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By Georgette Heyer

ISBN-10: 1402269587

ISBN-13: 9781402269585

"Can the incorrect bride turn into the right spouse? Adam Deveril, the recent Viscount Lynton, is head over heels in love with the attractive Julia Oversley. yet he has back from the Peninsular warfare to discover his relatives close to break and his ancestral domestic mortgaged to the hilt. He has little selection while he's brought to Mr. Jonathan Chawleigh, a urban guy of it appears limitless wealth and no social objectives for himself-but along with his eyes firmly fastened on an appropriate fit for his in simple terms daughter, the quiet and decidedly simple Jenny Chawleigh.
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Fischer, Hildegard von Bingen - Kranke und Heilerin 5. 1 Schlechte Träume eines ungenannten Priesters Geister und Dämonen sind für den mittelalterlichen Menschen realiter existierende Mächte, deren Wirken von Gott erlaubt wurde, so wie Gott auch dem Teufel nicht einfach Fesseln anlegt. Im folgenden Brief Hildegards an einen unbekannten Priester (Ep. 293), unsicher datiert in die Jahre zwischen 1173 und Hildegards Tod 1179, sehen wir das Nebeneinander von naturwissenschaftlicher Erklärung und teuflischer Einwirkung: Der Priester leidet unter Alpträumen, deren Ursache sein melancholisches Temperament {melancolica complexio)^^ ist, welches seine blutigen Säfte in Wallung bringt.

8 2 7 ) " kam mit dem Heer des Kalifen Härün ar-RasTd in die Nähe von Smyma, das er für den Wohnort Galens hielt. Er erwirkte die Erlaubnis, sich unter starker militärischer Bedeckung in die halbzerstörte Stadt zu begeben, w o er so glücklich war, das Haus Galens zu finden und seine gesunde Bauweise zu bewundem, die darin bestand, dass alle Zimmer nach Osten, Süden, Westen gingen und keines nach Norden. " Sollte eine vermittelnde Lösung vielleicht in der Richtung zu suchen sein, dass es in Pelusium ein Kenotaph oder ein falsch identifiziertes echtes Grabmal gab, das zum Ziel einer nahen Wallfahrt wurde?

11 (1887), S. 4 2 7 ^ 3 9 ; Al-Harawl, Guide des lieux de pelerinage. Hrsg. V. Janine Sourdel-Thomine. Damaskus 1953, S. 34,7f. u. 55,5f. Al-Mubaääir, MuJjtär al-hikam wa-mahäsin al-kalim. Hrsg. 'Abdurrahmän BadawT. Madrid 1958, S. 28; Übersetzung bei Franz Rosenthal, Das Fortleben der Antike im Islam. Zürich, Stuttgart 1965, S. 54; Al-Istahn, Kitäb masälik al-mamälik. Hrsg. v. Michael J. de Goeje (Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum 1). 3. Aufl. Leiden 1967, S. 53,13; Ibn ab! Usaibi'a [Anm. 8], Bd.

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