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  1. 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
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    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
  2. The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

    The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe [Paperback]

    E. M. Rose (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9780190679194
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    In 1144, the mutilated body of William of Norwich, a young apprentice leatherworker, was found abandoned outside the city's walls. The boy bore disturbing signs of torture, and a story spread that it was a ritual murder, performed by Jews in imita... .... Learn More
  3. 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
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    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
  4. Tales in Context: Sefer Ha-Ma'asim in Medieval Northern France

    Tales in Context: Sefer Ha-Ma'asim in Medieval Northern France [Hardback]

    Rella Kushelevsky (Author)

    £88.50

    ISBN: 9780814342718
    Published by : Wayne State University Press
    Series: Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology
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    In the thirteenth century, an anonymous scribe compiled sixty-nine tales that became Sefer ha-ma’asim, the earliest compilation of Hebrew tales known to us in Western Europe. The author writes that the stories encompass "descriptions of herbs... .... Learn More
  5. Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussion, Implementation, and Consequences of Dominican Legislation

    Making and Breaking the Rules: Discussion, Implementation, and Consequences of Dominican Legislation [Hardback]

    Cornelia Linde (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9780198800972
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Studies of the German Historical Institute, London
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    The Dominican Order's exponential growth in the first decades of its existence brought with it the challenges of providing a stable organizational framework for the order and its members, and maintaining unity and cohesion, from local to provincia... .... Learn More
  6. The Material Text in Wycliffite Biblical Scholarship

    The Material Text in Wycliffite Biblical Scholarship: Inscription and Sacred Truth [Hardback]

    David Lavinsky (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781783272549
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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     The reform movement known variously as Wycliffism or Lollardy is now a familiar feature of the premodern intellectual and religious landscape. But even though "heresy" has migrated to the forefront of medieval studies in recent dec... .... Learn More
  7. Medieval Romance: The Aesthetics of Possibility

    Medieval Romance: The Aesthetics of Possibility [Hardback]

    James Knapp (Author); Peggy A. Knapp (Author)

    £51.99

    ISBN: 9781487501914
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
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    Widely heard and read throughout the middle ages, romance literature has persisted for centuries and has lately re-emerged in the form of speculative fiction, inviting readers to step out of the actual world and experience the intriguing pleasure ... .... Learn More
  8. Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de'Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women and Art in 15th-century Rome

    Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de'Specchi, 1400-1500: Religious Women and Art in 15th-century Rome [Hardback]

    Suzanne Scanlan (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9789462983991
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Visual and Material Culture, 1300-1700
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    In the fifteenth century, the Oblates of Santa Francesca Romana, a fledgling community of religious women in Rome, commissioned an impressive array of artwork for their newly acquired living quarters, the Tor de'Specchi. The imagery focused overwh... .... Learn More
  9. Chaucer's Decameron and the Origin of the CanterburyTales

    Chaucer's Decameron and the Origin of the CanterburyTales [Hardback]

    Frederick M. Biggs (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9781843844754
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
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    A possible direct link between the two greatest literary collections of the fourteenth century, Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, has long tantalized readers because these works share many stories, which are, moreover, placed i... .... Learn More
  10. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced

    Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced [Hardback]

    Connie L. Scarborough (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9789089648754
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability
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    This book is one of the first to examine medieval Spanish canonical works for their portrayals of disability in relationship to theological teachings, legal precepts, and medical knowledge. Connie L. Scarborough shows that physical impairments wer... .... Learn More

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