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Edited by Peter Biller, Caterina Bruschi and Shelagh Sneddon
This book provides an edition and translation of depositions of heresy suspects interrogated in Toulouse in the 1270s. These depositions plug a large hole in the history of heresy and inquisition, and they are reminiscent of Montaillou in their sheer colour and liveliness
Through precise and rigorous readings of Carolingian legal, polemical, and literary sources, this book excavates lively debates at both the popular and institutional levels within the Carolingian empire over the increasing integration of religious and legal precepts in jurisprudence and their ...
This biography of Stephen Langton, the Parisian master of theology and archbishop of Canterbury (1207-1228), focuses on his political commitment as a prelate in a period of considerable crisis and upheaval in England, and establishes Langton’s substantial contribution to the making of the Magna ...
James D. Mixson
This study explores the origins of Observant reform in the monasteries and canonries of the southern Empire. Through close readings of unpublished texts, it offers fresh perspectives on the history of religious community, reform, and the church in the fifteenth century.
Edited by Katherine Allen Smith and Scott Wells
Encompassing the work of historians, art-historians, and literary scholars, these essays explore how interrelated processes of communal inclusion and exclusion - articulated through institutions, discourses, performances, and artefacts - shaped the construction of individual and collective ...
Edited by Palmira Brummett
This collection assesses genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage in a set of disparate travel narratives spanning the medieval to early modern eras. It assesses the possibilities for cultural translation as travelers witness, craft, and imagine desired, fearful, and sacred lands.
This book reconstructs John Wyclif’s whole discourse on dominion in community by rereading his notorious works, and restores his fame and integrity as a serious and original thinker, ‘Christ’s lawyer,’ and the law giver of the English nation at the dawn of Reformation.
Leigh Ann Craig
Women commonly became pilgrims in Latin Christendom in the later Middle Ages, despite the opposition of contemporary critics. This book explores women’s participation in many forms of pilgrimage, and also their construction of positive interpretations of that participation.
Gwenfair Walters Adams
This volume is the first to explore the breadth of vision types in late medieval English lay spirituality. Analyzing 1000+ accounts, it proposes that visions buttressed five core dynamics (relating to purgatory, saints, demons, sacramental faith, and the Church’s authority).
Edited by James G. Schryver
This volume draws examples of work from around the Mediterranean basin to demonstrate the variety of archaeological studies being carried out, and the benefits each of these studies has enjoyed through the use of an interdisciplinary approach.
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