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Author Edbury, Peter

Title The Military Orders : Volume 5: Politics and Power
Published Farnham : Ashgate Pub., 2012


Description 1 online resource (518 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Editor's Preface; Introduction; 1 The Military-Religious Orders: A Medieval 'School for Administrators'?; Part 1: The Latin East; 2 Archaeological and Fresco Research in the Castle Chapel at al-Marqab: A Preliminary Report on the Results of the First Seasons; 3 The Two Hospitaller Chapter Houses at al-Marqab: A Study in Architectural Reconstruction; 6 Templars, Franks, Syrians and the Double Pact of 1244
7 Royal and Papal Interference in the Dispatch of Supplies to the East by the Military Orders in the Later Thirteenth Century8 The Hospitallers and Charles I of Anjou: Political and Economic Relations between the Kingdom of Sicily and the Holy Land; 9 King James II of Cyprus and the Hospitallers: Evidence from the Livre des Remembrances; Part 2: Hospitaller Rhodes and Malta; 10 Smoke and Fire Signals at Rhodes: 1449; 11 Success and Failure in the Practice of Power by Pere Ramon Sacosta, Master of the Hospital (1461-67); 12 Battlefield Tourism: A Description of the 1480 Siege of Rhodes
13 Woven Tapestries: Manifestations of Grandeur, Politics and Power as well as Pictorial Sources for Hospitaller History: A Re-identification14 Politics and Power in Grand Master Verdalle's Statuta Hospitalis Hierusalem (1588); 15 Towards the End of the Order of the Hospital: Reflections on the Views of Two Venetian Brethren, Antonio Miari and Ottavio Benvenuti; Part 3: The British Isles; 16 The Military Orders in Wales and the Welsh March in the Middle Ages; 17 The Military Orders at the Court of King John*
18 Walking a Thin Line: Hospitaller Priors, Politics and Power in Late Medieval England19 Procedure, Political Influence and Preceptorial Appointments in the Hospitaller Priory of England: The Templecombe Disputes of 1463-79; Part 4: Italy; 20 Sta Maria in Carbonara in Viterbo: History and Architecture of a Templar Preceptory in Northern Lazio; 21 The Spanish Military Orders in Italy: Initial Remarks on Patronage and Properties (Twelfth-Fourteenth Centuries); 22 The Hospitallers in Southern Italy: Families and Power
23 The Teutonic Order in Italy: An Example of the Diplomatic Ability of the Military OrdersPart 5: Northern and Eastern Europe; 24 The Counts of Brienne and the Military Orders in the Thirteenth Century; 25 A Geography of Power: The Hospitallers in the Territorial Policies of the Bishops of Strasbourg in Lower Alsace in the Thirteenth Century; 26 The Priors of the Knights Hospitaller from the Piast Dynasty in the Province of Bohemia: Hereditary Princes or Ecclesiastical Dignitaries?; 27 Royal Power and the Hungarian-Slavonian Hospitaller Priors before the Mid-fifteenth Century
28 Politics, Diplomacy and the Recruitment of Mercenaries before the Battle of Tannenberg-Grunwald-algiris in 1410
Summary The thirty-eight papers published here represent a selection of those delivered at the Fifth International Conference on the Military Orders. Three deal with recent archaeological investigations at the Hospitaller castle at al-Marqab (Syria); others examine aspects of the history of the military orders in the Latin East and the Mediterranean, in Spain and Portugal, in the British Isles and in northern and eastern Europe. The final two papers address the question of present-day perceptions of the Templars
Notes Print version record
Subject Knights of Malta -- Congresses
Templars -- Congresses
SUBJECT Knights of Malta fast
Templars fast
Subject Military religious orders -- History -- Congresses
Hospitalers -- History -- Congresses
Military religious orders -- Europe -- History -- Congresses
Military religious orders
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781409421016