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Alfred Andrea got his Ph.D. from Cornell College. He is Teacher Emeritus of Background at the College of Vermont, where he showed from 1967 with 2001. His first training focused on middle ages European background, with a focus on Byzantine-Western relationships as well as the Crusades. He has actually given that released 4 publications on the Campaigns, in addition to many short articles on a range of historic concerns. For the previous thirty years, his mentor, research study, and also composing have actually concentrated significantly on globe background prior to 1600, with a certain rate of interest in cross-cultural calls throughout the Silk Roadway. In 2002 he was Differentiated Scholar-in-Residence at the College of Louisville, as well as he functioned as head of state of the Globe Background Organization (WHA) in 2010-2012. In 2014, the WHA identified him as a Leader of Globe Background. James H. Overfield, Teacher Emeritus at the College of Vermont, obtained his bachelor's degree from Dension College, his MA from the College of Chicago, and also his PhD from Princeton College. Throughout his occupation at Vermont he got the College s impressive instructor honor, as well as offered years as Division of Background Chair, in which capability he was a solid supporter for the research study and also mentor of international background. His magazines consist of Humanism as well as Scholasticism in Late Middle Ages Germany (Princeton College Press, 1984), in addition to many write-ups on late middle ages as well as very early modern-day European idea. He acted as editor for 3 quantities (1750-1914) of the ABC-CLIO Globe Background Encyclopedia and also is writer of Resources of International Background because 1900 (Cengage: 2013).


Component I: THE OLD GLOBE. 1. The First Civilizations. Mesopotamia: The Legendary of Gilgamesh; The Judgments of Hammurabi. Egypt: The Witticism on the Professions; Story of the Significant Peasant. Bronze Age Cultures: The Priest-King as well as the Hagia Triada Coffin; Indus, Mesopotamian, and also Cretan Seals. China: Guide of Papers; Guide of Tracks. Numerous Voices I: Art in the Solution of the Monarchs of the Nile: Stooping Number of Queen Hatshepsut; An Alleviation of the Family Members of Akhenaten; Seti I as well as the Siren Hathor; Holy Place Alleviation, Isis, Seti I, as well as Horus; Kushite King and also Apedemak Horus. 2. Novices: From Wanderers to Settlers. The Indo-Europeans: The Gear Veda; Homer, The Odyssey; The Thera Kouros and also the Peplos Kore. The Israelites as well as Their Next-door Neighbors: Guide of Genesis; Guide of Deuteronomy. 3. Transcendental Fact: Establishing the Spiritual Practices of India and also Southwest Asia: 800-200 B.C.E. The Appearance of Brahminical Hinduism: The Upanishads; The Bhagavad-Gita. The Trainings of the Buddha: The Buddha, Setup moving the Wheel of the Legislation; The Buddha, Questions That Tend Not to Illumination. Persians, Israelites, as well as Their Gods: Zarathustra, Gathas; Guide of Isaiah. 4. The Nonreligious Made Spiritual: Creating the Humanistic Traditions of China and also Hellas: 600-200 B.C.E. China: Laozi, The Standard of the Means as well as Merit; Confucius, The Analects; Sima Qian, Records of the Grand Chronicler. Classical World: Herodotus, Histories, and also the Golden Comb with Fight Scene; Euripedes, The Bacchae; Plato, Phaedo; 4 Hellenic Functions of Art. Several Voices II: The Recovering Arts in China, India, as well as Greece: The Yellow Emperor s Standard of Internal Medication, Great Writing on the Consistency of the Environment of the 4 Seasons with the Human Spirit; Compendium of Caraka; Reviews At Epidauros; Hippocrates, On the Spiritual Illness; The Center Painter s Aryballos. 5. Regional Empires and also Afro-Eurasian Interchange: 300 B.C.E. - 500 C.E. Han China: Huan Kuan, Discourses on Salt as well as Iron; Restriction Zhao, Instructions for Female. Central Asia in the Age of Realms: Female Basing On a Makara; A Bactrian Ewer in Northern China. India in the Age of Realms: Asoka, Rock as well as Column Edicts; Faxian, Trips. The Greco-Roman Globe: 4 Hellenistic Functions of Art; Caesar Augustus, The Achievements of the Deified Augustus; Caesar Augustus as Pontifex Maximus as well as a Cameo Picture. Numerous Voices III: Sea Routes and also Silk Roadways: Pliny the Senior, Nature; Chronicle of the Western Areas; A Miran Mural and also a Romano-Coptic Funerary Effigy of a Lady; 4 Pictures Of the Buddha; Faxian, Journeys. Component II: CONFIDENCE, COMMITMENT, AND REDEMPTION: WONDERFUL GLOBE FAITHS TO 1500. 6. Universal Religions of Redemption in an Uncertain Globe: 1-600 C.E. Bhakti: 2 Photos Of Shiva. Mahayana Buddhism: Stories of Guanshiyin; 4 Photos Of Guanyin. 2 Various Spiritual Visions: Lucius Apuleius, Metamorphoses; The Babylonian Talmud. Christianity: The Scripture of Saint Matthew; Saint Paul, Epistle to the Romans. Overcoming the Globe for Christ: The Excellent Guard as well as Christ Militant; Rufinus of Aquileia, Church Background; Diocesan Adam, The Christian Monolith. Numerous Voices IV: One Christianity or Several Christianities?: The Scripture of Thomas; Irenaeus, Versus Heresies; Discourses of Clement; Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical Background; The Creed of Nicaea. 7. Islam: Universal Entry to God. The Structures of Islamic Life: The Quran; Abu Abdullah ibn Ismail al-Bukhari, The Genuine Selection as well as Unity within Islam: Ibn Babawayh al-Saduq, Creed Worrying the Imams; Mahmud Kati, The Chronicle of the Hunter; Bihzad, Sufis Executing Sama. Numerous Voices V: Islam and also Unbelievers: The Deal of Ibn Muslama; The Deal of Umar; Al-Nawawi, Handbook of Islamic Legislation; Benjamin of Tudela, Publication of Journeys; The Actions of Sultan Firuz Shah. Component III: INTERCHANGE, modification, and also connection: 500-1500. 8. Asia: Modification in the Context of Practice. Japan: Chronicles of Japan; Sei Shonagon, The Cushion Publication; Picture of Minamoto Yoritomo and also Elimination of the Imperial Household to Rukuhara. China: Du Fu, Poems; A Sogdian Red Wine Vendor, The Bezelik Musicians, as well as 2 Sights of a Wanderer Encampment. Southwest Asia: Al-Jahiz, The Advantages of the Turks as well as of the Imperial Military All At Once; Ibn Jubayr, Trips; A Thousand as well as One Arabian Nights; An Iranian Dish. India: Abul Raihan al-Biruni, Summary of India; Vikrama s Experiences; The Lovers. Several Voices VI: Buddhism in China: Approval, Denial, and also Holiday Accommodation: Shi Baochang, Lives of the Nuns; Han Yu, Memorial on Buddhism; Pronouncement Buying the Devastation of Buddhist Monasteries; Mandala of Vajabhairava. 9. 2 Christian Worlds: Byzantium and also Western Europe. A Realm and also Its Emperors: The Mosaics of San Vitale; Michael Psellus, Chronographia. Emperors in the Latin West: Sacramentary of Charles the Bald; Liudprand of Cremona, A Record on the Consular Office to Constantinople. Imperium Versus Sacerdotium: Dictatus Papae; Henry IV, Letter to Hildebrand; John of Paris, A Writing on Royal as well as Papal Power; A Fresco from the Church of Quattro Coronati; Anna Comnena, Alexiad. Several Voices VII: Byzantium and also the West in the Age of the Crusades: The Separating of Christendom?: Baldric of Dol, The Jerusalem Background; 4 Campaign Minis; Anna Comnena, Alexiad; Robert of Clari, The Capture of Constantinople; Nicetas Choniates, Record; Innocent III, Letters To the Crusaders. 10. Africa as well as the Americas. Africa: Abul-Hasan Ali al-Masudi, Meadows of Gold; Abu Ubaydallah al-Bakri, Guide of Routes as well as Realms; 2 Symbols of the Virgin Mary; Seated Man as well as Women Numbers. The Americas: Adena Guy as well as A Moche Seated Number; 2 Mayan Sculptures; Diego Dur n, Publication of the Ceremonies as well as gods; Pedro de Cieza de Leon, Chronicles. 11. Travelers, Merchants, Diplomats, Pilgrims, and also Missionaries: A Fifty Percent Centuries of Traveling as well as Experience: 1000-1500. The Globe Regarded: Zhau Rugua, A Summary of International Peoples; Guide of John Mandeville; Johann B mler, Astounding Water fountains as well as Peoples; The Kangnido. Traveling in the Age of the Pax Mongolica: William of Rubruck, Trip To the Land of the Tartars; Marco Polo, Summary of the Globe; Odoric of Pordenone, Record; Francesco Pegolotti, The Method of Business. Long-Distance Traveling past the Mongol Tranquility: Ibn Battuta, A Present to Those That Ponder the Marvels of Cities and also The Marvels Run Into in Traveling; Ruy Gonz lez de Clavijo, Consular office To Tamerlane; Huan, The General Study of the Sea s Shores; Christopher Columbus, A Letter Worrying Just Recently Discovered Islands.