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  1. Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1

    Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Alison Stones (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597377
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 1
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Alison Stones has taught History of Art and Architecture in the USA since 1969 and has enjoyed Visiting Fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris. She is a specialist in illuminated manuscripts, co-authoring Les Manuscrits de... .... Learn More
  2. The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object

    The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object [Hardback]

    Cynthia Hahn (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781780236551
    Published by : Reaktion Books
    From skeletons to strips of cloth to little pieces of dust, reliquaries can be found in many forms, and while sometimes they may seem grotesque on their surface, they are nonetheless invested with great spiritual and memorial value. In this b... .... Learn More
  3. Song of the Distant Dove

    Song of the Distant Dove [Hardback]

    Raymond P. Scheindlin (Author)

    £32.49

    ISBN: 9780195315424
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Judah Halevi (ca 1085-1141), the best-known and most beloved of premodern Hebrew poets, abandoned his home and family in Spain and spent the last year of his life traveling to the Land of Israel, where he hoped to die amid its sacred ruins. T... .... Learn More
  4. The Cistercians in the Middle Ages

    The Cistercians in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Janet Burton (Author); Julie Kerr (Author)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781783271207
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The Cistercians (White Monks) were the most successful monastic experiment to emerge from the tumultuous intellectual and religious fervour of the eleventh and twelfth centuries. By around 1150 they had established houses the length and bread... .... Learn More
  5. Cathars in Question

    Cathars in Question [Hardback]

    Antonio Sennis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £48.00

    ISBN: 9781903153680
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Cathars have long been regarded as posing the most organised challenge to orthodox Catholicism in the medieval West, even as a "counter-Church" to orthodoxy in southern France and northern Italy. Their beliefs, understood to be insp... .... Learn More
  6. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

    Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England: Theology, Imagery, Devotion [Hardback]

    John Munns (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £48.00

    ISBN: 9781783271269
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The twelfth century has long been recognised as a period of unusual vibrancy and importance, witnessing seminal changes in the inter-related spheres of theology, devotional practice, and iconography, especially with regard to the cross and th... .... Learn More
  7. Lordship and Faith:

    Lordship and Faith:: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Nigel Saul (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198706199
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Lordship and Faith takes as its subject the many hundreds of parish churches built in England in the Middle Ages by the gentry, the knights and esquires, and the lords of country manors. Nigel Saul uses lordly engagement with the parish churc... .... Learn More
  8. The Church in Fourteenth Century Iceland

    The Church in Fourteenth Century Iceland [Hardback]

    Erika Sigurdson (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789004301177
    Published by : BRILL
    In The Church in Fourteenth Century Iceland, Erika Sigurdson provides a history of the fourteenth-century Icelandic Church with a focus on the the social status of elite clerics following the introduction of benefices to Iceland. In this peri... .... Learn More
  9. Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures, 1200-1450

    Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures, 1200-1450 [Hardback]

    Constant J. Mews (Editor); Anna Welch (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472437327
    Published by : Routledge
    Ever since the time of Francis of Assisi, a commitment to voluntary poverty has been a controversial aspect of religious life. This volume explores the interaction between poverty and religious devotion in the mendicant orders between the thi... .... Learn More
  10. Pope Innocent II (1130-43)

    Pope Innocent II (1130-43): The World vs the City [Hardback]

    John Doran (Editor); Damian J. Smith (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781472421098
    Published by : Routledge
    The pontificate of Innocent II (1130-1143) has long been recognized as a watershed in the history of the papacy, marking the transition from the age of reform to the so-called papal monarchy, when an earlier generation of idealistic reformers... .... Learn More

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