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Constitutive Historical Events and Regions
(8,745 words)

In the beginning was the Bible. For the God of Abraham, who tolerated no other god beside himself, bound together in faith Jews, Christians, and Muslims, who together shaped the Middle Ages and thus s…

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Michael Borgolte, “Constitutive Historical Events and Regions”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 20 April 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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