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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. Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1

    Studies in Arthurian Illustration Volume 1 [Hardback]

    Alison Stones (Author)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9781904597377
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Volume: 1
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    Alison Stones has taught History of Art and Architecture in the USA since 1969 and has enjoyed Visiting Fellowships at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris. She is a specialist in illuminated manuscripts, co-authoring Les Manuscrits de... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. The City Lament: Jerusalem across the Medieval Mediterranean

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

    Tamar M. Boyadjian (Author)

    £41.95

    ISBN: 9781501730535
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    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
  6. 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)

    £43.95

    ISBN: 9781501716805
    Published by : Cornell University Press
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    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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