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  1. 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
  2. Dark Mirror

    Dark Mirror: The Medieval Origins of Anti-Jewish Iconography [Hardback]

    Sara Lipton (Author)

    Regular Price: £22.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780805079104
    Published by : Henry Holt
    The straggly beard, the hooked nose, the bag of coins, and gaudy apparel - the religious artists of medieval Christendom had no shortage of virulent symbols for identifying Jews. Yet, hateful as these depictions were, the story they tell is not as... .... Learn More
  3. Echoing Helicon

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

    Tim Shephard (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.99

    Special Price: £12.95

    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
  4. 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
  5. Bound Fast With Letters

    Bound Fast With Letters [Paperback]

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

    Regular Price: £91.50

    Special Price: £19.95

    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)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    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

    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. The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961-71

    The Winchester Mint and Coins and Related Finds from the Excavations of 1961-71 [Hardback]

    Martin Biddle (Author)

    Regular Price: £140.00

    Special Price: £49.95

    ISBN: 9780198131724
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Over three and a half centuries from the 880s to 1250, moneyers working in Winchester produced at the very least 24 million silver pennies. About five and a half thousand survive in national and local museums and private collections all over th... .... Learn More
  9. Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c. 1400-1600

    Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c. 1400-1600 [Hardback]

    Merridee L. Bailey (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9781903153420
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    The question and procedures of integrating children into wider society during the medieval and early modern period are debated across a wide range of contemporary texts, in both print and manuscript form. This study takes as its focus the ways in ... .... Learn More
  10. The Medieval Shepherd

    The Medieval Shepherd: Jean de Brie's "Le Bon Berger" (1379) [Hardback]

    Carleton W. Carroll (Editor); Lois Hawley Wilson (Editor)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780866984720
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Le Bon Berger, one of the earliest “how-to” books in French, is a treatise full of practical information for the medieval shepherd. This critical edition of the Middle French text is accompanied by a facing-page English translation. Abundant notes... .... Learn More

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