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  1. Carmina Burana, Volume II

    Carmina Burana, Volume II [Hardback]

    David A. Traill (Editor)

    Regular Price: £19.95

    Special Price: £13.00

    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
  2. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced

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

    Connie L. Scarborough (Author)

    Regular Price: £94.00

    Special Price: £65.00

    ISBN: 9789089648754
    Published by : Amsterdam University Press
    Series: Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability
    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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. An Introduction to Piers Plowman

    An Introduction to Piers Plowman [Paperback]

    Michael A. Calabrese (Author)

    Regular Price: £31.50

    Special Price: £20.00

    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
  6. 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

    Special Price: £12.00

    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
  7. 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

    Special Price: £20.00

    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
  8. Monastic Archaeology

    Monastic Archaeology [Paperback]

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

    £36.00

    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
  9. Cathars in Question

    Cathars in Question [Hardback]

    Antonio Sennis (Editor)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £15.00

    ISBN: 9781903153680
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Cathars have long been regarded as posing the most organised challenge to orthodox Catholicism in the medieval West, even as a "counter-Church" to orthodoxy in southern France and northern Italy. Their beliefs, understood to be inspired by Balkan ... .... Learn More
  10. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

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

    John Munns (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £20.00

    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

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