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Introduction to the Bibliographies of the Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...Purpose and Scope The primary purpose of these bibliographies is to enable students to orient themselves quickly to facilitate conducting independent research. As such they are essentially conceived as reference bibliographies rather than...

Conclusion

Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Universities have always been a paradox. Publicly perceived, with their own connivance, as separate and self-governed entities, hallowed ground where students test their boundaries and learn how and why to engage with the world...

The Empty Part Of The Page

Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Leaf from papyrus codex, ca. 150-250 CE. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, P.Mich.Inv. 6238, recto. CC BY 3.0. Source: .https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis.Filling the page with words and abbreviations is arguably the most important...

Discussion, Conclusions, and Looking Forward

The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...People rarely behave in exactly the ways anticipated by even the most sophisticated theories. But one of the greatest benefits of qualitative research is in revealing the surprising, nuanced, and often unpredictable ways that people...

Introducing the Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

Encyclopedia entry

...The concept of the “Middle Ages” dates back to Italian humanists during the Renaissance who saw themselves as reviving the glories of the Greek and Roman Classical Period against the darkness of the period in-between. Traditionally...

Conclusion

The Scholastic Project

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...When I teach medieval theology to students, many of whom have little theological knowledge or experience of religion, they often look at me incredulously. They cannot believe that people believed. They are surprised by the intensity...

Curriculum

Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Today a seventeen-year-old Danish student planning to study physics can decide to start her degree in Belgium at the University of Leuven in order to do some physics in French; in second year, she might check the rankings of the top...

Their Understanding of the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

Book chapter

...We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.Anaïs Nin, Seduction of the Minotaur (London: A. Swallow, 1961), p. 124.This chapter explores the ideas about the Middle Ages voiced by the Middle Ages in Popular Imagination study...

Slips, Strips, and Scraps: Scholarly Notes

Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Manuscript made from offcuts, showing uneven edge of page and discolouration, ca. 1000-1025. Leiden, UB, VLO 92, fol. 124r. With permission.While the medieval examples of ephemeral artifacts discussed in Chapter 22 involved paper, other...

Books on a Diet

Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Holster book with Ovid’s Fasti produced for classroom use, twelfth century. Leiden, UB, VLQ 73, fol. 16v. With permission.It is not just through expansion that a medieval manuscript can be tagged as uncommon or breaking with the norm...