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  1. St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire: Volume 1, History, Archaeology and Architecture [eBook (PDF)]

    Warwick Rodwell(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842176412
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, is a redundant medieval church in the care of English Heritage. As a result of a major programme of research carried out between 1978 and 2007, it is now the most intensively studied parish church in the UK. Excavat... .... Learn More
  2. On the Darkness of the Will

    On the Darkness of the Will [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771569
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    "For the will desires not to be dark, and this very desire causes the darkness” (Jacob Boehme). Moving through the fundamental question of this paradox, this book offers a constellation of theoretical and critical essays that shed light on the dar... .... Learn More
  3. Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Matthew Gabriele (Editor)

    Regular Price: £29.99

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    ISBN: 9781138684041
    Published by : Routledge
    Apocalypse and Reform provides a range of perspectives on what reformist apocalypticism meant for the formation of Medieval Europe, from the Fall of Rome to the Twelfth-Century. This book challenges accepted narratives about both the development o... .... Learn More
  4. Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1

    Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Alison Stones (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597377
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 1
    Alison Stones has taught History of Art and Architecture in the USA since 1969 and has enjoyed Visiting Fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris. She is a specialist in illuminated manuscripts, co-authoring Les Manuscrits de... .... Learn More
  5. Miracles in Medieval Canonization Processes: Structures, Functions, and Methodologies

    Miracles in Medieval Canonization Processes: Structures, Functions, and Methodologies [Hardback]

    Sari Katajala-Peltomaa (Editor); Christian Krotzl (Editor)

    Regular Price: £68.00

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    ISBN: 9782503573137
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: International Medieval Research
    Volume: 23
    When a beneficiary or an eye-witness to a miracle met a scribe at a saint’s shrine or a notary at a canonization hearing, it was necessary to establish that the experience was miraculous. Later, the same incident may have been re-told by the clerg... .... Learn More
  6. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Waddell (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709753
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insights in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
    The aim of this book is to promote the thesis that myth may illuminate archaeology and that on occasion archaeology may shed light on myth. Medieval Irish literature is rich in mythic themes and some of these are used as a starting point. Some myt... .... Learn More
  7. The Oxford History of Life-Writing: Volume 1. The Middle Ages

    The Oxford History of Life-Writing: Volume 1. The Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Karen A. Winstead (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780198707035
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford History of Life-Writing
    The Oxford History of Life-Writing: Volume 1: The Middle Ages explores the richness and variety of life-writing from late Antiquity to the threshold of the Renaissance. During the Middle Ages, writers from Bede to Chaucer were thinking about life ... .... Learn More
  8. Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France

    Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France [Hardback]

    Tracy Adams (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.95

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    ISBN: 9780271050713
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    In Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France, Tracy Adams offers a reevaluation of Christine de Pizan's literary engagement with contemporary politics. Adams locates Christine's works within a detailed narrative of the complex history of the dis... .... Learn More
  9. Carmina Burana, Volume II

    Carmina Burana, Volume II [Hardback]

    David A. Traill (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780674980976
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    Carmina Burana, literally “Songs from Beuern,” is named after the village where the manuscript was found. The songbook consists of nearly 250 poems, on subjects ranging from sex and gambling to crusades and corruption. Compiled in the thirteenth c... .... Learn More
  10. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced

    Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced [Hardback]

    Connie L. Scarborough (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

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    ISBN: 9789089648754
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability
    This book is one of the first to examine medieval Spanish canonical works for their portrayals of disability in relationship to theological teachings, legal precepts, and medical knowledge. Connie L. Scarborough shows that physical impairments wer... .... Learn More

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