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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. 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. Peter the Venerable: Writings Against the Saracens

    Peter the Venerable: Writings Against the Saracens [Hardback]

    I. M. Resnick (Translator)

    £40.50

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

    Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium [Hardback]

    John Howe (Author)

    £29.95

    ISBN: 9780801452895
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in thehistory of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement established the ecclesiastical structure that would en... .... Learn More
  8. Eating Beauty: The Eucharist and the Spiritual Arts of the Middle Ages

    Eating Beauty: The Eucharist and the Spiritual Arts of the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Ann W. Astell (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9781501704345
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In a remarkable book that is at once learned, startlingly original, and highly personal, Ann W. Astell explores the ambiguity of the phrase “eating beauty.” The phrase evokes the destruction of beauty, the devouring mouth of the grave, the mo... .... Learn More
  9. The Scottish Legendary

    The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration [Hardback]

    Eva Von Contzen (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780719095962
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This is the first book-length study of the Scottish Legendary of the late fourteenth century. the only extant collection of saints’ lives in the vernacular from medieval Scotland, the work scrutinises the dynamics of hagiographic narration, i... .... Learn More
  10. Cathars in Question

    Cathars in Question [Hardback]

    Antonio Sennis (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153680
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
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