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Lisa Yarde
Works at Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Attended State University of New York at Stony Brook
Lives in New York
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The Arts: Frescoes as Medieval Mass Communication
By  Kim Rendfeld Despite constant warfare and the threat of famine and disease in the Dark Ages, the people loved their art. It could transport them beyond their daily worries. Or reinforce the message of whoever paid for artwork and demonstrate the patron’...
By Kim Rendfeld Despite constant warfare and the threat of famine and disease in the Dark Ages, the people loved their art. It could transport them beyond their daily worries. Or reinforce the message of whoever paid for ...
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The Arts: Music from the Oud
By  Lisa J. Yarde Arabic oud The oud or ud. One of the most popular stringed instruments meant to reverberate as if struck when played. It became synonymous with the music of the medieval Arabic world from the ninth century onward, but its origins aren't fr...
By Lisa J. Yarde Arabic oud The oud or ud. One of the most popular stringed instruments meant to reverberate as if struck when played. It became synonymous with the music of the medieval Arabic world from the ninth centu...
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Slaves and Servants: Concubines in the Islamic World
By  Lisa J. Yarde The 19th-century Orientalist period in art history, and the accounts of the explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, wife of the British ambassador to Turkey,  once influenced knowledge on the life of concubines i...
By Lisa J. Yarde The 19th-century Orientalist period in art history, and the accounts of the explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, wife of the British ambassador to Turkey, once influenced kn...
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My Characters Live In Roma Nova - an alternative place to live
By   Alison Morton What if Harold had won the Battle of Hastings in 1066? Or Julius Caesar had taken notice of the warning that assassins wanted to murder him on the Ides of March? Or the Spanish Armada had defeated and conquered England in 1588? Suppose Ch...
By Alison Morton What if Harold had won the Battle of Hastings in 1066? Or Julius Caesar had taken notice of the warning that assassins wanted to murder him on the Ides of March? Or the Spanish Armada had defeated and con...
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My Characters Lived in Charlemagne's Empire
By  Kim Rendfeld In Charlemagne's day, the monarch's personal life and politics were intertwined, and too many heirs presented a problem. God had a hand in everything, but magic was still very much a part of life. Such are the societal complexities and cont...
By Kim Rendfeld In Charlemagne's day, the monarch's personal life and politics were intertwined, and too many heirs presented a problem. God had a hand in everything, but magic was still very much a part of life. Such a...
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My Characters Lived In Moorish Spain
By  Lisa J. Yarde Would you believe that during the 700 hundred years of the Moorish period in Spain , Arabic was the predominant language of political courts and literature, Cordoba had paved streets and lighting at night, and trade with eastern Islamic so...
By Lisa J. Yarde Would you believe that during the 700 hundred years of the Moorish period in Spain , Arabic was the predominant language of political courts and literature, Cordoba had paved streets and lighting at night...
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The Art of the Decadents and the Bourgeois
  By  Laura Rahme Francois Boucher’s The Chinese Garden The downfall of the French monarchy during the Revolution of 1789 brought with it a new social order where art modes that were considered decadent and aristocratic were shunned. Through Revolution, pow...
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Dark Ages Slavery and the Battle for Souls
By  Kim Rendfeld Bishops in Carolingian Francia disliked the slave trade, but not for the reasons you might think. When Carolingian kings conquered a pagan land, it was an opportunity for Christian missionaries to spread the faith. That chance, along with m...
By Kim Rendfeld Bishops in Carolingian Francia disliked the slave trade, but not for the reasons you might think. When Carolingian kings conquered a pagan land, it was an opportunity for Christian missionaries to spre...
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My Characters Lived in Viking controlled Scotland
By  Michelle Styles My characters (or rather my current set of characters) live
in the Viking controlled Hebrides during the mid-9 th century. This
is when the expansion of the Vikings really took hold. It is when Norway, in
particular, became unified, push...
By Michelle Styles My characters (or rather my current set of characters) live in the Viking controlled Hebrides during the mid-9th century. This is when the expansion of the Vikings really took hold. It is when Norway, in ...
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My Characters Lived In 10th-Century Spain
This illumination from a circa-1175 Beatus of Liébana groups seven knights. By  Jessica Knauss  In Seven Noble Knights , Castilian warriors make raids in foreign territory and defend the frontier very close to home. A few days’ ride takes anyone from surviv...
This illumination from a circa-1175 Beatus of Liébana groups seven knights. By Jessica Knauss In Seven Noble Knights, Castilian warriors make raids in foreign territory and defend the frontier very close to home. A few d...
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Author Interview & Book Giveaway: Elisabeth Hobbes on THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE
This week, we're pleased to welcome author  ELISABETH HOBBES   with her latest release,   THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE . One lucky visitor will get a digital only copy of  The Blacksmith's Wife  - this giveaway is open internationally .  Be sure to leave your emai...
This week, we're pleased to welcome author ELISABETH HOBBES with her latest release, THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE. One lucky visitor will get a digital only copy of The Blacksmith's Wife - this giveaway is open internationally. Be ...
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Excerpt Thursday: THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE by Elisabeth Hobbes
This week, we're pleased to welcome author ELISABETH HOBBES   with her latest release,   THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE . Join us again on Sunday for an author interview, with more details about the story behind the story. One lucky visitor will get a digital only c...
This week, we're pleased to welcome author ELISABETH HOBBES with her latest release, THE BLACKSMITH'S WIFE. Join us again on Sunday for an author interview, with more details about the story behind the story. One lucky visit...
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Work
Employment
  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
    2005 - present
  • Chanel
    1998 - 2001
  • New York City Council
    2001 - 2002
  • New York County Lawyers Association
    2002 - 2005
Places
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Currently
New York
Previously
Barbados
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I'm a writer, blogger, book reviewer, techie and Twitter addict. When I'm not doing any of that stuff, I can usually be found chilling with the best nephews in the world or playing the Sims.
Introduction
I write historical fiction in the medieval period. My website is www.lisajyarde.com
Education
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    Political Science, 1993 - 1996
  • New York Law School
    Law, 1999 - 2001
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Gender
Female