/v10/bp10-15.html   (13400 words)

  
 13th Century - Karr.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Juliet's statue stands in the courtyard of the 13th-century palazzo, and custom dictates that all who pass should press against it with their right breast.
As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300.
Later in the century it vassalises significant parts of modern Thailand, Laos, …
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 Late 13th Century Arms and Armour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The crossbow or arbalest was widely used and by the late 13th century was normally of composite construction with the introduction of the windlass in 1297AD for cocking the bow (C&S3 medium crossbow).
Horse armour reappeared in western Europe in the late 12th century but was very rare until the mid 13th century by when rich states like Milan could field 'iron-clad horses'.
By the mid 13th century armour or cuir-bolli was in use to protect the head of the horse.
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 13th century
(12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300.
Later in the century it vassalises significant parts of modern Thailand, Laos, Burma, and Malaysia.\n*Norway cedes the Isle of Man to Scotland.
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 Scholasticism: Chapter II
By the middle of the thirteenth century, however, besides versions from the Arabic, a translation from the Greek of nearly the whole of Aristotle was achieved by two Dominicans, Henry of Brabant and William of Moerbeke.
At Toledo, in the twelfth century, there was a regular school of translators from Arabic into Latin, or often from a Hebrew translation of the Arabic.
Averroism was rife in Europe for four centuries; and he who shall study it well, will scarcely think it extinct at this day.
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 13th Century Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 A 13th-Century Traveler to China Comes to Light
It is known that many European traders visited China and perhaps lived there, for there are tantalizing remnants in China such as a tombstone in the city of Yangzhou of an Italian girl named Katerina who died in 1342.
But because of the turbulence in China over the centuries, little is known of these foreigners or of the daily life of the cities where they lived.
China was in the 13th century probably the wealthiest and most advanced country in the world, with the biggest cities, the greatest shipping, the best doctors and the most sophisticated technology.
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 Art Bulletin, The: 13th century AD
Whitewashed in the mid-seventeenth century and uncovered in the late nineteenth during renovations, the frescoes are in such poor condition that they are almost illegible.
We are fairly well informed about the history of the church itself.(16) Its origins are early Christian; it began as a fourthcentury loggia, which was enclosed, probably in the sixth century, to create a church.
The statement "Alfanus fieri tibi fecit Virgo Maria" (Alfanus had [this] made for you, Virgin Mary) appears twice, on the bishop's chair and on a marble panel, perhaps from a chancel barrier.
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 13th Century Gedolim
Born in the late 12th century in Gerona, Spain, Rabbeinu Yonah is best known for his Sha'arei Teshuva, a work on ethics and repentance.
Mordechai the son of Hillel, the son-in-law of Rav Yechiel of Paris, lived in Germany in the latter half of the 13th century.
He was the student of Rav Reuven the son of Chaim of Narbonne, and passed away early in the 14th century.
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 13th Century Spanish Costume
Caveat Emptor: While there exists much visual evidence for clothing in this century, as well as extant garments, there is still controversy as to the terminology used for the different types of garments and fabrics.
As in previous centuries, the clothing of 13th century Spain is similar to that of the rest of Europe.
Most of them seem to be generally ignored, despite the Seville law that promised the punishment of the loss of the right thumb to tailors who broke the law.
jessamynscloset.com /13thc.html   (584 words)

  
 De Liebaart - Trade and Commerce in late 13th century Flanders
uring the 13th century, the international businessman was a travelling merchant whose journey was determined by the pattern of the fairs he frequented.
Most merchants would have visited a number of local markets on their way to the next regional fair, while many locals would also have been present at the regional fairs to buy the few exotic goods they were ever likely to possess.
Goods were soon sold without being seen and during the 13th century it became common practice not to pass coin at this stage.
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 goGreece.com: City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Church of Agios Vassilios: A small 13th century edifice, whose facade is decorated with enamelled tiles and bricks set in a hound's tooth pattern.
The vault is covered with mosaics, the sculptures are Italianate, and the icons (13th - 16th century) on the iconostasis and the frescoes in the narthex are superb.
Panagia of Koronissia (in the village of the same name): Built in the 10th century, this church is all that remains of a once flourishing monastery.
www.gogreece.com /travel/select.asp?CityID=43   (839 words)

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