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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.
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.
The Alchandreana are of considerable historical importance. They constitute not only the earliest Latin texts of the Middle Ages dealing systematically with astrology but also the earliest Latin scientific texts based on Arabic sources.
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.
Charles M. Radding and Antonio Ciaralli
This book traces the history of Justinian’s Institutes, Code, and Digest from late antiquity to the juristic revival of the late eleventh century. It includes extensive discussion of manuscripts and other evidence, and plates of many important manuscripts that have never before been reproduced.
Edited by D'Arcy Jonathan Dacre Boulton and Jan R. Veenstra
This book is a collection of eight essays on the ideology of Burgundy, dealing with the body of ideas, images, institutions and narrative fictions produced for the Valois dukes of Burgundy to create and maintain their incipient domanial state (1364-1560s).
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 Through close readings of unpublished texts, it offers fresh perspectives on the history of religious community, reform, and the church in the fifteenth century.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 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.
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).
Diane J. Reilly
Using the political and theological writings of the eleventh-century churchmen Gerard of Cambrai and Richard of Saint-Vanne, this study argues that the Flemish Saint-Vaast Bible's illuminations defended the continued hegemony of the then embattled offices of King and Bishop.
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