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  1. Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France

    Christine de Pizan and the Fight for France [Hardback]

    Tracy Adams (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.95

    Special Price: £12.95

    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
  2. 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
  3. Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis

    Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis [Hardback]

    Richard Cusimano (Editor); Eric Whitmore (Editor)

    Regular Price: £66.95

    Special Price: £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813229973
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Suger, the twelfth century abbot of Saint-Denis, has not received the respect and attention that he deserves. Bernard of Clairvaux and Peter the Venerable have garnered more attention, and students of medieval history know their names well. In one... .... Learn More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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)

    £35.00

    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
  9. The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object

    The Reliquary Effect: Enshrining the Sacred Object [Hardback]

    Cynthia Hahn (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781780236551
    Published by : Reaktion Books
    From skeletons to strips of cloth to little pieces of dust, reliquaries can be found in many forms, and while sometimes they may seem grotesque on their surface, they are nonetheless invested with great spiritual and memorial value. In this book, ... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    £78.95

    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

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