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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 12:48 pm

Cambridge Medieval History, Volume 1 by J. B. Bury

Volume 1: The Christian Roman Empire and the Foundation of the Teutonic Kingdoms "The present work is intended as a comprehensive account of medieval times, drawn up on the same lines as The Cambridge Modern History but with a few improvements of detail suggested by experience. It is intended partly for the general reader, as a clear and, as far as possible, interesting narrative; partly for the student, as a summary of ascertained facts, with indications (not discussions) of disputed points; partly as a book of reference, containing all that can reasonably be required in a comprehensive work of general history." (From the General Preface) ( KevinS)
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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 12:53 pm

Leni, please see if all this is acceptable to you. I have tried to simplify things as best as I can. I think all will be made clear enough once I can fill in the MW.

As for the author of the volume, I have used the name of the scholar who was the 'architect' of the series. I think there were three actual editors and, of course, each chapter has its own author. I try to give the author the credit in the intros.
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Post by pattymarie » March 30th, 2020, 1:06 pm

Could I dpl this?
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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 1:28 pm

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Could I dpl this?
That would be wonderful! Thank you! We'll have to be lenient with many of the pronunciations, but that is what is expected with a 'standard' PL anyway. I know I have trouble with many of the names and places!
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Post by ej400 » March 30th, 2020, 1:36 pm

I hope I'm not jumping the gun here... but could I please claim the Intro, Preface, and chapters 1-4? If the quarantine keeps getting prolonged, I'm sure I'll have more than enough time to finish :lol:

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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 1:41 pm

ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:36 pm
I hope I'm not jumping the gun here... but could I please claim the Intro, Preface, and chapters 1-4? If the quarantine keeps getting prolonged, I'm sure I'll have more than enough time to finish :lol:
Elijah! Glad to have you aboard. Let me get the MW set up and we'll decide then what's what. (All I know is that I started what I think will be Section 1, so THAT ONE'S MINE!)
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Post by ej400 » March 30th, 2020, 1:43 pm

KevinS wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:41 pm
ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:36 pm
I hope I'm not jumping the gun here... but could I please claim the Intro, Preface, and chapters 1-4? If the quarantine keeps getting prolonged, I'm sure I'll have more than enough time to finish :lol:
Elijah! Glad to have you aboard. Let me get the MW set up and we'll decide then what's what. (All I know is that I started what I think will be Section 1, so THAT ONE'S MINE!)
That's alright. So you want the preface and intro? I guess I could do chapters 1-5 then :D

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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 1:58 pm

ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:43 pm
KevinS wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:41 pm
ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 1:36 pm
I hope I'm not jumping the gun here... but could I please claim the Intro, Preface, and chapters 1-4? If the quarantine keeps getting prolonged, I'm sure I'll have more than enough time to finish :lol:
Elijah! Glad to have you aboard. Let me get the MW set up and we'll decide then what's what. (All I know is that I started what I think will be Section 1, so THAT ONE'S MINE!)
That's alright. So you want the preface and intro? I guess I could do chapters 1-5 then :D
There will be a Section Zero. And do you understand that each chapter is about 90 minutes long? Yes, really!

We'll wait a bit, my friend.
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Post by Leni » March 30th, 2020, 5:51 pm

Ok, this is set up. You have a window. I made little changes in the first post. Let me know if you need anything else. :)
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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 5:52 pm

Leni wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 5:51 pm
Ok, this is set up. You have a window. I made little changes in the first post. Let me know if you need anything else. :)
Thank you!
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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 6:19 pm

archive.org is down for maintenance. I'll have to wait to get the MW finished.

Please hold off before making any claims. (I think I did offer Section Zero to ej400, though.)

I'll note here when we are ready for claims.
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Post by ej400 » March 30th, 2020, 8:29 pm

If I could, may I please claim sections 0 and 4-16? :D I'm up for a challenge :thumbs:

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Post by KevinS » March 30th, 2020, 9:19 pm

ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 8:29 pm
If I could, may I please claim sections 0 and 4-16? :D I'm up for a challenge :thumbs:
I haven't worked everything out just yet, but why don't you take 0 and 4-6 for now. 4-6 will give you a whole chapter and you can divide it up however you'd like, trying to keep the sections below 40 minutes when possible. I'm guessing that 4-6 will take about 108 minutes in total.

I think that's what I would like to do and, ideally, folks will do a chapter at a time. That wouldn't be a requirement though. I just have to make the proper breaks and document them in the MW still. That will take up some time tomorrow, I imagine.
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Post by ej400 » March 30th, 2020, 9:26 pm

KevinS wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 9:19 pm
ej400 wrote:
March 30th, 2020, 8:29 pm
If I could, may I please claim sections 0 and 4-16? :D I'm up for a challenge :thumbs:
I haven't worked everything out just yet, but why don't you take 0 and 4-6 for now. 4-6 will give you a whole chapter and you can divide it up however you'd like, trying to keep the sections below 40 minutes when possible. I'm guessing that 4-6 will take about 108 minutes in total.

I think that's what I would like to do and, ideally, folks will do a chapter at a time. That wouldn't be a requirement though. I just have to make the proper breaks and document them in the MW still. That will take up some time tomorrow, I imagine.
That's totally understandable. I don't mind one bit. That's actually probably a good idea though, to have people claim a chapter or maybe two at a time because honestly, 108 minutes are like 3 or 4 chapters in one. I didn't think of that before. You probably saved my life Kevin :lol: Here I'm thinking, "yup, 108 minute chapters... if I take 4 chapters that's like 400 minutes so about 4 hours...." obviously I wasn't doing any math to amount to that much :lol: Now I'm embarrassed :oops: :lol: It's been a long day :lol:

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Post by realisticspeakers » March 31st, 2020, 7:27 am

Hello.

I'd like to claim Sections 17 -21, please?
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