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The Independent Crusaders Project, by James Doherty

James Doherty

University of Leeds

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Independent Crusaders Project

Discussion Questions

  • What kinds of sources have historians used to examine the crusading movement?
  • How would you define a crusader?
  • Judging by some of the sources on this site, what are some of the reasons why people went on crusade?

Teaching Modules

Further Reading

Constable, Giles, ‘The Historiography of the Crusades’, in The Crusades from the Perspective of Byzantium and the Muslim World, ed. by Angeliki E. Laiou and Roy P. Mottahedeh (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2001), pp. 1–22.

Phillips, Jonathan, Defenders of the Holy Land: Relations between the Latin East and the West, 1119–1187 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996).

Throop, Susanna A., ‘Introduction: What Were the Crusades?’, in The Crusades: An Epitome (Leeds: Kismet Press, 2019).

To Cite this Page

Doherty, James, “The Independent Crusaders Project,” Middle Ages for Educators, July 22, 2020. Accessed [date]. http://middleagesforeducators.com/the-independent-crusaders-project-by-james-doherty/

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Christine de Pizan Through Storymaps, by David Joseph Wrisley

David Joseph Wrisley

NYU Abu Dhabi

Sources Referenced in this Video

Slides

ArcGIS Storymaps

Storymap.js

Dataset of places mentioned in Christine de Pizan

Interactive map

Selected storymaps for medievalists

The Road to Agincourt (Chatzis, Edinburgh) (military history)

Sul camino del Rinascimento (EIPACA di Manosque) (art production) 

London’s lost river: the Tyburn (MOLA) (geo-archeology)

The Garden of Earthly Delights – Hieronymus Bosch (art history) 

Game of Thrones : Arya’s Journey (cultural studies) 

On mapping Christine de Pizan 

Wrisley, D.J. (2018). The Literary Geographies of Christine de Pizan, Approaches to Teaching Christine de Pizan, ed. Andrea Tarnowski. MLA, 156-163.

Some Starting Points for Medieval Spatial Datasets 

Digital Atlas for Roman and Medieval Civilization https://darmc.harvard.edu/data-availability 

Morreale, L. (2019). Exploring Place in the French of Italy, 1st Edition (Version Omeka Classic, CartoDB). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2562276 

Wrisley, D. J. (2015). The Literary Geographies of Christine de Pizan (geo-data) [Data set]. Approaches to Teaching Christine de Pizan. Modern Language Association. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.35350

A General Rubric for Academic Web-Based Writing:

Wrisley, D.J. (2020, July). Rubric for Academic Web-based Writing (Version 1.0). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3932709

On (Medieval) Culture and Mapping

Lethbridge, E., Hartman, S. (2016). Inscribing Environmental Memory in the Icelandic Sagas and the Icelandic Saga Map, PMLA 131.2, 381-391.

Kinniburgh, M.C. (2018). Spatial Reading: Digital Literary Maps of the Icelandic Outlaw Sagas, Digital Medievalist 11(1).

Petrulevich, A., Backman, A. Adams, J. (2019). Medieval Macrospace Through GIS: The Norse World Project Approach. The Cartographic Journal, 57.1.

Wrisley, D.J. (2017). Locating Medieval French: or Why We Collect and Visualize the Geographic Information of Texts, Speculum 92, no. S1, S145-S169.

Wrisley, D.J. (2020). Exploring the Geographies of Froissart’s Chroniques, H-France Salon, 12:8, #26.

On Storymapping and Pedagogy 

Dickinson, S., Telford, A. (2020). The Visualities of Digital Story Mapping: Teaching the ‘Messiness’ of Qualitative Methods Through Mapping Technologies. Journal of Geography in Higher Education.

ESRI. Story Maps and the Digital Humanities   https://collections.storymaps.esri.com/humanities/

Sinton, D.S. (n.d.) Mapping. Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models and Experiments. https://digitalpedagogy.mla.hcommons.org/keywords/mapping/.

Wrisley, D.J. (2018). Mapping in the Digital Liberal Arts: Models, methods, futures, AMICAL webinar.

To cite this page

Wrisley, David Joseph. “Christine de Pizan Through Storymaps.” Middle Ages for Educators, July 15, 2020. Accessed [date]. http://middleagesforeducators.com/course-materials/christine-de-pizan-through-storymaps-by-david-joseph-wrisley/