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C. E. Beneš

gospel to every creature . 14 And in this division of provinces Peter took the preaching in Judea; Andrew, Greece; James the son of Zebedee, Spain; John, Asia; Thomas, India; Matthew, Ethiopia; Bartholomew, Armenia; Simon and Thaddeus, Persia; Philip, Asia, the city of Hierapolis, and Syria; and Matthias, Judea along with Peter. 15 The Lord's brother James remained in Jerusalem because

in Jacopo Da Varagine’s Chronicle of the city of Genoa
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Gervase Rosser

through which flow streams wherein the turning of mill-wheels makes a cheerful sound. Very near lies a great forest with woodland pastures in which there are the lairs of wild animals: stags, fallow deer, wild boars and bulls. The tilled lands of the city are not of barren gravel, but fat Asian plains that yield luxuriant crops and fill the tillers’ barns with the sheaves of Ceres. There are also outside

in Towns in medieval England
Rosemary Horrox

human host. Thus although plague exists today among the rodent population in parts of the United States, there have been only a handful of cases of people contracting the disease. What seems to have happened in the mid fourteenth century is that ecological changes in central Asia (where wild rodents formed a reservoir of the disease) drove the infected animals out of their

in The Black Death
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Samuel K. Cohn, Jr

contemporary European history as well as for the modern histories of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. Curiously, the same cannot be said for the Middle Ages. Our own tumultuous 1960s and 1970s stimulated new studies of the English Uprising of 1381 and the Revolt of the Ciompi, but only two monographs have thus far compared medieval revolt across national boundaries: Mollat and Wolff, Ongles bleus [translated

in Popular protest in late-medieval Europe
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Stephen Penn

, and her majesty will begin to be destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worships. And when these things had been said, they cried out: “Great is Diana of the Ephesians.”’ Not only do they worship Christ in a silver image or a rotten trunk, but they forge temples of accidents mendaciously and make the people believe that these are Christ. And they worship them as God in the belief that this is needed. And when anyone searches for the truth of the faith in this matter he drives the people against him. They worship the sacrament so much that

in John Wyclif
Simon MacLean

Agricola in Sebastia in Armenia minor; Concordius at Spoleto; Bishop Polycarp at Smyrna, who was a disciple of St John, likewise Germanicus and Pionius; Alexander and Gaius at Apamia; Bishop Philippus at Cortina in Crete; Bishop Carpus at the town of Pergamon in Asia; the deacon Papirius and Justin the philosopher; Bishop Irenaeus with many others at Lyon in Gaul; Bishop Photinus at

in History and politics in late Carolingian and Ottonian Europe
Andrew Brown and Graeme Small

intention of going as far as Asia to serve the Church and the Faith. Duke Philip prepares himself.] And to stir up the lords and noblemen of his lands and his subjects to serve God in this matter, and to embark on the holy journey out of their willingness and devotion, without constraint, he took advice to publish his enterprise through a great assembly. And

in Court and civic society in the Burgundian Low Countries c.1420–1530
T. J. H. McCarthy

siege. 329 A few months afterwards 50,000 Saracens attacked unexpectedly, 330 but divine power so extended before him and his mere 4,000 soldiers that they captured an emir who was reckoned to be second after the king of Babylon and killed another in the remaining crowd. 331 The clemency of Christ prospered His pilgrims at Antioch, Syria, Palestine and throughout the whole of Asia, and with their

in Chronicles of the Investiture Contest
Elisabeth van Houts

. Dissatisfaction with the lack of a more permanent reward led to several uprisings and rebellions whereby the Norman leaders would join the local population, such as their resistance against the Byzantine Greeks in Asia Minor. Anna Comnena is very clear on this when she describes how her father Emperor Alexius Comnenus (1081–1118) used a ruse to prevent the Turkish people, Roussel’s ardent supporters, from

in The Normans in Europe
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T. J. H. McCarthy

the crusade from its arrival in Asia Minor (1097) until the capture of Jerusalem (15 July 1099) and the subsequent Battle of Ascalon (12 August 1099). 196 Frutolf’s use of this letter in the 1098 annal pre-empted the actual end of the crusade in 1099, a chronological disjunction that seems to have upset the continuator. On fol. 184r of Frutolf’s autograph he began drawing a line through the

in Chronicles of the Investiture Contest