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  1. Monastic Archaeology

    Monastic Archaeology [Paperback]

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


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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
  2. Cross and Culture in Anglo-Norman England

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

    John Munns (Author)


    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
  3. 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 : Pennsylvania University 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
  4. The Scottish Legendary

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

    Eva Von Contzen (Author)

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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
  5. The Marys of Medieval Drama

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

    Colleen E. Donnelly (Author)


    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
  6. Meister Eckhart

    Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity [Hardback]

    Kurt Flasch (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300204865
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Renowned philosopher Kurt Flasch offers a full-scale reappraisal of the life and legacy of Meister Eckhart, the medieval German theologian, philosopher, and alleged mystic who was active during the Avignon Papacy of the fourteenth century and post... .... Learn More
  7. Middle English Romances in Translation

    Middle English Romances in Translation: Amis and Amiloun | Athelston | Floris and Blancheflor | Havelok the Dane | King Horn | Sir Degare [Paperback]

    Kenneth Eckert (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088903397
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The popular romances of medieval England are fantasy stories of love at first sight; brave knights seeking adventure; evil stewards; passionate, lusty women; hand-to-hand combat; angry dragons; and m... .... Learn More
  8. The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims

    The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints [Hardback]

    Renata Blumenfeld-Kosinski (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780812247152
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    In 1384, a poor and illiterate peasant woman called Ermine moved to the city of Reims with her elderly husband. Her era was troubled by war, plague, and papal schism within the Catholic Church, and Ermine could easily have slipped unobserved throu... .... Learn More
  9. Lybeaus Desconus

    Lybeaus Desconus [Paperback]

    Eve Salisbury (Editor); James Weldon (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

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    ISBN: 9781580441957
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Lybeaus Desconus (the Fair Unknown) is the mid-fourteenth-century Middle English version of the classic narrative of the handsome and mysterious young outsider who comes to the court of King Arthur to prove himself worthy of joining Arthur’s knigh... .... Learn More
  10. The End and Beyond

    The End and Beyond [Hardback]

    John Carey (Editor); Emma Nic Cárthaigh (Editor); Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781891271205
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    What awaits us beyond the grave is perhaps the fundamental human mystery. Visionary accounts of the afterlife are attested long before the Common Era, and loomed large in the imaginative universe of early Christianity. The medieval Irish inherited... .... Learn More

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