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Description - Deeds Done Beyond the Sea by Susan B. Edgington

This volume celebrates Peter Edbury's career by bringing together seventeen essays by colleagues, former students and friends which focus on three of his major research interests: the great historian of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, William of Tyre, and his Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum and its continuations; medieval Cyprus, in particular under the Lusignans; and the Military Orders in the Middle Ages. All based on original research, the contributions to this volume include new work on manuscripts, ranging from a Hospitaller rental document of the twelfth century to a seventeenth-century manuscript of Cypriot interest; studies of language and terminology in William of Tyre's chronicle and its continuations; thematic surveys; legal and commercial investigations pertaining to Cyprus; aspects of memorialization, and biographical studies. These contributions are bracketed by a foreword written by Peter Edbury's PhD supervisor, Jonathan Riley-Smith, and an appreciation of Peter's own publications by Christopher Tyerman.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781472417831
ISBN-10: 1472417836
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Susan B. Edgington

Susan B. Edgington is a Senior Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, UK; Helen Nicholson is Professor of Medieval History at Cardiff University, Wales, UK.

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