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  1. Unmarriages

    Unmarriages: Women, Men and Sexual Unions in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

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    ISBN: 9780812222982
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    The Middle Ages are often viewed as a repository of tradition, yet what we think of as traditional marriage was far from the only available alternative to the single state in medieval Europe. Many people lived together in long-term, quasimarital h... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic Province

    Familia and Household in the Medieval Atlantic Province [Hardback]

    Benjamin T. Hudson (Editor)

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    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
  4. 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)

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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
  5. Medieval Garments Reconstructed

    Medieval Garments Reconstructed: Norse Clothing Patterns [Hardback]

    Else Ostergard (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9788779342989
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Østergård. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Nørgaard. Measuremen... .... Learn More
  6. The Medieval Heart

    The Medieval Heart [Hardback]

    Heather Webb (Author)

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    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
  7. The Measure of Woman

    The Measure of Woman [Hardback]

    Marie A. Kelleher (Author)

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    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
  8. The Hero Recovered

    The Hero Recovered: Essays on Medieval Heroism in Honor of George Clark [Hardback]

    Robin Waugh (Editor); James Weldon (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781580441544
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Essays on the heroic in medieval literature. Among the texts which are studied are Beowulf, The Battle of Maldon, the Passio Sancti Edwardi, Hrafnkels saga Freysgoda, Vatnsdaela saga, the Exeter Book riddles and Sir Thomas Gray’s Scalacronica. .... Learn More
  9. 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

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    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
  10. Empire without End

    Empire without End [Hardback]

    Kathleen Wren Christian (Author)

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    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

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