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  1. Medieval Romance: The Aesthetics of Possibility

    Medieval Romance: The Aesthetics of Possibility [Hardback]

    James Knapp (Author); Peggy A. Knapp (Author)

    £51.99

    ISBN: 9781487501914
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
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    Widely heard and read throughout the middle ages, romance literature has persisted for centuries and has lately re-emerged in the form of speculative fiction, inviting readers to step out of the actual world and experience the intriguing pleasure ... .... Learn More
  2. Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment

    Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment: Religion, Kulte und Rituale in der mittelalterlichen bäuerlichen Umgebung | Réligion, cultes et rituels au milieu rural médiéval [Paperback]

    Christiane Bis-Worch (Editor); Claudia Theune (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789088904868
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: RURALIA
    Volume: XI
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    The study of belief, faith and religious practices can provide a deep insight into historical societies, whether Christian, Muslim, Jewish or pagan. They form a constant of human behaviour. Through religion, cult and rituals, multi-layered and com... .... Learn More
  3. Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment

    Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment: Religion, Kulte und Rituale in der mittelalterlichen bäuerlichen Umgebung | Réligion, cultes et rituels au milieu rural médiéval [Hardback]

    Christiane Bis-Worch (Editor); Claudia Theune (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088904875
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: RURALIA
    Volume: XI
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The study of belief, faith and religious practices can provide a deep insight into historical societies, whether Christian, Muslim, Jewish or pagan. They form a constant of human behaviour. Through religion, cult and rituals, multi-layered and com... .... Learn More
  4. Giannozzo Manetti: Against the Jews and the Gentiles: Books I-IV

    Giannozzo Manetti: Against the Jews and the Gentiles: Books I-IV [Hardback]

    Stefano U. Baldassarri (Editor); Daniela Pagliara (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674974975
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library
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    Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated humanist orator, historian, philosopher, and scholar of the early Renaissance. Son of a wealthy Florentine merchant, he participated actively in the public life of the Florentine republic and embraced... .... Learn More
  5. Giovanni Boccaccio: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books vi X

    Giovanni Boccaccio: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods, Volume 2: Books vi X [Hardback]

    Jon Solomon (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674975590
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library
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    Genealogy of the Pagan Gods by Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375) is an ambitious work of humanistic scholarship whose goal is to plunder ancient and medieval literary sources so as to create a massive synthesis of Greek and Roman mythology. The work ... .... Learn More
  6. Religion, Time and Memorial Culture in Late Medieval Ripon

    Religion, Time and Memorial Culture in Late Medieval Ripon [Hardback]

    Stephen Werronen (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780861933457
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    Ripon Minster was St Wilfrid's church, and its vast parish at the edge of the Yorkshire dales was his domain, his memory living on among the people of his parish centuries after his death. Wilfrid was a saint for all seasons: his three feast ... .... Learn More
  7. Vernacular Translators in Quattrocento Italy: Scribal Culture, Authority, and Agency

    Vernacular Translators in Quattrocento Italy: Scribal Culture, Authority, and Agency [Hardback]

    Andrea Rizzi (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9782503567853
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies
    Volume: 26
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    This book provides a richly documented study of vernacular translators as agents within the literary culture of Italy during the fifteenth century. Through a fresh and careful examination of these early modern translators, Rizzi shows how hum... .... Learn More
  8. Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalonia

    Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalonia [Hardback]

    Michelle Armstrong-Partida (Author)

    £57.50

    ISBN: 9781501707735
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. In Defiant Priests, Michelle Armstrong-Partida uses evidence fr... .... Learn More
  9. Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

    Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy [Hardback]

    Sally Mayall Brasher (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781526119285
    Published by : Manchester University Press
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    This is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive examination of the hospital movement that arose and prospered in northern Italy between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries. Throughout this flourishing urbanised area hundreds of indepe... .... Learn More
  10. In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France

    In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France [Hardback]

    Peggy McCracken (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9780226458922
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
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    In medieval literature, when humans and animals meet whether as friends or foes issues of mastery and submission are often at stake. In the Skin of a Beast shows how the concept of sovereignty comes to the fore in such narratives, reflecting large... .... Learn More

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