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  1. Tria sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose

    Tria sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose [Hardback]

    Martin Camargo (Editor)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674987531
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
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    The Tria sunt, named for its opening words, was a widely used and highly ambitious book composed in England in the late fourteenth century during a revival of interest in the art of poetry and prose. The backbone of this comprehensive guide to wr... .... Learn More
  2. The Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum

    The Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum [Hardback]

    Philippa Bright (Editor)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9780198205562
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Medieval Texts
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    This volume presents, for the first time, an edition and facing English translation of all of the stories that belong to the Anglo-Latin corpus of the immensely popular and influential collection of moralized stories from the Middle Ages, known as... .... Learn More
  3. Late Medieval Heresy: New Perspectives: Studies in Honor of Robert E. Lerner

    Late Medieval Heresy: New Perspectives: Studies in Honor of Robert E. Lerner [Hardback]

    Michael D. Bailey (Editor); Sean L. Field (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781903153826
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages
    Volume: v. 5
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    From the Gregorian reforms to the Protestant Reformation, heresies and heretics helped shape the religious, political and institutional structures of medieval Europe. Within this larger history of religious ferment, the late medieval period presen... .... Learn More
  4. Birds in Medieval English Poetry: Metaphors, Realities, Transformations

    Birds in Medieval English Poetry: Metaphors, Realities, Transformations [Hardback]

    Michael J. Warren (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845089
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Nature and Environment in the Middle Ages
    Volume: v. 2
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    Birds featured in many aspects of medieval people's lives, not least in their poetry. But despite their familiar presence in literary culture, it is still often assumed that these representations have little to do with the real natural world. By a... .... Learn More
  5. 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
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    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 dark... .... Learn More
  6. Middle English Lyrics: New Readings of Short Poems

    Middle English Lyrics: New Readings of Short Poems [Hardback]

    Julia Boffey (Editor); Christiania Whitehead (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844976
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    The body of short Middle English poems conventionally known as lyrics is characterized by wonderful variety. Taking many different forms, and covering an enormous number of subjects, these poems have proved at once attractive and challenging for m... .... Learn More
  7. The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints

    The Transmission of Medieval Romance: Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints [Hardback]

    Ad Putter (Editor); Judith Jefferson (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843845102
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    Series: Studies in Medieval Romance
    Volume: v. 21
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    Romances were immensely popular with medieval readers, as evidenced by their ubiquity in manuscripts and early print. The essays collected here deal with the textual transmission of medieval romances in England and Scotland, combining this with in... .... Learn More
  8. A Guide to Old Spanish

    A Guide to Old Spanish [Hardback]

    Steven N. Dworkin (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199687312
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    This book is a general introduction to the structures of the different medieval Romance vernaculars most commonly known as Old or Medieval Spanish, as preserved in texts from Spain from the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries. After discussing gen... .... Learn More
  9. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Waddell (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

    Special Price: £11.99

    ISBN: 9781785709753
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insight in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
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    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
  10. Angelo Poliziano: Greek and Latin Poetry

    Angelo Poliziano: Greek and Latin Poetry [Hardback]

    Peter E. Knox (Editor)

    £23.95

    ISBN: 9780674984578
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: The I Tatti Renaissance Library
    Volume: 86
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    Angelo Poliziano (1454–1494) was one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance and a leading figure in Florence during the Age of the Medici. His poetry, composed in a variety of meters, includes epigrams, elegies, and verse epistles, as well ... .... Learn More

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