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This book provides critical editions with previously unpublished versions of all related texts, translations of all texts into English and a detailed analysis of the origins, known history, possible fate and exact nature of the Image of Edessa.
Edited by Katrin Kogman-Appel and Mati Meyer
The essays collected in this volume present a multi-faceted range of scholarship from late antique synagogues, Jewish funerary art, early Christian and Byzantine mosaics, to Byzantine and Jewish book art, and the representation of the Old Testament in Western manuscripts.
This survey and synthesis of the structural and decorative uses of Roman remains, particularly marble, throughout the mediaeval Mediterranean, deals with the Christian West - but also Byzantium and Islam, each the inheritor of much Roman territory. It includes a 5000-image DVD.
Claire Judde de Larivière
This book illuminates the complexity of the changes in commercial shipping in Renaissance Venice. The study of the actors and of their practices reveals the mechanisms, motivations and consequences of the abandonment of the medieval system of the convoys of public galleys.
This book presents a detailed account of Ficino’s De Christiana religione and of Pico’s Apologia, in the context of the evolution of a humanist theology. Focusing on the relations between humanism, theology, and politics, it concludes with the Savonarola affair.
The book explores the theological roots of the issues of freedom, will, and action as they were discussed from the 4th to the 7th century, climaxing in the controversies concerning the will and energy of Christ.
This books provides a detailed analysis of the social structure of the First Crusade (1096 – 1099) along with an original assessment of the sociology of its contemporary or near contemporary sources.
par Emilie Marlène van Opstall
This book presents a new edition of the poems in hexameters and elegiacs of John Geometres (10th century), a key figure in the history of Byzantine poetry. Providing text, critical apparatus, commentary and translation, it can be valuable for scholars of Byzantine literature, historians and art ...
Edited by Alexander D. Beihammer, Maria G. Parani and Christopher D. Schabel
A significant contribution to the study of cross-cultural communication—and accommodation—in the ethnically, religiously and linguistically diverse world of the medieval Eastern Mediterranean as reflected in Byzantine, Latin and Islamic archival sources and chancery traditions.
Edited by Ian F.W. Beckett
In the fourth year of the Great War, the growing military, political, social and economic costs hit all existing belligerents while as yet uncommitted states joined the global conflict. 1917: Beyond the Western Front amply illustrates the crucial significance of this pivotal year.
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