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  1. Women Intellectuals and Leaders in the Middle Ages

    Women Intellectuals and Leaders in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Kathryn Kerby-Fulton(Editor); Katie Bugyis(Editor); John Van Engen(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781843845553
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Medieval women were normally denied access to public educational institutions, and so also denied the gateways to most leadership positions. Modern scholars have therefore naturally tended to study learned women either as anomalies, and more gener... .... Learn More
  2. The Manuscript and Meaning of Malory's Morte Darthur

    The Manuscript and Meaning of Malory's Morte Darthur: Rubrication, Commemoration, Memorialization [Paperback]

    K.S. Whetter(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781843845638
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Arthurian Studies
    Volume: Volume 84
    The red-ink names that decorate the Winchester manuscript of Malory's Morte Darthur are striking; yet until now, no-one has asked why the rubrication exists. This book explores the uniqueness and thematic significance of the physical layout... .... Learn More
  3. Doctrina pueril

    Doctrina pueril: A Primer for the Medieval World [Paperback]

    Ramon Llull(Author); John Dagenais(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781855663091
    Published by : Barcino-Tamesis
    Series: Textos B
    Volume: Volume 61
    Ramon Llull wrote the Doctrina pueril between 1274 and 1276 to provide minimum knowledge to those people---children, but also adults---who did not have the opportunity to acquire a sufficient doctrinal and intellectual education. In the lat... .... Learn More
  4. Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland

    Magic, Metallurgy and Imagination in Medieval Ireland: Three Studies [Paperback]

    John Carey(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781891271281
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 21
    This book is a study of the rich and fascinating traditions found in early Irish literature concerning smiths and the fashioning of metal. The smith had a special status within the traditional societies of early Ireland and elsewhe... .... Learn More
  5. The Chronology and Canon of Ælfric of Eynsham

    The Chronology and Canon of Ælfric of Eynsham [Hardback]

    Aaron J. Kleist(Author); Aaron J Kleist(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781843845331
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 37
    A thousand years and more ago, with Vikings ravaging the coastlines and the millennium drawing nigh, a monk named Ælfric embarked on studies that would make him the most erudite, prolific, and influential author writing in En... .... Learn More
  6. RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo

    RACTA 2018: Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo [Paperback]

    Chiara Cecalupo(Editor); Giovanna Assunta Lanzetta(Editor); Priscilla Ralli(Editor)

    $72.00

    ISBN: 9781789691740
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    RACTA (Ricerche di Archeologia Cristiana, Tardantichità e Altomedioevo) was the first international conference for PhD students of Christian Archaeology. It took place in Rome in February 2018, hosted by Pontificio Istituto ... .... Learn More
  7. The Faust Tales of Christoph Rosshirt

    The Faust Tales of Christoph Rosshirt: A Critical Edition with Commentary [Hardback]

    J.M. van der Laan(Author); J. M. van der Laan(Author)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781640140431
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 203
    The Faust legend, which has come down to us most famously in Goethe's tragedy but also in countless other incarnations since the late sixteenth century, was first collected and presented as a cohesive narrative (in manuscript) by Christoph Rosshir... .... Learn More
  8. Fontane in the Twenty-First Century

    Fontane in the Twenty-First Century [Hardback]

    John B. Lyon(Editor); Brian Tucker(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781640140097
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 201
    Theodor Fontane remains a canonical figure in German literature, the most important representative of poetic realism, and likely the best German-language novelist between Goethe and Mann, yet scholarly attention to his works often ... .... Learn More
  9. Copernicus Banned

    Copernicus Banned: The entangled matter of the anti-copernican decree of 1616 [Hardback]

    Natacha Fabbri(Editor); Federica Favino(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788822265845
    Published by : Ad Ilissum
    This book, consisting of nine essays on the causes, on the figures involved and on the consequences of the decree, sheds light on various philosophical, theological, political and cultural aspects of the discussions that arose around the ‘te... .... Learn More
  10. A Companion to the Works of Hermann Broch

    A Companion to the Works of Hermann Broch [Hardback]

    Graham Bartram(Editor); Sarah McGaughey(Editor); Galin Tihanov(Editor)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781571135414
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 200
    Hermann Broch (1886-1951) is best known for his two major modernist works, The Sleepwalkers (3 vols., 1930-1932) and The Death of Virgil (1945), which frame a lifetime of ethical, cultural, political, and social thought. A textile ma... .... Learn More

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