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  1. The Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum

    The Anglo-Latin Gesta Romanorum [Hardback]

    Philippa Bright (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9780198205562
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Medieval Texts
    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
  2. The City Lament: Jerusalem across the Medieval Mediterranean

    The City Lament: Jerusalem across the Medieval Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Tamar M. Boyadjian (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9781501730535
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Poetic elegies for lost or fallen cities are seemingly as old as cities themselves. In the Judeo-Christian tradition, this genre finds its purest expression in the Book of Lamentations, which mourns the destruction of Jerusalem; in Arabic, this ge... .... Learn More
  3. Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages

    Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Michael D. Barbezat (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781501716805
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Burning Bodies interrogates the ideas that the authors of historical and theological texts in the medieval West associated with the burning alive of Christian heretics. Michael Barbezat traces these instances from the eleventh century until the ad... .... Learn More
  4. Virgin Whore

    Virgin Whore [Hardback]

    Emma Maggie Solberg (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781501730337
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In Virgin Whore, Emma Maggie Solberg uncovers a surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary's sexuality. Although history is narrated as a progressive loss of innocence, the Mado... .... 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
    "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
  6. Tristernagh Priory, Co. Westmeath: Colonial monasticism in medieval Ireland

    Tristernagh Priory, Co. Westmeath: Colonial monasticism in medieval Ireland [Paperback]

    Tadhg O'Keeffe (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9781846827181
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    Series: Maynooth Studies in Local History
    Little remains of the Augustinian priory of Tristernagh, Co. Westmeath, founded by Geoffrey de Costentin around the year 1200 and dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Its domestic buildings were apparently lost in the two centuries after its diss... .... Learn More
  7. St. Hildegard of Bingen: The Book of Divine Works

    St. Hildegard of Bingen: The Book of Divine Works [Hardback]

    Nathaniel M. Campbell (Editor)

    £47.50

    ISBN: 9780813231297
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Series: The Fathers of the Church Mediaeval Continuation Series
    Declared a Doctor of the Church in 2012, St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) is one of the most remarkable figures of medieval Latin Christianity. A visionary theologian and prophetic reformer, as well as composer, artist, and natural scientist, h... .... Learn More
  8. Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela

    Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela [Paperback]

    Bernadette Cunningham (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9781846827297
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    There has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. In this book the author reveals a story of a much longer connection between Ireland and the pilgrimage than previously thought. Stories of men and women wh... .... Learn More
  9. Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

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

    Matthew Gabriele (Editor)

    £29.99

    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
  10. Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity

    Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity [Hardback]

    Eamon Duffy (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781472953230
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    In these vivid and approachable essays Eamon Duffy engages with some of the central aspects of Western religion in the thousand years between the decline of pagan Rome and the rise of the Protestant Reformation. In the process he opens windows on ... .... Learn More

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