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The Military Orders Volume VI Set
Volumes 6.1 and 6.2

ISBN 9781138212848
Published November 15, 2016 by Routledge
520 Pages

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Book Description

Forty papers link the study of the military orders’ cultural life and output with their involvement in political and social conflicts during the medieval and early modern period. Divided into two volumes, focusing on the Eastern Mediterranean and Europe respectively, the collection brings together the most up-to-date research by experts from fifteen countries on a kaleidoscope of relevant themes and issues, thus offering a broad-ranging and at the same time very detailed study of the subject.

Table of Contents

Volume 6.1: Cultural and Contact in the Mediterranean World

Introduction (Jonathan Riley-Smith)

  1. Anthony Luttrell (Bath), The Hospitaller privilege of 1113: Text and context
  2. Sebastián Salvadó (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Reflections of conflict in two fragments of the liturgical observances from the Primitive Rule of the Knights Templar
  3. Kevin James Lewis (University of Oxford), Friend or foe: Islamic views of the military orders in the Latin East as drawn from Arabic Sources
  4. Betty Binysh (University of Cardiff), Massacre or mutual benefit: The military orders’ relations with their Muslim neighbours
  5. Stephen Bennett (Queen Mary), The battle of Arsuf: A reappraisal of the charge of the Hospitallers
  6. Thomas W. Smith (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität), Pope Honorius III, the military orders and the financing of the Fifth Crusade: A culture of papal preference?
  7. Karol Polejowski (Ateneum University), Between Jaffa and Jerusalem – a few remarks on the defence of the southern border of the Kingdom of Jerusalem during the years 1229-1244
  8. Vardit Shotten-Hallel (Hebrew University of Jerusalem), Ritual and conflict in the Hospitaller Church of St John in Acre: The architectural evidence
  9. Gil Fishhof (Tel Aviv University), Hospitaller patronage and the mural cycle of the Church of the Resurrection at Abu-Gosh
  10. Anna Takoumi (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Tracing knights: The pictorial evidence of the Knights of St John in the art of the Eastern Mediterranean
  11. Nicholas Coureas (Cyprus Research Centre), The manumission of Hospitaller slaves on fifteenth-century Rhodes and Cyprus
  12. James Petre (University of Cardiff), Back to Baffes: A castle in Cyprus attributable to the Hospital revisited
  13. Michael Heslop (Royal Holloway), Hospitaller statecraft in the Aegean
  14. Pierre Bonneaud (Paris), A culture of consensus: The Hospitallers at Rhodes in the C15th
  15. Emma Maglio (Aix-Marseille University), Holy spaces in the urban fabric: Religious topography of the town of Rhodes during the Hospitaller period
  16. Gregory O’Malley (Hugglescote), Some developments in Hospitaller invective concerning the Turks, 1407-1530
  17. Anne Brogini (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis), Crisis and revival. The convent of the Order of Malta during the Catholic Reformation
  18. Emanuel Buttigieg (University of Malta), The Hospitallers and the Grand Harbour of Malta: Culture and conflict
  19. Theresa Vella (Malta), Piety and ritual in the Magistral Palace of the Order of St John in Malta
  20. Victor Mallia-Milanes (University of Malta), Venice, Hospitaller Malta, and fear of the plague: Culturally conflicting views
  21. William Zammit (University of Malta), Censoring the Hospitallers: The failed attempt at re-printing Ferdinando de Escaño’s Propugnaculum Hierosolymitanum in Malta in 1756

Volume 6.2: Cultural and Contact in Western and Northern Europe

Introduction (Jonathan Riley-Smith)

  1. Nikolas Jaspert (University of Heidelberg), Military Orders at the frontier: Permeability and demarcation
  2. Philippe Josserand (University of Nantes), Frontier conflict, military cost and culture: The Master of Santiago and the Islamic border in mid-fourteenth century Spain
  3. Xavier Baecke (Ghent Univeristy), The symbolic power of spiritual knighthood: Discourse and context of the donation of Count Thierry d’Alsace to the Templar Order in county of Flanders
  4. Damien Carraz (University of Clermont-Ferrand), Pragmatic literacy, archival memory, and conflicts in Provence
  5. Karl Borchardt (MGH, Munich), Conflicts and codices: The example of Clm 4620, A collection about the Hospitallers
  6. Simon Phillips (University of Cyprus), Conflicts within the culture of the Hospitaller Order
  7. Nicole Hamonic (University of South Dakota), Founding and financing perpetual chantries at Clerkenwell Priory, 1242-1404
  8. Christie Majoros-Dunnahoe (University of Cardiff), Re-examining the function of the houses of the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem in England
  9. Anthony Delarue (Rome), The use of the double-traversed cross in the English priory of the Order of St John
  10. Helen Nicholson (University of Cardiff), The Templars’ estates in the west of Britain in the early fourteenth century
  11. Julia Baldo-Alcoz (University of Navarra), Defensive elements in the Templar and Hospitaller preceptories of the Priory of Navarre
  12. Luís Adão da Fonseca & Maria Cristina Pimenta (CEPESE), The Commandary of Noudar of the Order of Avis in the border with Castile: History and memory
  13. Paula Pinto Costa & Lúcia Maria Cardoso Rosas (University of Porto), Vera Cruz de Marmelar in the XIIIth-XVth centuries: a St. John’s commandery as an expression of a cultural memory and territorial appropriation
  14. Mariarosaria Salerno (University of Calabria), The Military Orders and the local population in Italy: links and conflicts
  15. Elena Bellomo (University of Cardiff), The Sforzas, the papacy and control of the Hospitaller priory of Lombardy
  16. Conradin von Planta (Freiburg im Breisgau), Advocacy and "defensio" – the protection of the houses of the Teutonic Order in the region of the upper Rhine during the 13th and 14th centuries
  17. Maria Starnawska (John-Długosz University), The role of the legend of St. Barbara’s head in the conflict of the Teutonic Order and Świętopełk, the duke of Pomerania
  18. Anton Caruana Galizia (Newcastle University), The European nobilities and the Order of St. John, 16th - 18th centuries
  19. Renger E. de Bruin (Centraal Museum, Utrecht), The narrow escape of the Teutonic Order bailiwick of Utrecht, 1811-1815

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Jochen Schenk (PhD Cantab) was a lecturer of Medieval History at the University of Glasgow. His recent publications include Templar Families. Landowning Families and the Order of the Temple in France, c.1120-1312. He is also the author of a number of articles dealing, mainly, with the Order of the Temple’s’ social structure, the Templars’ religious life, and the military orders’ contribution to state building in the Latin East. He is currently working on a cultural history of the crusader states.

Mike Carr (PhD London) is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. His first monograph, Merchant Crusaders in the Aegean, 1291–1352, was published by Boydell and Brewer in 2015. He has published articles on his main interests, which include relations between Latins, Greeks and Turks in the eastern Mediterranean, the crusades, maritime history and the papacy. He is also the co-editor of the volume Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204–1453, with Nikolaos Chrissis (Ashgate, 2014).