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  1. 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
  2. Hermann Potzlinger's Music Book

    Hermann Potzlinger's Music Book [Hardback]

    Ian Rumbold (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781843834632
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Hermann Potzlinger (+ 1469), the university-educated schoolmaster of the monastery of St Emmeram, Regensburg, was the creator of one of the largest and most intriguing collections of late-medieval polyphonic music to have survived from Central Eur... .... Learn More
  3. Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 1: Facsimile

    Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 1: Facsimile [Hardback]

    Alan M. Stahl (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Pamela O. Long (Editor)

    Regular Price: £57.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780262135030
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contempo... .... Learn More
  4. Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation

    Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 2: Transcription and Translation [Hardback]

    Pamela O. Long (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Alan M. Stahl (Editor)

    Regular Price: £62.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780262195904
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contemporary ... .... Learn More
  5. The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 3: Studies

    The Book of Michael of Rhodes, Volume 3: Studies [Hardback]

    Alan M. Stahl (Editor); David McGee (Editor); Pamela O. Long (Editor)

    Regular Price: £37.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780262123082
    Published by : MIT Press
    In the fifteenth century, a Venetian mariner, Michael of Rhodes, wrote and illustrated a text describing his experiences in the Venetian merchant and military fleets. He included a treatise on commercial mathematics and treatments of contemporary ... .... Learn More
  6. Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature

    Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature [Hardback]

    Kathleen E. Kennedy (Author)

    Regular Price: £69.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780230606661
    Published by : Palgrave
    Employing the study of medieval analogies this book is the first to explore how the relationship between lords and retainers was depicted in literature by Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Lydgate. Kennedy uses close readings and medieval letter colle... .... Learn More
  7. Paradoxes of Conscience in the High Middle Ages

    Paradoxes of Conscience in the High Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Peter Godman (Author)

    Regular Price: £67.00

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    ISBN: 9780521519113
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The autobiographical and confessional writings of Abelard, Heloise and the Archpoet were concerned with religious authenticity, spiritual sincerity and their opposite - fictio, a composite of hypocrisy and dissimulation, lying and irony. How and w... .... Learn More
  8. Crossing Borders

    Crossing Borders [Hardback]

    Sahar Amer (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780812240870
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This ambitious study looks at the interaction between Arabic and French medieval writing and specifically their representation of gender, and female homo-eroticism. Whilst lesbianism is documented within medieval Arab society, and Arabic litera... .... Learn More
  9. Looking Inward

    Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England [Hardback]

    Jennifer Bryan (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780812240481
    Published by : Pennsylvania University Press
    This challenging study looks at the most popular genre of English book in the Later Middle Ages, the devotional treatise. Jennifer Bryan argues that the widespread dissemination of such texts proves not that English men and women were especiall... .... Learn More
  10. Understanding Plague

    Understanding Plague [Hardback]

    Randal P. Garza (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780820463414
    Published by : Peter Lang Verlag
    The outbreak of the plague in 1347, commonly referred to as the Black Death, was the source of numerous socio-economic changes in the later Middle Ages. Numerous studies have traced the progress and effects of the disease in countries such as Germ... .... Learn More

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