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  1. Pope Gregory IX (1227-41)

    Pope Gregory IX (1227-41) [Hardback]

    Christoph Egger (Editor); Dr. Damian J. Smith (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9781409441847
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West
    As Cardinal Hugolino and as pope, Gregory was one of the dominant figures in the history of the papacy of the High Middle Ages. His pontificate was a key stage in the development of papal relations with many of the realms of Christendom, as well a... .... Learn More
  2. English Aristocratic Women and the Fabric of Piety, 1450-1550

    English Aristocratic Women and the Fabric of Piety, 1450-1550 [Hardback]

    Barbara Harris (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789462985988
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Gendering the Late Medieval and Early Modern World
    Volume: 2
    The role played by women in the evolution of religious art and architecture has been largely neglected. This study of upper-class women in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries corrects that oversight, uncovering the active role they undertook in ... .... Learn More
  3. Learned Families, Scholarly Networks and Sites of Native Learning in Late Medieval Thomond

    Learned Families, Scholarly Networks and Sites of Native Learning in Late Medieval Thomond [Hardback]

    Luke McInerney (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9781846827327
    Published by : Four Courts Press
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    This study explores the learned Gaelic families (poets, historians and physicians) and the context in which they lived. A wide-ranging survey, it looks at the landholdings and structures of individual learned families that were settled in Thomond ... .... Learn More
  4. Burchard of Mount Sion, O. P.: Descriptio Terrae Sanctae

    Burchard of Mount Sion, O. P.: Descriptio Terrae Sanctae [Hardback]

    John R. Bartlett (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198789512
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Medieval Texts
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    In his 'Description of the Holy Land', written in Latin around 1283, the Dominican Burchard explores the land in a series of itineraries starting from Acre in the north, and then from Jerusalem in the south. His particular concern is to identify a... .... Learn More
  5. The Miracle of Amsterdam: Biography of a Contested Devotion

    The Miracle of Amsterdam: Biography of a Contested Devotion [Hardback]

    Charles Caspers (Author); Peter Jan Margry (Author)

    £71.50

    ISBN: 9780268105655
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
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    The Miracle of Amsterdam presents a "cultural biography" of a Dutch devotional manifestation. According to tradition, on the night of March 15, 1345, a Eucharistic host thrown into a burning fireplace was found intact hours later. A chapel was ere... .... Learn More
  6. Johannes de Hauvilla: Architrenius

    Johannes de Hauvilla: Architrenius [Hardback]

    Winthrop Wetherbee (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674988156
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    Volume: 55
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    Architrenius, a satirical allegory in dactylic hexameters completed in 1184 by the Norman poet Johannes de Hauvilla, follows the journey of its eponymous protagonist, the "arch-weeper," who stands in for an emerging class of educated professionals... .... Learn More
  7. Chaucer and Religious Controversies in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras

    Chaucer and Religious Controversies in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras [Paperback]

    Nancy Bradley Warren (Author)

    £49.50

    ISBN: 9780268105822
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Series: ReFormations: Medieval and Early Modern
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    Chaucer and Religious Controversies in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras adopts a comparative, boundary-crossing approach to consider one of the most canonical of literary figures, Geoffrey Chaucer. The idea that Chaucer is an international write... .... Learn More
  8. Theater of the Word: Selfhood in the English Morality Play

    Theater of the Word: Selfhood in the English Morality Play [Paperback]

    Julie Paulson (Author)

    £49.50

    ISBN: 9780268104627
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
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    In Theater of the Word:Selfhood in the English Morality Play, Julie Paulson sheds new light on medieval constructions of the self as they emerge from within a deeply sacramental culture. The book examines the medieval morality play, a genre that e... .... Learn More
  9. New Discourses in Medieval Canon Law Research: Challenging the Master Narrative

    New Discourses in Medieval Canon Law Research: Challenging the Master Narrative [Hardback]

    Christof Rolker (Editor)

    £128.00

    ISBN: 9789004389939
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval Law and Its Practice
    Volume: 28
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    New Discourses in Medieval Canon Law Research offers a new narrative for medieval canon law history which avoids the pitfall of teleological explanations by taking seriously the multiplicity of legal development in the Middle Ages and the divergen... .... Learn More
  10. A Companion to Heresy Inquisitions

    A Companion to Heresy Inquisitions [Hardback]

    Donald Prudlo (Editor)

    £199.00

    ISBN: 9789004360907
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition
    Volume: 85
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    Inquisitions of heresy have long fascinated both specialists and non-specialists. A Companion to Heresy Inquisitions presents a synthesis of the immense amount of scholarship generated about these institutions in recent years. The volume offers ... .... Learn More

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