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  1. William of Auvergne: On Morals

    William of Auvergne: On Morals [Paperback]

    Ronald J. Teske (Translator)


    ISBN: 9780888443052
    Published by : Pontifical Institute for Med Studs
    William of Auvergne, bishop of Paris from 1228 to his death in 1249, was not only one of the most prolific writers in philosophy and theology of the first half of the thirteenth century but also one of the first to use the new tra... .... Learn More
  2. Preaching, Building and Burying

    Preaching, Building and Burying: Friars in the Medieval City [Hardback]

    Caroline Bruzelius (Author)


    ISBN: 9780300203844
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Friars transformed the relationship of the church to laymen by taking religion outside to public and domestic spaces. Mendicant commitment to apostolic poverty bound friars to donors in an exchange of donations in return for inter... .... Learn More
  3. Romanesque Architecture

    Romanesque Architecture [Hardback]

    Eric Fernie (Author)


    ISBN: 9780300203547
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In a new addition to the Pelican History of Art series, leading architectural historian Eric Fernie presents a fascinating chronological survey of Romanesque architecture and the political systems that gave rise to the style. It i... .... Learn More
  4. The 'Obese Medieval Monk'

    The 'Obese Medieval Monk': A Multidisciplinary Study of a Stereotype [Paperback]

    Pip Patrick (Author)


    ISBN: 9781407312248
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR BS
    Volume: 590
    The purpose of this study is to explore, through a variety of approaches, the extent to which the stereotype of the ‘obese medieval monk’ is founded in truth. The work aims to determine the ‘antiquity’ of t... .... Learn More
  5. Religious Poverty, Visual Riches

    Religious Poverty, Visual Riches: Art in the Dominican Churches of Central Italy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries [Hardback]

    Joanna Cannon (Author)


    ISBN: 9780300187656
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Dominican friars of late-medieval Italy were vowed to a life of religious poverty. Yet their churches contained many visual riches, as this groundbreaking study reveals. Works by supreme practitioners - Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto... .... Learn More
  6. Why Can The Dead Do Such Great Things?

    Why Can The Dead Do Such Great Things?: Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation [Hardback]

    Robert Bartlett (Author)


    ISBN: 9780691159133
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    From its earliest centuries, one of the most notable features of Christianity has been the veneration of the saints - the holy dead. This sweepingly ambitious history from one of the world's leading medieval historians tells the f... .... Learn More
  7. Jocelin of Furness

    Jocelin of Furness: Proceedings of the 2011 Conference [Hardback]

    Clare Downham (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781907730337
    Published by : Paul Watkins
    The book is a major contribution to medieval studies and an important reassessment of early history of Furness, whose abbey, at the time of the Dissolution, was ranked the second wealthiest Cistercian site in England .... Learn More
  8. Satan the Heretic

    Satan the Heretic: The Birth of Demonology in the Medieval West [Paperback]

    Alain Boureau (Author)


    ISBN: 9780226100265
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    Before the end of the thirteenth century, theologians had little interest in demons, but with Thomas Aquinas and his formidable "Treatise on Evil" in 1272, everything changed. In Satan the Heretic, Alain Boureau trains h... .... Learn More
  9. Authorship and Publicity Before Print

    Authorship and Publicity Before Print: Jean Gerson and the Transformation of Late Medieval Learning [Paperback]

    Daniel Hobbins (Author)


    ISBN: 9780812222746
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Widely recognized by contemporaries as the most powerful theologian of his generation, Jean Gerson (1363-1429) dominated the stage of western Europe during a time of plague, fratricidal war, and religious schism. Daniel Hobbins argues for a new... .... Learn More
  10. Chronicles of the Investiture Contest

    Chronicles of the Investiture Contest: Frutolf of Michelsberg and his continuators [Hardback]

    T.J.H. McCarthy (Translator)


    ISBN: 9780719084690
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This book is the first English translation of one of the most significant chronicles of the Middle Ages. Written in Bamberg at the end of the eleventh century, Frutolf of Michelsberg's Chronicle offers a lively and vivid account o... .... Learn More

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