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István P. Bejczy
Exploring the history of the cardinal virtues from patristic times to the late fourteenth century, this book offers a comprehensive view of the development of moral debate in the Latin Middle Ages.
Liv Helene Willumsen, University of Tromsø
Drawing on wide range of legal documents from the seventeenth-century, this book contains quantitative and qualitative analyses of witchcraft trials in Scotland and Finnmark, Norway. Attention is drawn towards the voices of the accused persons, the witnesses, and the law.
Wace's three hagiographical works, the Conception Nostre Dame and the Lives of St Margaret and St Nicholas, are brought together here for the first time in a volume containing the original texts, the first translations into English, notes and substantial introductions.
This book offers the first systematic inventory of late medieval social imagery drawn from the entire surviving corpus of vernacular book production in the Middle Low German region prior to the Reformation.
This book analyzes William of Ockham's early theory of property rights alongside those of his fellow dissident Franciscans, paying careful attention to each friar's use of Roman and civil law, which provided the conceptual building blocks of the poverty controversy.
Krijn Pansters, Tilburg University
Providing an in-depth analysis of the virtues of evangelical life according to three major Franciscan authors, this book is a valuable contribution to our understanding of how the virtues functioned as central, organizing elements in early Franciscan literature and instruction.
Edited by István P. Bejczy
This collection surveys the tradition of medieval commentaries on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics from its thirteenth-century origins to the fifteenth century, concentrating on the conception of the moral and intellectual virtues in a continuous interplay of ancient and Christian moral thought.
Edited by Sarah Blick & Laura D. Gelfand
Medieval and Renaissance viewers demanded art and architecture that provoked emotional and/or performative interactivity. The authors of these essays explore the history of this call and response from the view of both artists and devotees.
Edited by Marika Keblusek & Badeloch Vera Noldus
Taking various professional groups in the early modern period (diplomats, merchants, artists) as a starting point, this book offers exciting new perspectives on early modern brokerage as a widespread practice of transmission and dissemination of political, intellectual and cultural ideas.
Geert Warnar. Translated by Diane Webb
This book discusses the writings of the mystic Jan van Ruusbroec (1293-1381) within their medieval contexts of literary, religious and intellectual life, thus offering the first comprehensive biography of the most influential medieval Dutch author.
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