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Speech Bubbles

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Man holding banderol, ca. 1205-1210. Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, MS 66, fol. 56r. Public domain.Source: www.getty.edu/about/whatwedo/opencontent.html.Even more so than before, the decoration style in this chapter blends...

Medieval Book Apps

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Volvelle in housebook of Houcken family near Münster, ca. 1450-1500. Maastricht, Regionaal Historisch Centrum Limburg, 22.001A. Photo by the author.In the last chapter of this section the spectrum of medieval written culture expands once...

Curriculum

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...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...

Manuscripts on the Move

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Portable girdle book with knot to clip behind belt (plastic strips hold book open for photo), fifteenth century. New Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, MS 84, fol. 6v-7r. Public domain. Source...

Betwixt and Between: Dante’s Purgatory

Sheila J. Nayar

Sheila J. Nayar is Associate Professor of English and Communication Studies at Greensboro College, North Carolina, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante’s Sacred Poem : Flesh and the Centrality of the Eucharist to the Divine Comedy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...For many readers—perhaps most, these days—Dante’s Inferno, with its imbricated horrors and colorful grotesquerie, is far more alluring than either Purgatory or Paradise. True, sin, revenge, and passion may evoke “more life and dramatic...

Dante in Danger

Barbara Reynolds

Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante : The Poet, the Thinker, the Man

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The contrast between the tender and delicate style of Francesca’s narration and the repulsive description of the gluttons in the following canto shows Dante the craftsman at his most deliberate and self-aware. It is said repeatedly...

Epilogue

Barbara Reynolds

Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante : The Poet, the Thinker, the Man

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Soon after Dante wrote the final words of his Commedia peace was shattered. Trouble sprang up between Venice and Ravenna. Some Venetian ships were seized by the Ravennese and Venetian sailors were killed. The Doge of Venice formed...

The History of the Kings of Mazanderan

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...The Rise to Power Of The Third Line Of The Bavand Kings Historians have recorded that in the year 635 [1238], when the flourishing realms of Transoxiana and Iran were unjustly devastated by the forces of Turan, Husamuddawla Ardashir—son...

The History of the Sarbadars of Sabzawar

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...How The Sarbadar Kings Gained Control Of The Province Of Sabzawar Historians have reported that Bashtin is a village dependency of Bayhaq. In Bashtin there was an extremely powerful khwaja called Shihabuddin Fazlullah, whose lineage on his...

Slips, Strips, and Scraps: Scholarly Notes

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel is book historian and professor at the School of Library, Archival and Information Studies at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Books Before Print

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...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...