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  1. The Medieval Heart

    The Medieval Heart [Hardback]

    Heather Webb (Author)

    Regular Price: £57.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780300153934
    Published by : Yale University Press
    In this book Heather Webb studies medieval notions of the heart to explore the 'lost circulations' of an era when individual lives and bodies were defined by their extensions into the world rather than as self-perpetuating, self-limited entitie... .... Learn More
  2. The Measure of Woman

    The Measure of Woman [Hardback]

    Marie A. Kelleher (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812242560
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    This study explores the complex relationship between women and legal culture in Spain's Crown of Aragon during the late medieval period. Aragonese courts measured women according to three factors: their status in relation to men, their relative... .... Learn More
  3. Ladies, Whores and Holy Women

    Ladies, Whores and Holy Women: A Sourcebook in Courtly Religious and Urban Cultures of Late Medieval Germany [Paperback]

    Ann Marie Rasmussen (Editor); Sarah Westphal-Wihl (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781580441513
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This sourcebook presents editions and translations of seven fourteenth- and fifteenth-century texts that advance our understanding of gender, sexuality, and class in the late medieval German-speaking world. Three of the translated texts are fictio... .... Learn More
  4. Empire without End

    Empire without End [Hardback]

    Kathleen Wren Christian (Author)

    Regular Price: £55.00

    Special Price: £19.95

    ISBN: 9780300154214
    Published by : Yale University Press
    This lucid and coherent account provides a new overview of the collecting of antiquities in early renaissance Rome, from the time of Petrarch to the Sack of Rome in 1527. In the early 15th century, when Romans discovered ancient marble sculptures ... .... Learn More
  5. Property & Virginity

    Property & Virginity: The Christianization of Marriage in Medieval Iceland 1200-1600 [Hardback]

    Agnes S. Arnorsdottir (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9788779345133
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Christianity changed the culture and society of Iceland, as it also did in other parts of Northern Europe during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. One of the important areas of change involved the introduction of new rules on the legal require... .... Learn More
  6. Du fait de cuisine / On Cookery of Master Chiquart (1420)

    Du fait de cuisine / On Cookery of Master Chiquart (1420): “Aucune science de l’art de cuysinerie et de cuysine” [Hardback]

    Terence Scully (Editor)

    Regular Price: £61.00

    Special Price: £13.95

    ISBN: 9780866984027
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    The Archives of the Valais, Switzerland, hold a manuscript a culinary treatise of a certain Chiquart. Dated 1420, the Du fait de cuisine turned out to be a remarkable presentation of fine banquet fare and the best cookery practices of that time. T... .... Learn More
  7. The Unorthodox Imagination in Late Medieval Britain

    The Unorthodox Imagination in Late Medieval Britain [Hardback]

    Sophie Page (Editor)

    Regular Price: £80.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780719078354
    Published by : Manchester University Press
    The unorthodox imagination in late medieval Britain explores how medieval people responded to images, stories, beliefs and practices which were at odds with the normative world view, from the heretical and subversive to the marvellous and exotic. ... .... Learn More
  8. Poetry, Place and Gender

    Poetry, Place and Gender: Studies in Medieval Culture in Honor of Helen Damico [Hardback]

    Catherine Karkov (Editor)

    Regular Price: £78.00

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781580441278
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    A collection of papers primarily on Anglo-Saxon subjects, embracing Old English poetry, archaeology, art history, palaeography, liturgy, landscape, and gender. Each of the essays contributes new interpretations, new evidence, even new technologies... .... Learn More
  9. Out of Love for My Kin

    Out of Love for My Kin: Aristocratic Family Life in the Lands of the Loire, 1000-1200 [Hardback]

    Amy Livingstone (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780801448416
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    In Out of Love for My Kin, Amy Livingstone examines the personal dimensions of the lives of aristocrats in the Loire region of France during the eleventh and twelfth centuries. She argues for a new conceptualization of aristocratic family life bas... .... Learn More
  10. William Caxton: The Game and Playe of the Chesse

    William Caxton: The Game and Playe of the Chesse [Paperback]

    Jenny Adams (Editor)

    Regular Price: £15.50

    Special Price: £4.95

    ISBN: 9781580441308
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Despite its title, Caxton's "Game and Playe of the Chesse" does not, in fact, have much to say about a game or about playing it. Instead, the work uses the chessboard and its pieces to allegorize a political community whose citizens contribute to ... .... Learn More

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