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  1. Perception and Action in Medieval Europe

    Perception and Action in Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    Harald Kleinschmidt (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    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
  2. Making Difference in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

    Making Difference in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia [Paperback]

    Jean Dangler (Author)

    Regular Price: £27.95

    Special Price: £4.95

    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
  3. 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
  4. The Medieval Marriage Scene

    The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy [Hardback]

    Sherry Roush (Editor); Cristelle L. Baskins (Editor)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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    ISBN: 9780866983433
    Published by : Medieval and Renaissance Texts Society
    The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy brings together expert scholarship on fictive, artistic, legal, ethical, and economic facets of the institution of marriage across Europe between roughly 500 and 1550. The twelve contributors ... .... Learn More
  5. 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)

    Regular Price: £35.00

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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
  6. Reading Medieval Culture

    Reading Medieval Culture: Essays in Honour of Robert W. Hanning [Hardback]

    Robert M. Stein (Editor); Sandra Pierson Prior (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.50

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    ISBN: 9780268041113
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    This collection of original essays honors the influential work of Robert W. Hanning. Contributors cover a wide range of fields within medieval studies, from Anglo-Saxon England to twelfth-century European intellectual culture, and from Chaucer’s a... .... Learn More
  7. Home and Homelessness in the Medieval and Renaissance World

    Home and Homelessness in the Medieval and Renaissance World [Paperback]

    Nicholas Howe (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780268030704
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    The idea of `home' means much more than a pile of bricks and mortar but the archaeological evidence of physical structures provides valuable information about how people in the past have used the space in their houses. Similarly documentary evi... .... Learn More
  8. Turn It Again

    Turn It Again: Jewish Medieval Studies and Literary Theory [Paperback]

    Sheila Delany (Editor)

    Regular Price: £9.99

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    ISBN: 9781889818368
    Published by : Pegasus Press
    These essays deal with Jewish studies and the medieval historian; rabbinic ecclesiology and the synods of Nicaea and Yavneh; Jewish women martyrs; sexual politics and marriage; late medieval Castile; nation and miscegenation; cultural hybridity; K... .... Learn More
  9. Gendering the Master Narrative

    Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    M. Erler (Author); Maryanne Kowaleski (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.99

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    ISBN: 9780801488306
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    There were a variety of conditions and arenas within which medieval women could hold positions of power but, at the same time, many of these also differentiated and eroded their authority. This collection of eleven papers presents a range of a... .... Learn More
  10. Shadows of Mary

    Shadows of Mary: Reading the Virgin Mary in Medieval Texts [Paperback]

    Teresa Reed (Author)

    Regular Price: £19.99

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    ISBN: 9780708317976
    Published by : University of Wales Press
    The figuration of the Virgin Mary was often contradictory in medieval texts and theological, philosophical and social perceptions of her greatly influenced both sacred and secular literature. In this study Teresa Reed explores five examples of ... .... Learn More

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