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  1. Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages

    Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Michael D. Barbezat (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781501716805
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    Burning Bodies interrogates the ideas that the authors of historical and theological texts in the medieval West associated with the burning alive of Christian heretics. Michael Barbezat traces these instances from the eleventh century until the ad... .... Learn More
  2. Virgin Whore

    Virgin Whore [Hardback]

    Emma Maggie Solberg (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781501730337
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In Virgin Whore, Emma Maggie Solberg uncovers a surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary's sexuality. Although history is narrated as a progressive loss of innocence, the Mado... .... Learn More
  3. Tristernagh Priory, Co. Westmeath: Colonial monasticism in medieval Ireland

    Tristernagh Priory, Co. Westmeath: Colonial monasticism in medieval Ireland [Paperback]

    Tadhg O'Keeffe (Author)

    £9.95

    ISBN: 9781846827181
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    Series: Maynooth Studies in Local History
    Little remains of the Augustinian priory of Tristernagh, Co. Westmeath, founded by Geoffrey de Costentin around the year 1200 and dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Its domestic buildings were apparently lost in the two centuries after its diss... .... Learn More
  4. St. Hildegard of Bingen: The Book of Divine Works

    St. Hildegard of Bingen: The Book of Divine Works [Hardback]

    Nathaniel M. Campbell (Editor)

    £47.50

    ISBN: 9780813231297
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    Series: The Fathers of the Church Mediaeval Continuation Series
    Declared a Doctor of the Church in 2012, St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) is one of the most remarkable figures of medieval Latin Christianity. A visionary theologian and prophetic reformer, as well as composer, artist, and natural scientist, h... .... Learn More
  5. Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela

    Medieval Irish pilgrims to Santiago de Compostela [Paperback]

    Bernadette Cunningham (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9781846827297
    Published by : Four Courts Press
    There has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. In this book the author reveals a story of a much longer connection between Ireland and the pilgrimage than previously thought. Stories of men and women wh... .... Learn More
  6. Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Matthew Gabriele (Editor)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781138684041
    Published by : Routledge
    Apocalypse and Reform provides a range of perspectives on what reformist apocalypticism meant for the formation of Medieval Europe, from the Fall of Rome to the Twelfth-Century. This book challenges accepted narratives about both the development o... .... Learn More
  7. Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity

    Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity [Hardback]

    Eamon Duffy (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781472953230
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    In these vivid and approachable essays Eamon Duffy engages with some of the central aspects of Western religion in the thousand years between the decline of pagan Rome and the rise of the Protestant Reformation. In the process he opens windows on ... .... Learn More
  8. Miracles in Medieval Canonization Processes: Structures, Functions, and Methodologies

    Miracles in Medieval Canonization Processes: Structures, Functions, and Methodologies [Hardback]

    Sari Katajala-Peltomaa (Editor); Christian Krotzl (Editor)

    £68.00

    ISBN: 9782503573137
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: International Medieval Research
    Volume: 23
    When a beneficiary or an eye-witness to a miracle met a scribe at a saint’s shrine or a notary at a canonization hearing, it was necessary to establish that the experience was miraculous. Later, the same incident may have been re-told by the clerg... .... Learn More
  9. The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women in Medieval France

    The White Nuns: Cistercian Abbeys for Women in Medieval France [Hardback]

    Constance Hoffman Berman (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780812250107
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: The Middle Ages Series
    Modern studies of the religious reform movement of the central Middle Ages have often relied on contemporary accounts penned by Cistercian monks, who routinely exaggerated the importance of their own institutions while paying scant attention to th... .... Learn More
  10. Selected Works of Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis

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

    Richard Cusimano (Editor); Eric Whitmore (Editor)

    £66.95

    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

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