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  1. The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment

    The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment [Hardback]

    Henry Ansgar Kelly (Author)

    Regular Price: £58.00

    Special Price: £38.00

    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
  2. Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church

    Clare of Assisi and the Thirteenth-Century Church: Religious Women Rules and Resistance [Hardback]

    Catherine M. Mooney (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

    Special Price: £38.00

    ISBN: 9780812248173
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    In a work based on a meticulous analysis of sources, many of them previously unexplored, Catherine M. Mooney upends the received account of Clare of Assisi's founding of the Order of San Damiano, or Poor Clares. Mooney offers instead a stark count... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism

    I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism: The Western Tradition [Hardback]

    G. R. Evans (Author)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781848853768
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    From the earliest centuries of the church, asceticism and the contemplative life have been profoundly important aspects of western Christianity. And in assessing the glories of western civilization, perhaps the best place to start is within mediev... .... Learn More
  6. Popes and Jews 1095-1291

    Popes and Jews 1095-1291 [Hardback]

    Rebecca Rist (Author)

    Regular Price: £83.00

    Special Price: £30.00

    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
  7. Repentant Abelard

    Repentant Abelard: Family, Gender, and Ethics in Peter Abelard's Carmen Ad Astralabium and Planctus [Hardback]

    Juanita Feros Ruys (Author)

    Regular Price: £64.99

    Special Price: £20.00

    ISBN: 9780312240028
    Published by : Palgrave
    The great medieval thinker Peter Abelard is renowned for his uncompromising and radical approach to ethics and theology, a towering public figure in twelfth-century schools and monasticism. The Repentant Abelard argues, however, that later in his ... .... Learn More
  8. Meister Eckhart

    Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity [Hardback]

    Kurt Flasch (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    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
  9. Taxonomies of Knowledge

    Taxonomies of Knowledge: Information and Order in Medieval Manuscripts [Hardback]

    Emily Steiner (Editor); Lynn Ransom (Editor)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812247596
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The period from the late twelfth through fifteenth centuries was an age of information in western Europe, and like today's electronic databases, medieval manuscripts helped readers access, process, and analyze information. Taxonomies of Knowledge:... .... Learn More
  10. Glastonbury Abbey

    Glastonbury Abbey: archaeological investigations 1904–79 [Hardback]

    Roberta Gilchrist (Author); Cheryl Green (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780854313006
    Published by : Society of Antiquaries of London
    Glastonbury Abbey was renowned in the Middle Ages as the reputed burial place of the legendary King Arthur and the site of the earliest Christian church in Britain, believed to have been founded by Joseph of Arimathea in the first century AD. New ... .... Learn More

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