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fusion

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. the joining together of two structures. For example, the surgical fusion of two or more vertebrae is performed to stabilize an unstable spine. Fusion of the epiphyses during...

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Bulgars

Vasilka Tǎpkova-Zaimova.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 534 words.

The formation of the Bulgar nation in the Middle Ages occurred thanks to the fusion of various ethnic elements, among

Fairies

Laurence Harf-Lancner.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 502 words.

The fairy is a creation of the medieval West, born out of the fusion of two fantastic figures. Towards the

Social Dominance of Knights

Richard W. Kaeuper.

in Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

April 2001; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9749 words.

This chapter argues that the fundamental bond of prowess and honour is strengthened by an assertion of high status. The commendation given to chivalry can be understood without recognizing...

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Medicine and Religion c.1300

Joseph Ziegler.

July 1998; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 352 pages.

This book takes a fresh look at the cultural role of medicine among learned people around 1300. It was at this time that learned medicine came to be fully incorporated ...

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An Empire of Memory

Matthew Gabriele.

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 216 pages.

Beginning shortly after his death in 814, the inhabitants of Charlemagne's historical empire looked back upon his reign and saw in it an exemplar of Christian universality—Christendom. They...

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Byzantium

Peter Sarris.

July 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 168 pages.

After surviving the 5th-century fall of the western European Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire flourished as one of the most powerful economic, cultural, and military forces in Europe for...

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Norman (and Anglo-Norman) Manuscript Illumination

Laura Cleaver.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 4865 words.

The phrase “Norman manuscript illumination” is used to describe the styles of decoration found in manuscripts associated with Normandy and England in the 11th and 12th centuries,...

Pictish Art

Jane Geddes.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 14453 words.

Pictish art was created by people living predominantly in north and eastern Scotland between about the 4th and 10th centuries. People in the same locality had created a distinct artistic...