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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.
Through the juxtaposition of legal theory and practice and the utilization of detailed family reconstruction, a comparison of the property, remarriage and identity of widows in two fundamentally different societies provides a fresh approach which reconsiders generalizations about widows’ ...
Edited by Ulrike Hascher-Burger, August den Hollander and Wim Janse
The contributions reflect a broad range of interdisciplinary research interests in the field of lay piety and learned theology in the Middle Ages, Reformation, and Later Times as well as their representation through certain media as for instance book printing.
Michael A. Vargas
Audacious transgressors, rebellious sowers of discord, a brood of vipers – so leaders of the Order of Preachers described their own men. This lively study of costly corporate successes and failed reforms restores to the late medieval friars their complex humanity.
Stretching from the Middle Ages to Modern Times and including sholars like Albertus Magnus, Conrad Gessner, and even Georges Buffon and Carl of Linné, this book offers a wideranging survey of the theological, medical and zoological discussions devoted to hybride creatures such as mermaids, ...
Stephanie Fink De Backer
This study of Castilian widows, based on extensive analysis of literary and archival sources, provides insight into the complex mechanisms lying behind the formulation of gender boundaries and the pragmatic politics of everyday life in the early modern world.
The brilliant career of the jurist Lodovico Pontano provides an insight into career strategies of a man of learning in different fields and contributes to the story of Italian universities, the curia and the Council of Basel. A first edition of his treatises offers new material for research into ...
Thomas Sullivan, O.S.B.
The second volume of a two-volume biographical register of Parisian theologians licensed in theology between 1373 and 1500, this book presents biographical notices of 460 members of the secular clergy who received the licentiate at that time.
Edited by Eyal Poleg & Laura Light
Drawing on expertise in art history, liturgy, exegesis, preaching and manuscript studies, this volume is the first cohesive study of the layout, evolution and use of the Late Medieval Bible, one of the bestsellers of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
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