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  1. Fruit of the Orchard: Reading Catherine of Siena in Late Medieval and Early Modern England

    Fruit of the Orchard: Reading Catherine of Siena in Late Medieval and Early Modern England [Hardback]

    Jennifer N. Brown (Author)

    £51.99

    ISBN: 9781487504076
    Published by : University of Toronto Press
    Fruit of the Orchard sheds light on how Catherine of Siena served as a visible and widespread representative of English piety becoming a part of the devotional landscape of the period. By analyzing a variety of texts, including monastic and lay, c... .... Learn More
  2. Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier

    Power, Identity and Miracles on a Medieval Frontier [Paperback]

    Catherine A.M. Clarke (Editor)

    £36.99

    ISBN: 9780367030063
    Published by : Routledge
    A thriving port, a frontier base for the lords of Gower and a multi-cultural urban community, the south Wales town of Swansea was an important centre in the Middle Ages, at a nexus of multiple identities, cultural practices and configurations of p... .... Learn More
  3. Richard Rolle: The Fifteenth-Century Translations

    Richard Rolle: The Fifteenth-Century Translations [Hardback]

    Tamas Karath (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9782503577692
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Medieval Church Studies
    Volume: 40
    This book explores the fifteenth-century translations of Richard Rolle’s Latin and English writings into English and Latin, respectively, raising questions about the impact of translation on an author’s legacy through the editorial activity of his... .... Learn More
  4. The Sanctity of the Leaders

    The Sanctity of the Leaders: Holy Kings, Princes, Bishops, and Abbots from Central Europe (11th to 13th Centuries) [Hardback]

    Gabor Klaniczay (Editor); Christian Gaspar (Translator); Marina Miladinov (Translator)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9786155225284
    Published by : Central European University Press
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    In the 11th-13th centuries in the newly christianized countries ( Bohemia, Poland, Hungary and Dalmatia) political leaders dominated the list of newly canonized saints, as opposed to the pious proselytizers of the previous period. (The hagiographi... .... Learn More
  5. Christ, Mary, and the Saints: Reading Religious Subjects in Medieval and Renaissance Spain

    Christ, Mary, and the Saints: Reading Religious Subjects in Medieval and Renaissance Spain [Hardback]

    Andrew M. Beresford (Editor); Lesley K. Twomey (Editor)

    £111.00

    ISBN: 9789004372450
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World
    Volume: 66
    The last decade has witnessed a striking upsurge of interest in Iberian hagiography. In painting and the fine arts through to poetic and narrative treatments composed in Castilian and Catalan, the legacies of Christ, Mary, and the saints have been... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Confraternity, Mendicant Orders, and Salvation in the Middle Ages: The Contribution of the Hungarian Sources (C.1270-C.1530)

    Confraternity, Mendicant Orders, and Salvation in the Middle Ages: The Contribution of the Hungarian Sources (C.1270-C.1530) [Hardback]

    Marie-Madeleine de Cevins (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9782503578712
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Europa Sacra
    Volume: 23
    Draws on Hungarian sources of the mendicant spiritual confraternity movement in order to explore the movement’s broader significance in late medieval piety in Central Europe and beyond. By the late Middle Ages, mendicant spiritual confraternities ... .... Learn More
  9. Pope Alexander III And the Council of Tours (1163): A Study of Ecclesiastical Politics and Institutions in the Twelfth Century

    Pope Alexander III And the Council of Tours (1163): A Study of Ecclesiastical Politics and Institutions in the Twelfth Century [Paperback]

    Robert Somerville (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780520303126
    Published by : University of California Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The 1163 council at Tours met amidst the most protracted conflict between a pope and a secular ruler in medieval history, the eighteen-year struggle between Alexander III and Frederick Barbarossa. The gathering duly receives a paragraph or so in s... .... Learn More
  10. The Use of Canon Law in Ecclesiastical Administration, 1000-1234

    The Use of Canon Law in Ecclesiastical Administration, 1000-1234 [Hardback]

    Melodie H. Eichbauer (Editor); Danica Summerlin (Editor)

    £122.00

    ISBN: 9789004364332
    Published by : Brill
    Series: Medieval Law and Its Practice
    Volume: 26
    The Use of Canon Law in Ecclesiastical Administration, 1000-1234 explores the integration of canon law within administration and society in the central Middle Ages. Grounded in the careers of ecclesiastical administrators, each essay serves as a c... .... Learn More

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