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Title The 1100s / Helen Cothran, book editor.

Publication Info. San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, [2001]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  909.07 HEA    AVAILABLE
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Description 304 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Headlines in history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-296) and index.
Contents Rise of papacy: Rise of the papacy, an overview -- St. Bernard and the rise of Cistercian monasticism -- Bernard's sermon on humility -- Frederick I Barbarossa: power over the papacy -- Becket controversy -- Henry II: conflict with the church -- Crusades: Holy Crusades -- Crusading knights: Knights Templar and Hospitaler -- Islamic reaction to the Crusades -- Crusaders through the eyes of a Muslim -- Chivalry and courtly love: Feudalism and knightly ethics -- World of knights: fact and fiction -- Chretien de Troyes and courtly love -- Lancelot and Guinevere -- Influence of the troubadours -- Songs of a troubadour -- Romantic legend: Eleanor of Aquitaine -- Twelfth-century renaissance -- Overview: twelfth-century renaissance -- Rise of universities -- Conflicting philosophies: humanism and scholasticism -- Abelard the intellectual -- Letters of Abelard and Heloise -- John of Salisbury and Christian humanism -- In defense of eloquence -- Human intellect is limited -- Vertical cathedrals: rise of gothic architecture -- Asia: Rise of China as a sea power -- Confucianism in twelfth-century China -- Chinese rituals in the twelfth century -- Samurai code of honor -- Example of Japanese storytelling -- Development of the Kamakura government -- Rise of Genghis Khan -- Temujin slays his brother -- Americas: Talking pottery: the Chimu Indians of Peru -- Demise of the Toltecs -- Rise and fall of the Anasazi Indians.
Subject Twelfth century.
Civilization, Medieval -- 12th century.
Europe -- Church history -- 600-1500.
Europe -- Social conditions -- To 1492.
Chivalry -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Indians -- History.
China -- Civilization -- 960-1644.
Added Author Cothran, Helen.
Added Title Eleven hundreds
ISBN 0737705299 (pbk.)
0737705302 (lib.)
0737705272 (pbk.)
0737705280 (lib.)
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