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Medicine and the Senses: Feeling the Pulse, Smelling the Plague, and Listening for the Cure

A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...A sign of change in the quality of the body happens in four ways: either by sight as in jaundice, morphew, a blackened tongue and the like; or by smell, such as fetid breath or sweat [that smells like] a lobster or a he-goat or the like...

Mental Health in the Middle Ages

Kathryn Hurlock

Kathryn Hurlock is Senior Lecturer in Medieval History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wendy J. Turner

Wendy J. Turner is Professor at Augusta University, GA, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Encyclopedia of the Global Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019

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...Topic/Event Description Though the terminology relating to mental health differed from modern definitions, and was in no way as specific as the taxonomy of mental disorders developed in the 1890s, a wide range of symptoms were described...

Love, desire and hate

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Women’s Companion to Mythology (1997), King Arthur’s Enchantresses (2006), The Land of the Green Man (2015) and Winter is Coming (2015), among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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All Men Must Die : Power and Passion in Game of Thrones

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Emotions are critical in Game of Thrones. They drive major plotlines, motivate action and sometimes manifest themselves in unexpected places. Everyone in the Known World feels. Sometimes they feel strangely or try to suppress...

Sa'di on Love and Morals

The Coming of the Mongols

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...What is certain about Sa’di’s life is that he flourished in the thirteenth century (seventh century AH), went to the Nezamiyeh College of Baghdad, travelled widely and lived long. It is clear from his love poetry that he was an ardent...

Introduction: The Sensual Middle Ages

Richard G. Newhauser

Richard G. Newhauser is Professor of English and Medieval Studies at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA. He is the author of, among other works, The Early History of Greed (2000); Sin: Essays on the Moral Tradition in the Western Middle Ages (2007); and co-editor of Sin in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (2012). He recently co-edited “Pleasure and Danger in Perception: The Five Senses in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance,” a special issue of The Senses & Society (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Senses in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Recent scholarship on the senses has demonstrated that an essential step in writing a comprehensive cultural history involves the reconstruction of a period’s sensorium, or the “sensory model” of conscious and unconscious associations...

Aristotle (384–322 BCE)

Bruce V. Foltz

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Bruce Foltz is a Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mohammad Azadpur

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Mohammad Azadpur

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David Bradshaw

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David Bradshaw

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Peter Casarella

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Peter Casarella

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Bernard McGinn

Bernard McGinn

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Medieval Philosophy : A Multicultural Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Aristotle (384–322 BCE) was born in the northern Greek city of Stagira. In his youth he came to Athens and joined Plato’s Academy, remaining there until Plato’s death twenty years later. After leaving the Academy he served as tutor...

The altered heart: Anguish, entreaty and lyric

Bihani Sarkar

Bihani Sarkar is the British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Christ Church College, University of Oxford. She received her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2014. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Sanskrit Tragedy : The Concept of Suffering and Pathos in Medieval India

I.B. Tauris, 2021

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...I am in love with moistness. The Meghadūta as a lament Kālidāsa’s Meghadūta,The text used most frequently here is that interpreted by Vallabhadeva, and verse numbers correspond to those given in that text. When referring to the text...

Conclusion: Beyond Sound

Diane J. Reilly

Diane J. Reilly is Associate Professor of Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her first book, The Art of Reform in Eleventh-Century Flanders: Gerard of Cambrai, Richard of Saint-Vanne and the Saint-Vaast Bible (Brill, 2006) explored connections between art, politics and monastic reform. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cistercian Reform and the Art of the Book in Twelfth-Century France

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...Recent scholarship, particularly that of Éric Palazzo, has cast light on the role of physical senses other than hearing in the liturgy.Palazzo summarizes the contributions of earlier scholars in, “Art, Liturgy and the Five Senses...

Fruitful Words in the Stephen Harding Bible

Diane J. Reilly

Diane J. Reilly is Associate Professor of Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her first book, The Art of Reform in Eleventh-Century Flanders: Gerard of Cambrai, Richard of Saint-Vanne and the Saint-Vaast Bible (Brill, 2006) explored connections between art, politics and monastic reform. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cistercian Reform and the Art of the Book in Twelfth-Century France

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...Bernard of Clairvaux, Sermon 7:5, Song of Songs I, trans. Killian Walsh, Cistercian Fathers Series 4 (Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, 1971), 41–42. Laudem ergo cum caeli cantoribus in commune ducentes, utpote cives sanctorum et...

Chronic Pain and Illness

Alicia Spencer-Hall

Alicia Spencer-Hall is an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Language, School of Language, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary, University of London (UK). She specializes in comparative analyses of medieval literature and modern critical theory. She is an expert in medieval hagiography, with her work foregrounding interrogations inflected by contemporary visual, media, and cultural studies. Her first book, Medieval Saints and Modern Screens, came out in December 2017 with Amsterdam University Press. At present, she is finishing up work on her second book, Medieval Twitter, forthcoming with ARC Humanities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Disability in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The semiosomatics of medieval chronic pain and illness Why do we hurt? What is the sick and pained body trying to articulate? What meaning are we—the afflicted, and those bearing witness to our pain—supposed to derive from the body...