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Edited by Peter A. Lorge, Vanderbilt University
This work offers the first sustained discussion of the debates that took place within Chinese governments over whether or not, and why, to wage war.
Joanna A. Skórzewska
Based on a variety of extant written sources, this study offers a comprehensive reevaluation of Guðmundr Arason’s popularity in medieval Iceland. It presents a new perspective on the saintly fame and veneration of this controversial and interesting individual.
Edited by Amy Aronson-Friedman and Gregory B. Kaplan
This collection of essays reveals the diversity of the impact on late medieval and Golden Age Spanish literature of the socio-religious dichotomy that came to exist between conversos (New Christians), who were perceived as inferior because of their Jewish descent, and Old Christians, who ...
Edited by Alexander Fidora, Harvey Hames, and Yossef Schwarz
Edited by Resianne Fontaine and Gad Freudenthal
This two-volume work, Latin-into-Hebrew: Texts and Studies sheds new light on an under-investigated phenomenon of European medieval intellectual history: the transmission of knowledge and texts from Latin into Hebrew between the twelfth and the fifteenth century. Volume One: Studies, offers 18 ...
Edited by Ronald J. Stansbury
Using a variety of sources and disciplinary angles, this book shows the many and varied ways in which pastoral care came to play such an important role in the day to day lives of medieval people. 1 volume, 335-page, 17-chapter, English-language survey of study of medieval pastors (priests, ...
Catherine Eagleton, British Museum and University of Cambridge
Bringing together the surviving material and manuscript evidence, this book looks closely at a fascinating medieval sundial in the form of a ship. It considers who made and used the surviving instruments, as well as studying the scholars who wrote about it.
Edited by Christophe Grellard, École Française de Rome and Centre d'Études Supérieures de la Renaissance (CNRS) and Aurélien Robert, University of Paris 1 -Sorbonne
Drawing a new portrait of late medieval conflicts between atomists and anti-atomists, this book offers a new outlook on the fourteenth century's development of sciences.
Bruce S. Eastwood, University of Kentucky
Based on scores of medieval manuscript texts and diagrams, the book shows how Roman sources were used in the age of Charlemagne to reintroduce and expand a qualitative picture of articulated geometrical order in the heavens.
Edited by Nancy van Deusen, Claremont Graduate University
Cicero, it would seem, has refused to die, despite a tragic and ignominious assassination in 43 B.C., and the fact that today Latin is decreasing as a language that is commonly taught. This book offers a thorough study of why Cicero and his works have continued, through the centuries, to have an ...
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