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  1. Repentant Abelard

    Repentant Abelard: Family, Gender, and Ethics in Peter Abelard's Carmen Ad Astralabium and Planctus [Hardback]

    Juanita Feros Ruys (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

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    ISBN: 9780312240028
    Published by : Palgrave
    The great medieval thinker Peter Abelard is renowned for his uncompromising and radical approach to ethics and theology, a towering public figure in twelfth-century schools and monasticism. The Repentant Abelard argues, however, that later in his ... .... Learn More
  2. Inventions, Discoveries and Machines

    Inventions, Discoveries and Machines [Paperback]

    Pierluigi Bassignana (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9788897644255
    Published by : CB Edizioni
    This book covers a crucial period of Italian history, that of the “Risorgimento” (the Resurgence period of Italian Independence) and the years following the unification, seen from an unusual perspective by Pierluigi Ba... .... Learn More
  3. Authorship and Publicity Before Print

    Authorship and Publicity Before Print [Paperback]

    Daniel Hobbins (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    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
  4. Mortgage of the Past

    Mortgage of the Past: Reshaping the Ancient Political Inheritance (1050-1300) [Hardback]

    Francis Oakley (Author)

    Regular Price: £52.00

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    ISBN: 9780300176339
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Francis Oakley continues his magisterial three-part history of the emergence of Western political thought during the Middle Ages with this second volume in the series. Here, Oakley explores kingship from the tenth century to the b... .... Learn More
  5. Leonardo and Anatomy

    Leonardo and Anatomy [Paperback]

    Sara Taglialagamba (Editor)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9788895686202
    Published by : CB Edizioni
    Leonardo's anatomical studies actually set themselves as an ideal meeting point between artistic and scientific interests because the study of the functioning of the body was essential for artistic practice in order to achieve the correct repr... .... Learn More
  6. John Buridan

    John Buridan [Hardback]

    Gyula Klima (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

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    ISBN: 9780195176223
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    A detailed introduction to the thought of John Buridan (c.1300-1362). Aside from the fact that he taught at the University of Paris and was twice its Rector, very little is known of Buridan's life, and the book thus focuses entirely on his writ... .... Learn More
  7. Baroque Painting in Malta

    Baroque Painting in Malta [Hardback]

    Keith Sciberras (Author); Joseph Borg (Author)

    £102.00

    ISBN: 9789993272496
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The story of Baroque painting in Malta reflects that of the Italian peninsula and, in many ways, can be directly integrated within it. In terms of quantity, the island was impressively prolific. In terms of quality, works vary tremendously. There ... .... Learn More
  8. Engaging with Nature

    Engaging with Nature: Essays on the Natural World in Medieval and Early Modern Europe [Paperback]

    Barbara Hanawalt (Editor); Lisa J. Kiser (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.50

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    ISBN: 9780268030834
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    This collection of essays looks at the interaction between humans and nature, at medieval ideas and conceptions of nature, and at the use of animals and the natural world as literary and cultural devices. Topics include the physical dependence ... .... Learn More
  9. Aspects of Power and Authority in the Middle Ages

    Aspects of Power and Authority in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Brenda Bolton (Author); C. E. Meek (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9782503527352
    Published by : Brepols
    18 essays based around the theme of the 2003 Leeds IMC. The papers are grouped under three headings. Image-Making looks at how power and authority were legitimised and represented, with essays on Charles I of Anjou, a comparative study of Cnut ... .... Learn More
  10. From Duccio's Maestà to Raphael's Transfiguration

    From Duccio's Maestà to Raphael's Transfiguration: Italian Altarpieces in Their Settings [Hardback]

    Christa Gardner Von Teuffel (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781899828937
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Christa Gardner von Teuffels studies of Italian altarpieces have provided fundamental insights concerning the original structure and setting of some of the canonical monuments of Italian late medieval and Renaissance painting. Studies of panel typ... .... Learn More

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