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  1. Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series)

    Enemies in the Plaza: Urban Spectacle and the End of Spanish Frontier Culture 1460-1492 (The Middle Ages Series) [Hardback]

    Thomas Devaney (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780812247138
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Toward the end of the fifteenth century, Spanish Christians near the border of Castile and Muslim-ruled Granada held complex views about religious tolerance. People living in frontier cities bore much of the cost of war against Granada and faced t... .... Learn More
  2. Matter of Faith

    Matter of Faith [Paperback]

    James Robinson (Editor); Lloyd de Beer (Editor); Anna Harnden (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861591954
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 195
    A landmark publication of essays resulting from the Treasures from Heaven conference at the British Museum, exploring the relationship between sacred matter and precious materials in the Middle Ages. .... Learn More
  3. Saturated Sensorium

    Saturated Sensorium: Principles of Perception & Mediation in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Hans Henrik Lohfert Jorgensen (Editor); Henning Laugerud (Editor); Laura Katrine Skinnebach (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9788771243130
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The Middle Ages integrated the human senses and unified their media into a culture of saturated sensation. The saturated sensoriùm nurtured principles of perception and mediation permeated with paradox, intersensorial entanglement, and multimodal ... .... Learn More
  4. Echoing Helicon

    Echoing Helicon: Music, Art and Identity in the Este Studioli, 1440-1530 [Hardback]

    Tim Shephard (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.99

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    ISBN: 9780199936137
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The private studioli of Italian rulers are among the most revealing interior spaces of the Renaissance. In them, ideals of sober recreation met with leisured reality in the construction of a private princely identity performed before the eyes of a... .... Learn More
  5. Bound Fast With Letters

    Bound Fast With Letters [Paperback]

    R. H. Rouse (Author); M. A. Rouse (Author)

    Regular Price: £91.50

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    ISBN: 9780268040338
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Bound Fast with Letters brings together in one volume many of the significant contributions that Richard H. Rouse and Mary A. Rouse have made over the past forty years to the study of medieval manuscripts through the prism of textual transmission ... .... Learn More
  6. Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages

    Religious Men and Masculine Identity in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    P. H. Cullum (Editor); Katherine J. Lewis (Editor)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9781843838630
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The complex relationship between masculinity and religion, as experienced in both the secular and ecclesiastical worlds, forms the focus for this volume, whose range encompasses the rabbis of the Babylonian and Palestinian Talmud, and moves via Ca... .... Learn More
  7. The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone

    The Coronation Chair and Stone of Scone: History, Archaeology and Conservation [Hardback]

    Warwick Rodwell (Author)

    £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781782971528
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Constructed in 1297−1300 for King Edward I, the Coronation Chair ranks amongst the most remarkable and precious treasures to have survived from the Middle Ages. It incorporated in its seat a block of sandstone, which the king seized at Scone, foll... .... Learn More
  8. Classical Analogy Between Speech and Music and Its Transmission in Carolingian Music Theory

    Classical Analogy Between Speech and Music and Its Transmission in Carolingian Music Theory [Hardback]

    Blair Sullivan (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

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    ISBN: 9780866984485
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    This study examines the relationship between the theorization of speech and that of musical sound, beginning in antiquity and continuing through the Carolingian ninth century. In the antique sources an analogy is drawn between the elements of word... .... Learn More
  9. Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic Province

    Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic Province [Hardback]

    Benjamin T. Hudson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780866984409
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic Province is a collection of essays on the theme of family studies within the context of medieval Atlantic studies. The nine essays explore the use and importance of genealogy, the artificial family, l... .... Learn More
  10. The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell

    The Bride of Christ Goes to Hell: Metaphor and Embodiment in the Lives of Pious Women, 200-1500 [Hardback]

    Dyan Elliott (Author)

    Regular Price: £54.00

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    ISBN: 9780812243581
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    The early Christian writer Tertullian first applied the epithet "bride of Christ" to the uppity virgins of Carthage as a means of enforcing female obedience. Henceforth, the virgin as Christ's spouse was expected to manifest matronly modesty and d... .... Learn More

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