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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse08 Feb 2019 12:44 p.m. PST

…. Barbarossa (1152-1158).

"By analysing Frederick's words and deeds as reported by his contemporaries and comparing them to the Cappenberg Head which he commissioned, I conclude that Frederick alternated between these various identities based on his political situation, and that new ideological developments during his reign, such as the introduction of the term sacrum imperium, stemmed directly from the political discernment of Frederick and his court.

Introduction: The establishment of source-based (scientific) history in the age of Ranke was no small intellectual achievement. Historians turned their eyes to the building blocks of history: source texts. While other sources can amplify our understanding of an event, a process or a structure, only the text can provide the historian with a proper intelligible narrative. Even scientific history, however, did not account for the very existence of a narrative, which has been subjected to scrutiny more recently. Thus, identity as the primary unit of narrative formation, and therefore of all historical ideologies, went mostly unnoticed by the great scholars of ideology…."
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thehawk09 Feb 2019 4:27 a.m. PST

Is it April 1 already? Sounds like those crazy guys at medievalists.nut are on the turps again.

In my experience the give away that the author hasn't a clue is when the capitalization of the article heading and text is incorrect. The diet of Roncaglia??? Is that like weight watchers?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse09 Feb 2019 11:34 a.m. PST

Glup…!


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