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  1. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

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

    John Munns (Author)

    £69.59

    ISBN: 9781783271269
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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  2. Elf Queens and Holy Friars

    Elf Queens and Holy Friars: Fairy Beliefs and the Medieval Church [Hardback]

    Richard Firth Green (Author)

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9780812248432
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
     In Elf Queens and Holy Friars Richard Firth Green investigates an important aspect of medieval culture that has been largely ignored by modern literary scholarship: the omnipresent belief in fairyland. Taking as his starting point the a... .... Learn More
  3. The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment

    The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment [Hardback]

    Henry Ansgar Kelly (Author)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780812248340
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In the last quarter of the fourteenth century, the complete Old and New Testaments were translated from Latin into English, first very literally, and then revised into a more fluent, less Latinate style. This outstanding achievement, the Midd... .... Learn More
  4. Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church

    Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women Rules and Resistance [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Mooney (Author)

    £42.50

    ISBN: 9780812248173
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In a work based on a meticulous analysis of sources, many of them previously unexplored, Catherine M. Mooney upends the received account of Clare of Assisi's founding of the Order of San Damiano, or Poor Clares. Mooney offers instead a stark ... .... Learn More
  5. The Talents of Jacopo da Varagine: A Genoese Mind in Medieval Europe

    The Talents of Jacopo da Varagine: A Genoese Mind in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Steven A. Epstein (Author)

    £39.95

    ISBN: 9781501700507
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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  6. 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
  7. Peter the Venerable: Writings Against the Saracens

    Peter the Venerable: Writings Against the Saracens [Hardback]

    I. M. Resnick (Translator)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813228594
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Robert of Arbrissel (d. 1117) once named Cluny among the chief holy places of Christendom-just after Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Rome. When Peter the Venerable (d. 1156) became the ninth abbot of Cluny in 1122, Cluny had thousands of monks in t... .... Learn More
  8. The Cult of St Edmund in Medieval East Anglia

    The Cult of St Edmund in Medieval East Anglia [Hardback]

    Rebecca Pinner (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781783270354
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    St Edmund, king and martyr, supposedly killed by Danes (or "Vikings") in 869, was one of the pre-eminent saints of the middle ages; his cult was favoured and patronised by several English kings, and gave rise to a rich array of visu... .... Learn More
  9. Apocalyptic Cartography

    Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript [Hardback]

    Ilya Dines (Author); Chet Van Duzer (Author)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9789004304536
    Published by : BRILL
    In Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript, Chet Van Duzer and Ilya Dines analyse Huntington Library HM 83, an unstudied manuscript produced in Lübeck, Germany. The manuscript contains... .... Learn More
  10. Painting the Hortus Deliciarum: Medieval Women Wisdom and Time

    Painting the Hortus Deliciarum: Medieval Women Wisdom and Time [Hardback]

    Danielle Joyner (Author)

    £63.95

    ISBN: 9780271070889
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Between 1170 and 1190 in Alsace, Abbess Herrad compiled for her canonesses an elaborate manuscript, the Hortus deliciarum, which combined resplendent images with quotations from more than fifty texts to portray a history of the Christian chur... .... Learn More

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