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  1. Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things

    Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things [Paperback]

    Calvin. B. Kendall (Translator); Faith Wallis (Translator)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781781382943
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    For scholars in the European Middle Ages, Isidore, bishop of Seville (560? - 636) was one of the most influential authorities for understanding he natural world. Isidore's On the Nature of Things is the first work on natural science by a Chri... .... Learn More
  2. Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society

    Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society [Hardback]

    Helen Oxenham (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783271160
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Was femininity in early Irish society perceived as weak and sinful, innately inferior to masculinity? Was it seen as powerful and dangerous, a threat to the peace and tranquility of male society? Or was there a more nuanced view, an understan... .... Learn More
  3. Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD

    Western Perspectives on the Mediterranean: Cultural Transfer in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 400-800 AD [Paperback]

    Andreas Fischer (Editor); I. N. Wood (Editor)

    £24.99

    ISBN: 9781474269209
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Based on close analyses of contemporary texts, and backed by an examination of the origins of the elements transferred and of the process of transmission, the contributors to this volume focus on the perception and adaptation of knowledge and... .... Learn More
  4. The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558

    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature: Volume 1: 800-1558 [Hardback]

    Rita Copeland (Editor)

    £170.00

    ISBN: 9780199587230
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature (OHCREL) is designed to offer a comprehensive investigation of the numerous and diverse ways in which literary texts of the classical world have stimulated responses and refashio... .... Learn More
  5. Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things

    Isidore of Seville: On the Nature of Things [Hardback]

    Calvin. B. Kendall (Translator); Faith Wallis (Translator)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781781382936
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    For scholars in the European Middle Ages, Isidore, bishop of Seville (560? - 636) was one of the most influential authorities for understanding he natural world. Isidore's On the Nature of Things is the first work on natural science by a Chri... .... Learn More
  6. Understanding Celtic Religions

    Understanding Celtic Religions: Revisiting the Pagan Past [Hardback]

    Katja Ritari (Editor); Alexandra Begholm (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781783167920
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    Although it has long been acknowledged that the early Irish literary corpus preserves both pre-Christian and Christian elements, the challenges involved in the understanding of these different strata have not been subjected to critical examin... .... Learn More
  7. Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation [Hardback]

    Helen Gittos (Editor); Sarah Hamilton (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781409451501
    Published by : Ashgate
    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the ... .... Learn More
  8. Gregory of Tours: Lives and Miracles

    Gregory of Tours: Lives and Miracles [Hardback]

    Giselle De Nie (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674088450
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Gregory of Tours served as bishop of Tours, then a city in the Frankish kingdom, from 563 to 594. Acclaimed by the French as “the father of our history” on account of his History of the Franks, he also wrote stories ab... .... Learn More
  9. Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages

    Dreams and Visions in the Early Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Jesse Keskiaho (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107082137
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Dreams and visions played important roles in the Christian cultures of the early Middle Ages. But not only did tradition and authoritative texts teach that some dreams were divine, some also pointed out that this was not always t... .... Learn More
  10. The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe

    The Resources of the Past in Early Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Clemens Gantner (Editor); Rosamund McKitterick (Editor); Sven Meeder (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107091719
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This volume analyses the importance of history, the textual resources of the past and the integration of Christian and imperial Rome into the cultural memory of early medieval Europe within the wider question of identity formation... .... Learn More

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