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The Medieval & Early Modern World: Primary Sources and Reference Volume Table of Contents Cast of Characters Map of the Medieval and Early Modern World Introduction Part 1 1. Here Come the Bad Guys St. Jerome, Epistolae 123, (Letters 123), 4th century 2. Who's the Boss? Pope Gelasius, Ed XII, 494 3. Building a Viking Ship, 998 Oddr Snorrason, "l fs saga Tryggvasonar en mesta. [Have not yet found an Icelandic speaker for full translation of the title] 1200 4. Cry Babies Lullabye, medieval (we do not have the original title, publication date for this document) 5. . Christians Unite! [This will be changed to an easier call for crusades] Anonymous., Gesta francorum et aliorum Hierosolymitanorum (The Deeds of the Franks), 1100-1101 6. John of Salisbury Gives a Picture of How Society Works John of Salisbury (c. 1115-1180) 7. A Serf Gains his Freedom by his Talent, c. 1100 8. Regulations for Students in the University of Paris, 1274 9.. The Model Parliament Edward II, Summons, 1295 10. Good Housekeeping in 1393 Manuscript, Le ménager de Paris (The Goodman of Paris), approximately 1393 Part 2 11. How to Catch an Elephant Al-Masudi [this is probably not his full name, but it is what the scholar/translator calls him], Muruj al-Dhahab wa Ma'adin al-Jawhar [Les prairies d'or, the golden plains-the work has not been translated in full into English, only French. We are trying to check to see if Les prairies d'or is all Al-Masudi to ascertain whether golden plains is the correct translation of the Arabic title but need more time to get this nineteenth-century French edition], sometime around 915. 12. You Are My Sunshine, about. 950 Abu'l-Tayyib Ahmad ibn al-Husayn al-Dju'fi al-Mutanabbi, [original Arabic title not yet found] "Panegyric to Saif al-Daula on his departure from Antioch," mid-tenth century 13. The Great Kingdom of Ghana in the Eleventh Century Abu [long mark over u] 'Ubayd 'Abd Allah [long mark over a] b. 'Abd al-'Aziz al-Bakri [long mark over i in both words] (d. 1094), known as al-Bakri [long mark over i], Kitab (long a) al-masalik (long second a) wa-'l-mamalik (long second a) (The book of routes and realms), eleventh century. 14. Balcony over Troubled Waters Usâma ibn Munqidh, "Memoirs" twelfth century 15. Hot and Bothered in the Twelfth Century Abu [long u] 'Abd Allah [long a] Muhammmad al-sharif al-Idrisi [long I's], Nuzhat al-mushtaq [long a] fi [long i] ikhtiraq [long a] al-afq [both a's long] (The Pleasure of Him Who Longs to Cross the Horizons), written 1154 16. Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam (to come0 17. A Medieval Tourist Describes the City of Constantinople 18. The Legend of Sundiata 19. A Guide for New Muslims in India Muhammad Muhir Wajib Adib [long mark on the i's], Miftah al-Jinan [long diacritic on final a's of Miftah and Jinan] (The Key to Paradise), around 1350 20. Singing, Swinging History Oral history 21. Who Did What in Africa, c. 1520 Mahmud Kati, Tarikh al-Fettash, early sixteenth century Part 3 22. Vive les Veggies Lankavatara Sutra, about fifth century 23. On the Roads Hwui li or Huili, Da ci en si Sanzangfa shi zhuan [not sure of the exact translation of this title-it may be a modernized Chinese version. So a scholar in old Chinese will have to be consulted and the accurate 7th century title found.], seventh century 24. Down and Out Du Fu, title in Chinese to come,. ("At the Corner of the World"), eighth century 25. A Husband Is Heaven Miss Zheng, Nü xiaojing (Book of filial piety for women), around the year 730 26. Reading the Soap Opera Murasaki Shikibu, Genji monogatari (The Tale of Genji, around 1000 27. Poem to a Spinning Wheel Ratanabi, song 28. Advice for Trading in China (and vol. 5) Francesco di Balduccio Pegolotti, Guide for Merchants, fourteenth century 29. The Tea Pickers Gao Qi, "Caicha ci" ("The Tea Pickers"), mid-fourteenth century 30. A Plan for Irrigation in Korea, c. 1450 31. My Courtyard Has Been Cleaned and Plastered Folk song, [The Gujarti title is not given anywhere in the anthology from which it is taken, and we have not been able yet to locate it in a library as we don't read Gujarti], (My Courtyard Has Been Cleaned and Plastered) date unknown Part 4 32. Badly Behaved Bishops Anonymous, manuscript pamphlet, about 1438 33. The Right Job at the Right Time Muhammad ibn Asad Jalal [long second a] ud-din [long i] al-Dawwani [long second a, long i], Akhlaq [long second a]-i-Jalali [long second a and i] (Jalali's ethics), second half of the fifteenth century 34. Here Comes the Bride Headnote to come on King Arthur 35. Ban the Bomb Desiderius Erasmus, letter to Anthony of Bergen, March 14, 1513/4 36. But No Marching Bands Albrecht Dürer, Tagebuch der Reise in die Niederlande (Journal of a Trip to the Low Countries), 1520 37. Martin Luther Ideas about Women-Some of Them New Martin Luther, Tischreden (Table Talk), 1530s 38. Bashfulness-Getting Over It John Calvin, In Librum Psalmorum Commentarius (Commentaries on the Book of Psalms, written 1557, published 1564 (?) 39. An Ideal Renaissance Man, 1445 Launoy, Regii Navarrae gymnasii Pariensis historia, 1667. 40. Be Scary, Be Very Scary Niccolo Machiavelli, Il Principe (The Prince), 1532 41. A Cranky Pilgrim, a Boastful Monkey, and Pigsy Wu Cheng'en, His Yu Ki (Journey to the West), 1592 Part 5 42. The Mongols Capture a City in Iran 43. Top Model: Isabella, Queen of Spain Anonymous, Chrónica incompleta de los Reyes Catolicos (1469-1474), según un manuscrito anónimo de la época (An Incomplete Chronicle of the Catholic Kings (1469-1474) according to an anonymous manuscript of the epoch), sometime between 1469 and 1474 44. Wish You Were Here Christopher Columbus, letter, 1492 45. Wrecking the Place Hans Mayr, Memoir, 1505 46. Turkish Delight Anonymous manuscript, "Povyest o Gyurgyu Zrnoyevichu, narechenom Skenderbegu" 1510 47. It Was Harsh [We have not found the Nahua title for this-even the most scholarly books use a Spanish or English translation and library sources so far don't give the Nahua title] (Annals of Tlatelolco), 1528-1531 48. Taking over Korea-and China-or Maybe Neither Report to Hideyoshi, Japanese title of report not yet found, 1592 Hideyoshi [Seal] 49. Religious Toleration in the Mughal Court, c. 1590 50. The Life of a Russian Serf in the Eighteenth Century Alexander Radischev, Puteshestvie iz Peterburga v Moskvu (A Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow), attempted publication in 1790 Part 6 51. Don Quixote Goes Mad from Reading Too Many Legends about Heroic Knights (1605) 52. Dragon Boat Race, c. 1630 Yang Ssu-ch'ang, "Wu-ling ching-tu lëuch," (don't yet know what this means), exact date unknown. 53. Samuel Pepys Describes the Great London Fire, 1666 Samuel Pepys, Diary, seventeenth century 54. Doing the New Science Count Lorenzo Magalotti, Relazioni Di Viaggio In Inghilterra Francia E Svenzia (Travels of Cosmo, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1821 (deceptive date of publication, as the actual trip is in 1669) 55. Protestants Run for Cover Louis XIV, Edit de Fontainebleau (Edict of Fontainebeau), 1685 56. A Mexican Nerd Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, Respuesta a sor Filotea (Reply to Sister Philothea), 1691 (published posthumously, 1700) 57. Time to Party Antoine Galland, De l'origine and du progress du café (On the origin and development of coffee), 1699 58. Out of Africa Phillis Wheatley, "On Being Brought from Africa to America," the 1770s 59. Use Your Brain Immanuel Kant, "Beantwortung der Frage: Was Ist Aufklärung?" ("Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?"), 1784 60. Dutch Learning 61. Toussaint L'Ouverture's Proclamation of a Slave Revolution in the Caribbean Timeline Further Reading Websites Index to Primary Sources Series Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Middle Ages -- History -- Sources.
History, Modern -- 16th century -- Sources.
History, Modern -- 17th century -- Sources.
Medieval and early modern world -- Indexes.
Middle Ages -- History -- Juvenile literature -- Indexes.
History, Modern -- 16th century -- Juvenile literature -- Indexes.
History, Modern -- 17th century -- Juvenile literature -- Indexes.