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  1. I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism

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

    G. R. Evans (Author)

    £40.00

    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
  2. Popes and Jews 1095-1291

    Popes and Jews 1095-1291 [Hardback]

    Rebecca Rist (Author)

    £83.00

    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
  3. Repentant Abelard

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

    Juanita Feros Ruys (Author)

    £64.99

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Commentaries of Pope Pius II (1458-1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacy (Toronto Italian Studies)

    The Commentaries of Pope Pius II (1458-1464) and the Crisis of the Fifteenth-Century Papacy (Toronto Italian Studies) [Hardback]

    Emily O'Brien (Author)

    £41.99

    ISBN: 9781442647633
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Written in the mid-fifteenth century, Pope Pius II’s Commentaries are the only known autobiography of a reigning pontiff and a fundamental text in the history of Renaissance humanism. In this book, Emily O’Brien positions Pius’ expansive autobio... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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)

    £40.00

    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 miracles. They are not only fun but indicate a gr... .... Learn More
  9. Kind Neighbours: Scottish Saints and Society in the Later Middle Ages

    Kind Neighbours: Scottish Saints and Society in the Later Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Tom Turpie (Author)

    £106.00

    ISBN: 9789004298224
    Published by : BRILL
    In Kind Neighbours Tom Turpie explores devotion to Scottish saints and their shrines in the later middle ages. He provides fresh insight into the role played by these saints in the legal and historical arguments for Scottish independence, and the ... .... Learn More
  10. 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)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812247152
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania 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

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