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  1. The Portrait of Abū l-Qāsim al-Baghdādī al-Tamīmī

    The Portrait of Abū l-Qāsim al-Baghdādī al-Tamīmī [Hardback]

    Abū l-Muṭahhar Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Azdī (Author); Emily Selove (Editor); Geert Jan van Gelder (Editor)

    £90.00

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    ISBN: 9781913604042
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Hikayat Abi l-Qasim al-Baghdadi (The Portrait of Abu l-Qasim al-Baghdadi) is an 11th-century Arabic work by Abu l-Mutahhar Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Azdi which tells the story of a Baghdadi party-crasher crashing a party in Isfahan. ... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
    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
  4. Myth and Materiality

    Myth and Materiality [Paperback]

    John Waddell (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785709753
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insights in Archaeology
    Volume: 4
    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
  5. Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France

    Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France [Hardback]

    Tracy Adams (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780271050713
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    In Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France, Tracy Adams offers a reevaluation of Christine de Pizan's literary engagement with contemporary politics. Adams locates Christine's works within a detailed narrative of the complex history of the dis... .... Learn More
  6. Carmina Burana, Volume II

    Carmina Burana, Volume II [Hardback]

    David A. Traill (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

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    ISBN: 9780674980976
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Series: Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library
    Carmina Burana, literally “Songs from Beuern,” is named after the village where the manuscript was found. The songbook consists of nearly 250 poems, on subjects ranging from sex and gambling to crusades and corruption. Compiled in the thirteenth c... .... Learn More
  7. Ruling the Spirit: Women, Liturgy, and Dominican Reform in Late Medieval Germany

    Ruling the Spirit: Women, Liturgy, and Dominican Reform in Late Medieval Germany [Hardback]

    Claire Taylor Jones (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812249552
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    Histories of the German Dominican order have long presented a grand narrative of its origin, fall, and renewal: a Golden Age at the order's founding in the thirteenth century, a decline of Dominican learning and spirituality in the fourteenth, and... .... Learn More
  8. Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment

    Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment: Religion, Kulte und Rituale in der mittelalterlichen bäuerlichen Umgebung | Réligion, cultes et rituels au milieu rural médiéval [Paperback]

    Christiane Bis-Worch (Editor); Claudia Theune (Editor)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9789088904868
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Ruralia
    Volume: XI
    The study of belief, faith and religious practices can provide a deep insight into historical societies, whether Christian, Muslim, Jewish or pagan. They form a constant of human behaviour. Through religion, cult and rituals, multi-layered and com... .... Learn More
  9. Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment

    Religion, Cults & Rituals in the Medieval Rural Environment: Religion, Kulte und Rituale in der mittelalterlichen bäuerlichen Umgebung | Réligion, cultes et rituels au milieu rural médiéval [Hardback]

    Christiane Bis-Worch (Editor); Claudia Theune (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789088904875
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Ruralia
    Volume: XI
    The study of belief, faith and religious practices can provide a deep insight into historical societies, whether Christian, Muslim, Jewish or pagan. They form a constant of human behaviour. Through religion, cult and rituals, multi-layered and com... .... Learn More
  10. Monastic Archaeology

    Monastic Archaeology [Paperback]

    Graham Keevill (Editor); Mick Aston (Editor); Teresa Hall (Editor)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705670
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The study of monasteries has come a long way since late the late 19th century. The emphasis has shifted away from reconstructing the layouts of monastic buildings to a better understanding of the wider monastic environment. The papers in this volu... .... Learn More

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