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  1. 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
  2. An Introduction to Piers Plowman

    An Introduction to Piers Plowman [Paperback]

    Michael A. Calabrese (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

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    ISBN: 9780813064574
    Published by : University Press of Florida
    Series: New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions
    William Langland's allegorical poem Piers Plowman has found new critical and pedagogic life in the twenty-first century. Engaging with culture, religion, community, work, and the histories of government and popular revolt, the poem exists in three... .... Learn More
  3. Patron Saints of Early Medieval Italy Ad C.350-800: History and Hagiography in Ten Biographies

    Patron Saints of Early Medieval Italy Ad C.350-800: History and Hagiography in Ten Biographies [Paperback]

    Nicholas Everett (Author)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780888445650
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Durham Medieval and Renaissance Texts
    Volume: 5
    This book provides the first translation into English of the Latin biographies of nine holy men and one archangel who became the patron saints of the areas where they evangelized, documenting the conversion of pagan Roman Italy to Christianity at ... .... Learn More
  4. Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology

    Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology [Hardback]

    Curtis A. Gruenler (Author)

    Regular Price: £78.95

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    ISBN: 9780268101626
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    In this book, Curtis Gruenler proposes that the concept of the enigmatic, latent in a wide range of medieval thinking about literature, can help us better understand in medieval terms much of the era's most enduring literature, from the riddles of... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

    Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England: Theology, Imagery, Devotion [Hardback]

    John Munns (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    ISBN: 9781783271269
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer
    The twelfth century has long been recognised as a period of unusual vibrancy and importance, witnessing seminal changes in the inter-related spheres of theology, devotional practice, and iconography, especially with regard to the cross and the cru... .... Learn More
  7. The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment

    The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment [Hardback]

    Henry Ansgar Kelly (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

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    ISBN: 9780812248340
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In the last quarter of the fourteenth century, the complete Old and New Testaments were translated from Latin into English, first very literally, and then revised into a more fluent, less Latinate style. This outstanding achievement, the Middle En... .... Learn More
  8. The Scottish Legendary

    The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration [Hardback]

    Eva Von Contzen (Author)

    Regular Price: £80.00

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    ISBN: 9780719095962
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    This is the first book-length study of the Scottish Legendary of the late fourteenth century. the only extant collection of saints’ lives in the vernacular from medieval Scotland, the work scrutinises the dynamics of hagiographic narration, its im... .... Learn More
  9. The Marys of Medieval Drama

    The Marys of Medieval Drama: The Middle English Digby and N-town in Translation [Paperback]

    Colleen E. Donnelly (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088903670
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Mary Magdalene and the Virgin Mary continue to intrigue and fascinate us to this day. Their appearances in the Bible are brief, piquing our curiosity and compelling speculation about the unknown years of their lives. This volume contains modern tr... .... Learn More
  10. Popes and Jews 1095-1291

    Popes and Jews 1095-1291 [Hardback]

    Rebecca Rist (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780198717980
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    In Popes and Jews, 1095-1291, Rebecca Rist explores the nature and scope of the relationship of the medieval papacy to the Jewish communities of western Europe. Rist analyses papal pronouncements in the context of the substantial and on-going soci... .... Learn More

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