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  1. Building the Kingdom

    Building the Kingdom: Giannozzo Manetti on the Material and Spiritual Edifice [Hardback]

    Christine Smith (Author)

    Regular Price: £60.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983624
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Building the Kingdom examines how Giannozzo Manetti (1396–1459), by interpreting the great architectural projects of his day within historical, literary, and spiritual contexts, articulated their relevance for his contemporaries as cultural paradi... .... Learn More
  2. Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies

    Breaking and Shaping Beastly Bodies: Animals as Material Culture in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    Aleksander Pluskowski (Author)

    £36.00

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    ISBN: 9781842172186
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    An important human trait is our inclination to develop complex relationships with numerous other species. In the great majority of cases however, these mutualistic relationships involve a pair of species, whose co-evolution has been achieved th... .... Learn More
  3. Sex, Aging, & Death in a Medieval Medical Compendium

    Sex, Aging, & Death in a Medieval Medical Compendium [Hardback]

    M. Teresa Tavormina (Editor)

    Regular Price: £96.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983358
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Trinity College Cambridge MS R.14.52 is one of the most important extant witnesses to vernacular medical and scientific writing in late medieval England. This two-volume collection of essays and texts opens with studies of the physical manuscript,... .... Learn More
  4. The Voice of the Hammer

    The Voice of the Hammer: The Meaning of Work in Middle English Literature [Paperback]

    Nicola Masciandaro (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.95

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    ISBN: 9780268034986
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    A detailed study of the way work was conceptualised in late medieval England, grounded in a close analysis of the Middle English lexicon, accounts of the history of work and Fragment VII of the Canterbury tales. .... Learn More
  5. Widows, Heirs, and Heiresses in the Late Twelfth Century

    Widows, Heirs, and Heiresses in the Late Twelfth Century: The Rotuli de Dominabus Et Pueris Et Puellis [Hardback]

    John Walmsley (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780866983532
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    This work is a new critical edition and translation of the late-twelfth-century Rotuli de Dominabus et Pueris et Puellis. These records were the result of a little known Domesday-like royal enquiry into the status and assets of widows and wards on... .... Learn More
  6. Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity

    Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity: Essays in Honor of Joan M. Ferrante [Hardback]

    Teodolinda Barolini (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983372
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    Contributed by ten distinguished scholars — Joan Cadden, Anne L. Clark, Margaret Aziza Pappano, Susan L. Einbinder, Roy Rosenstein, Laura Kendrick, H. Wayne Storey, Sarah Spence, Suzanne Conklin Akbari, and Teodolinda Barolini — the essays in this... .... Learn More
  7. Making Difference in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

    Making Difference in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia [Paperback]

    Jean Dangler (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268025762
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Jean Dangler traces shifts in conceptions of alterity from medieval to early modern Spain through a detailed study of four writing genres: muwashshah/jarcha poems from Al-Andalus, Andalusi "cutting poems", medical literature about the body and dis... .... Learn More
  8. Andreas Capellanus, Scholasticism, and the Courtly Tradition

    Andreas Capellanus, Scholasticism, and the Courtly Tradition [Hardback]

    Don A. Monson (Author)

    Regular Price: £73.95

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    ISBN: 9780813214191
    Published by : Catholic University of America Press
    This book, the first study in English devoted entirely to Andreas Capellanus's "De Amore", presents a comprehensive inquiry into the influence of scholasticism on the structure and organization of the work, applying methods of medieval philosophy ... .... Learn More
  9. Perception and Action in Medieval Europe

    Perception and Action in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Harald Kleinschmidt (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781843831464
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Can dancers dance for a year and a day without drinking, eating or sleeping? Can pictures be made to speak to their viewers? Can lavender purify the soul? In his new book, however, Harald Kleinschmidt argues that we should not be so swift to di... .... Learn More
  10. Medieval Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Dialogue

    Medieval Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Dialogue: The Apparicion Maistre Jehan de Meun of Honorat Bovet: A Critical Edition with English Translation [Hardback]

    Michael Hanly (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780866983266
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies
    In Honorat Bovet's reformist dream vision (1398), the shade of Jean de Meun leads a panel of Christian, Muslim, and Jewish speakers in castigating European chivalry and clergy for their dereliction during a time of war and schism. In a rare gambit... .... Learn More

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