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Powell, James M.

Overview
Works: 43 works in 177 publications in 3 languages and 8,931 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BX1236, 282.092
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Most widely held works by James M Powell
Innocent III : Vicar of Christ or lord of the world? by James M Powell( Book )
26 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deeds of Pope Innocent III ( )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Medieval studies : an introduction by James M Powell( Book )
20 editions published between 1976 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anatomy of a crusade, 1213-1221 by James M Powell( Book )
16 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Det 5. korstog og dets historiske og sociale betydning
The Liber Augustalis; or, Constitutions of Melfi, promulgated by the Emperor Frederick II for the Kingdom of Sicily in 1231 by Sicily (Italy)( Book )
10 editions published in 1971 in 4 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crusade and Christendom : annotated documents in translation from Innocent III to the fall of Acre, 1187-1291 ( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1213, Pope Innocent III issued his letter Vineam Domini, thundering against the enemies of Christendom--the 'beasts of many kinds that are attempting to destroy the vineyard of the Lord of Sabaoth'--and announcing a General Council of the Latin Church as redress. The Fourth Lateran Council, which convened in 1215, was unprecedented in its scope and impact, and it called for the Fifth Crusade as what its participants hoped would be the final defense of Christendom. For the first time, a collection of extensively annotated and translated documents illustrates the transformation of the crusade movement. Crusade and Christendom explores the way in which the crusade was used to define and extend the intellectual, religious, and political boundaries of Latin Christendom. It also illustrates how the very concept of the crusade was shaped by the urge to define and reform communities of practice and belief within Latin Christendom and by Latin Christendom's relationship with other communities, including dissenting political powers and heretical groups, the Moors in Spain, the Mongols, and eastern Christians. The relationship of the crusade to reform and missionary movements is also explored, as is its impact on individual lives and devotion. The selection of documents and bibliography incorporates and brings to life recent developments in crusade scholarship concerning military logistics and travel in the medieval period, popular and elite participation, the role of women, liturgy and preaching, and the impact of the crusade on western society and its relationship with other cultures and religions. Intended for the undergraduate yet also invaluable for teachers and scholars, this book illustrates how the crusades became crucial for defining and promoting the very concept and boundaries of Latin Christendom. It provides translations of and commentaries on key original sources and an up-to-date bibliography."--Jacket
The civilization of the West : a brief interpretation by James M Powell( Book )
5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leopold von Ranke and the shaping of the historical discipline by Georg G Iggers( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Fourteen essays based on papers delivered at the conference" on Ranke and historiography, Oct. 1986 at Syracuse University.--p. xiii
Muslims under Latin rule, 1100-1300 by James M Powell( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covering Portugal and Castile in the West to the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the East, this collection focuses on Muslim minorities living in Christian lands during the high Middle Ages, and examines to what extent notions of religious tolerance influenced Muslim-Christian relations. The authors call into question the applicability of modern ideas of toleration to medieval social relations, investigating the situation instead from the standpoint of human experience within the two religious cultures. Whereas this study offers no evidence of an evolution of coherent policy concerning treatm
Albertanus of Brescia : the pursuit of happiness in the early thirteenth century by James M Powell( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and Italian and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Albertanus of Brescia is an important figure in the cultural history of late medieval and Renaissance Italy. He is best known among literary scholars for the influence of his writings on Brunetto Latini, John Gower, and Geoffrey Chaucer. In addition, his sermons have received attention as part of the history of lay confraternities and lay preaching in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. James M. Powell shows that Albertanus's contributions considerably surpass even these notable attainments. Powell contends that Albertanus was an original social theorist, who drew on his experience with religious confraternities and with the law to develop a theory of consent. Albertanus developed the idea that society rested on voluntary acceptance of a rule, much as did religious life. This acceptance laid the foundation for social cohesion and legal enforcement. Albertanus's ideas were to find great prominence in the later Middle Ages. Powell's purpose in writing Albertanus of Brescia goes beyond the study of his eponymous subject. Through Albertanus, Powell examines how major developments of the twelfth century began to find expression in the mind of an early thirteenth-century secular thinker. In Albertanus, Powell perceives an individual bringing received, bookish authority into confrontation with lived experience. To Powell, the example of Albertanus suggests a much more complex picture of medieval approaches to social theory than that previously evident in the literature. This is the first book-length study of Albertanus and his works. It will be of particular interest to students and scholars of medieval, Italian, intellectual, and literary history, and political theory
Tolerance and intolerance : social conflict in the age of the Crusades ( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Crusades, the Kingdom of Sicily, and the Mediterranean by James M Powell( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contents include: 'Crusading: 1099-1999', 'The role of women in the fifth crusade', 'Innocent III and Alexius III: A crusade plan that failed', 'The papacy and the Muslim frontier', 'Genoese trade and the kingdom of Sicily' and 'Economy and society in the kingdom of Sicily under Frederick II: Recent perspectives'
The papacy, Frederick II and communal devotion in medieval Italy by James M Powell( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval monarchy and trade : the economic policy of Frederick II in the kingdom of Sicily (a survey) by James M Powell( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Leopold von Ranke] ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The economic policy of Frederick II in the kingdom of Sicily by James M Powell( Book )
3 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval studies : an introduction. James M. Powell, editor by James M Powell( Book )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Liber Augustalis by Frederick( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rezension von:] Houben, Hubert: Die Abtei Venosa und das Mönchtum im normannisch-staufischen Süditalien. - Tübingen : Max Niemeyer, 1995 by James M Powell( )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Rezension von:] Stroll, Mary: Calixtus II (1119 - 1124) : a pope born to rule. - Leiden : Brill, 2004 by James M Powell( )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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English (145)
Italian (2)
Latin (1)
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