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Just War – Holy War

(850 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
If we follow the penitentials, people in the Early Middle Ages were cognizant of the problems posed by killing in wars. The fact that killing was a part of war did not absolve individuals from the nee…
Date: 2016-08-09

War and Peace

(3,021 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
Neither the association nor the sequence of the two terms is accidental. War can be defined as the absence of peace, and the precedence of the term war is undoubtedly justified, particularly for the M…
Date: 2016-08-09

Typology of War

(1,270 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
Even though it appears decidedly difficult to provide a satisfying definition of medieval war, nevertheless various types of war for the period between 500 and 1500 can be distinguished, though they s…
Date: 2016-08-09

Warlike Occurrences of Violence

(705 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
Earlier histories of warfare were only too ready to sketch an image of wars that were shaped by great battles. That image – and this must be emphasized – does not reflect the reality of medieval wars,…
Date: 2016-08-09

Feud

(547 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
The concept of the feud has contributed quite decisively to a more benign and innocuous image of medieval warfare, in part because the overwhelming majority of (German) scholars have treated it on the…
Date: 2016-08-09

Peace of God, King's Peace

(540 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
It is not surprising that medieval societies repeatedly tried to curb the violence of war. It now seems certain that these attempts cannot be interpreted as spontaneous resistance on the part of those…
Date: 2016-08-09

Pitched Battles

(511 words)

Author(s): Hans-Henning Kortüm
While it is true that a whole series of medieval battles had a decisive military impact – the most prominent example is probably the Battle of Hastings in 1066 – warring parties nonetheless preferred …
Date: 2016-08-09