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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 Joseph Canning, Edmund King and Martial Staub
This collection of essays is based on a conference in honour of David Luscombe held at the University of Sheffield in September 2006 under the title "Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Ages."
Edited by Denis Sullivan, Elizabeth Fisher and Stratis Papaioannou
Twenty-five articles in art history, social history, literature, epigraphy, numismatics and sigillography pay tribute to Alice-Mary Talbot in a coherent volume related to her abiding interest in the study of Byzantine religious practices in their social context.
Filip Van Tricht
This book offers a new perspective on the Latin take-over of Byzantine territories after the crusader sack of Constantinople in 1204, arguing that the new rulers very consciously aimed at continuing the Eastern Empire, drawing many Byzantines to their side.
This volume offers the first critical edition of and thorough introduction to one of medieval Naples’ most notable expressions of local memory and identity and a foundational text in the subsequent development of Neapolitan historiography.
By Piotr Ł. Grotowski. Translated by Richard Brzezinski.
This study investigates whether military equipment shown in images of warrior saints reflects items used by the mid-Byzantine Army or repeats Classical forms. This in turn answers questions on the originality of Byzantine art and its reliability as a historical source.
Judith R. Ryder
Demetrius Kydones was a leading political and intellectual figure in fourteenth-century Byzantium, know especially for his translations of Aquinas and pro-western attitudes. This book examines Kydones’ career and writings in order to see what light they shed on Byzantine political and cultural ...
Iain G. MacDonald, University of Glasgow
In Clerics and Clansmen Iain MacDonald examines the medieval diocese of Argyll in Gaelic Scotland between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries, and the clergy who served within it, exploring their origins, clerical celibacy, education and pastoral care.
By analysing cases of Polish involvement in the crusades and collecting traces of the crusading ideology and preaching in Polish sources from the 12th and 13th century, the book makes a valuable contribution to the discussion about the place of Central Europe in medieval Western Civilization.
Edited by Stephen T. Driscoll, Jane Geddes and Mark A. Hall
Survey chapters analyse advances in studies of Pictish culture during the last fifty years. Inter-disciplinary case studies cover archaeology, place-names, history, liturgy, and history within a wider European framework.
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