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  1. Chaste Passions

    Chaste Passions: Medieval English Virgin Martyr Legends [Hardback]

    Karen A. Winstead (Author)

    Regular Price: £41.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9780801435690
    Published by : Cornell University Press
    This entertaining anthology of sixteen stories, authored between 1200 and 1485, were originally tailored towards a secular audience. Most of the martyrs are spirited teenage girls, preyed upon by men, in some cases by their father, and subjecte... .... Learn More
  2. Worlds of Difference

    Worlds of Difference: European Discourses of Tolerance c1100-c1550 [Hardback]

    Cary J. Nederman (Author)

    Regular Price: £49.95

    Special Price: £14.95

    ISBN: 9780271020167
    Published by : Penn State University Press
    Medieval Europe, with its crusading fervour, is not generally thought of as a place of tolerance; divergence from the norm, whether social, political or religious, was not acceptable. Nederman argues, however, that tolerance and liberalism had ... .... Learn More
  3. The Window Glass of the Order of St Gilbert of Sempringham

    The Window Glass of the Order of St Gilbert of Sempringham: A York-based Survey [Paperback]

    C. Pamela Graves (Author)

    Regular Price: £26.00

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    ISBN: 9781902771151
    Published by : Council for British Archaeology
    A detailed report on glazing evidence relating to the Order of St Gilbert of Sempringham from the religious houses of St Mary's Priory in Sempringham, Haverholme in Lincolnshire and the Gilbertine Priory of St Andrew in York. Pamela Graves brie... .... Learn More
  4. Zecca

    Zecca: The Mint of Venice in the Middle Ages [Hardback]

    Alan M. Stahl (Author)

    £45.50

    ISBN: 9780801863837
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    This is the first book to study in detail the workings of a pre-modern mint. Based on two coin hoards of 5,000 and 14,000 coins, documentary evidence and scientific analysis, Stahl presents a history of Zecca from its origins in the 9th century... .... Learn More
  5. Her Immaculate Hand

    Her Immaculate Hand: Selected Works by and About the Women Humanists of Quattrocento Italy [Paperback]

    Margaret L. King (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

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    ISBN: 9781889818276
    Published by : Pegasus Press
    King and Rabil translate 24 texts-letters, orations, and encomia. Among other things, these texts reveal a much wider range of literary and intellectual activity by women than hitherto supposed, while also revealing the constraints placed on aspir... .... Learn More
  6. The Age of Abbesses and Queens

    The Age of Abbesses and Queens: Gender and Political Culture in Early Medieval Europe [Hardback]

    D. Harrison (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789189116047
    Published by : Nordic Academic Press
    This book aims to show that, far from being a period of insecurity, powerlessness and danger for women, the 'Dark Ages' was a time when a specifically female political culture was formed. The stereotypes of powerful women which appear in the w... .... Learn More
  7. The Intellectual Climate of the Early University

    The Intellectual Climate of the Early University [Paperback]

    Nancy Van Deusen (Author)

    Regular Price: £23.50

    Special Price: £7.95

    ISBN: 9781879288843
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    Nine essays examine the nature, purpose and curriculum of medieval Universities. Subjects include 12th- and 13th-century theology, 13th-century mathematics, Robert Grosseteste, scholastic musical thought, understanding of Aristotle's natural ph... .... Learn More
  8. The Salt of Common Life

    The Salt of Common Life: Individuality and Choice in the Medieval Town Countryside and Church [Paperback]

    Edwin Brezette DeWindt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £39.99

    Special Price: £6.95

    ISBN: 9781879288478
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    The essays within this volume, produced in honor of J. Ambrose Raftis, are united by two themes significant in Raftis’s career: a belief in the fundamental individuality of medieval English men and women, and a belief in their ability to make choi... .... Learn More
  9. Medieval Interpretation

    Medieval Interpretation [Hardback]

    Robert S. Sturges (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.50

    Special Price: £5.95

    ISBN: 9780809315567
    Published by : Southern Illinois University Press
    This study argues for a significant development in medieval literature, the belief in an indeterminacy of literary meaning. Analysing chansons de gestes and the works of such authors as Chretien de Troyes, Marie de France, Guillaume de Machaut, Ch... .... Learn More
  10. The Children of Renaissance Florence

    The Children of Renaissance Florence [Paperback]

    Richard C. Trexler (Author)

    Regular Price: £8.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780866981569
    Published by : Medieval Institute Publications
    This volume brings together four studies of Florentine youth. The first opens the door to the city's great foundling home of the Innocenti, where thousands of children lived and died. The second Studies infanticide in this outwardly brilliant and ... .... Learn More

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