What's New on ORB
Section editor: Scott McLetchie
Featured Additions: De
Many additions to the Culture: Military section of the ORB
Encyclopedia, De Re Militari,
ed. Peter Konieczny. These include:
- Three portions from The History of William the Marshal, recently translated by Stewart Gregory, and soon to be published by the
Anglo-Norman Text Society. The sections deal with a tournament at Lagny
sur Marne, an attack on Le Mans by Philip Augustus and Richard, and the
Battle of Lincoln in 1217.
- Other recent primary texts added include accounts of civil war in 15th
century Perugia and 11th century Orkney, and the Battle of Hattin.
- "Pagan Peverel: An Anglo-Norman Crusader", by Susan Edginton
- "The Infamous Svjatoslav: Master of Duplicity in War and Peace?", by
- A preview of Glyn S. Burgess' translation of The Roman de Rou, by
Wace: posted the section dealing with the war in Normandy between Henry I and Robert Curthose (lines 10839 - 11418)
- Links to the fulltexts of the Chronicle of Novgorod and the Art of War by
- Storey, Randall, "The Tower of London and the garderobae armorum" - from Royal Armouries Yearbook v.3 (1998)
- Onon, Urgunge, "The Art of War under Chinggis Qahan" - from
The Secret History of the Mongols: The Life and Times of Chinggis Khan (2001)
- Oikonomides, Nicolas, "The Turks in Europe (1305-13) and the Serbs in Asia Minor (1313) - from The Ottoman Emirate: 1300-1389 (1993)"
- Inalcik, Halil, "Osman Ghazi's Siege of Nicaea and the Battle of Bapheus" - from
The Ottoman Emirate: 1300-1389 (1993)
- McGrath, Stamatina, "The Battles of Dorostolon (971): Rhetoric and Reality" - from Peace and War in Byzantium (1995)
- The bibliography and news pages have also been updated.
Additions to The ORB Encyclopedia
- Culture: Art and Architecture
- All the Saints of the
City of the Angels: illus. J. Michael Walker
This site explores the cultural and spiritual heritage of Los Angeles, California, seeking connections between the lives of the saints and the histories surrounding the 85 streets that bear their names. ORB readers are invited to visit the site and to contribute related information within their areas of expertise.
Additions to E-Texts
Additions to the ORB
Additions to the ORB
Additions to Resources for Teaching
Additions to External
Additions to Medieval
Studies for the Non-Specialist
Last updated 10 November 2002
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