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  1. Sins of the Tongue in the Medieval West: Sinful, Unethical, and Criminal Words in Middle Dutch (1300-1550)

    Sins of the Tongue in the Medieval West: Sinful, Unethical, and Criminal Words in Middle Dutch (1300-1550) [Hardback]

    Martine Veldhuizen (Author)

    £59.50

    ISBN: 9782503569468
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Utrecht Studies in Medieval Literacy
    Volume: 36
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    As modern medievalists have repeatedly established, harmful speech conduct (‘sins of the tongue’) aroused considerable interest among medieval authors. Lying, boasting, flattering, railing, backbiting, grumbling, false swearing, and garrulous... .... Learn More
  2. Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader

    Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader [Hardback]

    Rebecca Krug (Author)

    £53.50

    ISBN: 9781501705335
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Since its rediscovery in 1934, the fifteenth-century Book of Margery Kempe has become a canonical text for students of medieval Christian mysticism and spirituality. Its author was a fifteenth-century English laywoman who, after the birth of ... .... Learn More
  3. Saints, Shrines and Pilgrims

    Saints, Shrines and Pilgrims [Paperback]

    Roger Rosewell (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780747814023
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Shire Library
    Volume: 797
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In the Middle Ages, it was thought that praying at the right shrine could save you from just about anything, from madness and famine to false imprisonment and even shipwreck. Kingdoms, cities, and even individual trades had patron saints that woul... .... Learn More
  4. The Cult of Saints and the Virgin Mary in Medieval Scotland

    The Cult of Saints and the Virgin Mary in Medieval Scotland [Hardback]

    Stephen Ian Boardman (Editor); Eila Williamson (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781783272464
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
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    This volume examines the phenomena of the cult of saints and Marian devotion as they were manifested in Scotland, ranging from the early medieval period to the sixteenth century. It combines general surveys of the development of the study of ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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. Devotional Literature and Practice in Medieval England: Readers, Reading, and Reception

    Devotional Literature and Practice in Medieval England: Readers, Reading, and Reception [Hardback]

    C Annette Grise (Editor); Susan Uselmann (Editor); Kathryn R Vulic (Editor)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9782503530291
    Published by : Brepols
    This volume recognises that religious writings care deeply about how devotional reading takes place, providing models for improving reading as a way of improving one’s ability to worship. The abundant evidence from medieval England suggests a... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. The Cult of St Erik in Medieval Sweden: Veneration of a Royal Saint, Twelfth-Sixteenth Centuries

    The Cult of St Erik in Medieval Sweden: Veneration of a Royal Saint, Twelfth-Sixteenth Centuries [Hardback]

    Christian Oertel (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9782503555072
    Published by : Brepols
    In this first comprehensive monograph on St Erik, the author follows the cult of the Swedish royal saint from its obscure beginnings in the twelfth century up to its climax in the time of the Kalmar Union (1397‒1523). The focus of the book li... .... Learn More

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