The Giant Hero in Medieval Literature

Tina Marie Boyer, Wake Forest University

Status: 
€119,00
$154.00
ISBN13: 
9789004292956
E-ISBN: 
9789004316416
Publication Date: 
June 2016
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
274 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
2352-0299
Volume: 
2

Edited by Theresa Earenfight, History at Seattle University

The authors bring fresh approaches to the subject of royal and noble households in medieval and early modern Europe with a focus on the nuclear and extended royal family, their household attendants, noblemen and noblewomen as courtiers, and physicians.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004314320
Expected: 
March 2018
€165,00
$190.00

Edited by Thea Tomaini, University of Southern California

From revenant legends to the regulation of burial space; from martyrologies to accounts of murder; and from the danse macabre to funerals both lavish and simple, this volume examines how communities dealt with their dead as continual, albeit non-living members.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315143
Expected: 
January 2018
€149,00
$172.00

Edited by Misty Urban, Deva F. Kemmis, and Melissa Ridley Elmes

Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth offers nineteen new critical essays from an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars examining the cultural, literary, and mythical inheritance of the legendary half-fairy, half-serpent Melusine.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004315082
E-ISBN: 
9789004355958
Expected: 
November 2017
€127,00
$147.00

Edited by Radosław Kotecki, Jacek Maciejewski and John S. Ott

Between Sword and Prayer brings together diverse studies on the involvement of medieval European clergy in warfare and military activities, spanning a broad geographical range and multiple interpretive perspectives, including legal, literary, historical, and hagiographical approaches.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004347304
E-ISBN: 
9789004353626
Publication date: 
October 2017
€149,00
$172.00

Edited by Larissa Tracy, Longwood University and Kelly DeVries, Loyola University Maryland

This volume brings together essays that consider wounding and/or wound repair from a wide range of sources and disciplines including arms and armaments, military history, medical history, literature, art history, hagiography, and archaeology across medieval and early modern Europe.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292796
E-ISBN: 
9789004306455
Publication date: 
October 2015
€193,00
$250.00