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  1. Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England

    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England [Hardback]

    Brandon Hawk (Author)

    Regular Price: £44.99

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    ISBN: 9781487503055
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Series: Toronto Anglo-Saxon Series
    Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England is the first in-depth study of Christian apocrypha focusing specifically on the use of extra-biblical narratives in Old English sermons. The work contributes to our understanding of both the prevalence an... .... Learn More
  2. Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society

    Perceptions of Femininity in Early Irish Society [Hardback]

    Helen Oxenham (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781783271160
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Was femininity in early Irish society perceived as weak and sinful, innately inferior to masculinity? Was it seen as powerful and dangerous, a threat to the peace and tranquility of male society? Or was there a more nuanced view, an understanding ... .... Learn More
  3. Classical Literature and Learning in Medieval Irish Narrative

    Classical Literature and Learning in Medieval Irish Narrative [Hardback]

    Ralph O'Connor (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781843843849
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    From the tenth century onwards, Irish scholars adapted Latin epics and legendary histories into the Irish language, including the Imtheachta Aeniasa, the earliest known adaptation of Virgil's Aeneid into any European vernacular; Togail Troí, a gra... .... Learn More
  4. The Name of the Saint

    The Name of the Saint [Hardback]

    Felice Lifshitz (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268033750
    Published by : Notre Dame University Press
    This book presents a detailed examination of the reception and recopying of the (apocryphal) Martyrology of Saint Jerome in the Early Middle Ages. The Martyrology comprises a calendrically organised list of names of saints, and offers a rahter dif... .... Learn More
  5. Old Irish Wisdom Attributed to Aldfrith of Northumbria

    Old Irish Wisdom Attributed to Aldfrith of Northumbria: An Edition of Briathra Flainn Fhina Maic Ossu [Hardback]

    Colin A. Ireland (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780866982474
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    An edition and english translation of an Old Irish text, comprising a series of three word maxims, attributed to King Aldfrith of Northumbria (ca. 685-705) under his Irish name Flann Fina. It seeks to demonstrate that these maxims represent a cohe... .... Learn More
  6. Poems of Alcimus Acdicius Avitus

    Poems of Alcimus Acdicius Avitus [Hardback]

    George W. Shea (Translator)

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    ISBN: 9780866982146
    Published by : Arizona State University
    Presents an English translation of the six poems of Avitus, the sixth century Bishop of Vienne, along with their two related prologues addressed to his brother-in-law Sidonius Apollinaris. The first five provide narratives on Biblical themes, the ... .... Learn More
  7. Matthew Parker and His Books

    Matthew Parker and His Books [Hardback]

    R. I. Page (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.50

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    ISBN: 9781879288201
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This book comprises the three Sanders Lectures delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1990, taking as their subject Matthew Parker, Master of Corpus Christi College Cambridge, and Archibishop of Canterbury to Elizabeth I. These lectures di... .... Learn More
  8. Iberian Fathers, Volume 2

    Iberian Fathers, Volume 2 [Hardback]

    Claude W. Barlow (Translator)

    Regular Price: £25.50

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    ISBN: 9780813200637
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    In this second volume of translations from the Iberian Fathers appear the works of two seventh-century writers. From the first of these, bishop Braulio of Saragossa, a figure in Visigothic literature second only to St. Isidore of Seville, comes an... .... Learn More

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