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Literary Representations

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Medieval Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Medieval authors, influenced by Classical rhetorical practices, created highly structured literature and economical narratives in European vernacular languages, combining Classical formulas and tropes with contemporary themes, motifs...

Literature

Juanita Feros Ruys

Juanita Ruys is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Medieval Age Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The category of “literature” in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages differs from modern understandings of the term. There was less of a focus on texts designed for “leisure” reading, such as novels today, but rather a strong didactic...

Linguistic Models and Methods

Philip A. Shaw

Philip A. Shaw is Lecturer in English Language and Old English, University of Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pagan Goddesses in the Early Germanic World : Eostre, Hreda and the Cult of Matrons: Studies in Early Medieval History

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...This chapter is intended as a brief orientation to the linguistic methods that underpin some of the arguments put forward in the chapters that follow. It is intended to help non-specialists understand the bases on which these arguments...

Language, Identity, and Assimilation

Maged S. A. Mikhail

Maged S. A. Mikhail obtained a PhD in the History of the Near and Middle East from the University of California, Los Angeles for which he received an Honourable Mention for the Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award from the Middle East Studies Association of North America. He currently teaches at California State University, Fullerton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Byzantine to Islamic Egypt : Religion, Identity and Politics after the Arab Conquest

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...From the mid-fifth through the tenth century ce, the history of Egypt was primarily documented in three languages: Greek, Coptic, and Arabic. The only notable exceptions are a small number of surviving Latin papyri, and numerically...

Byzantium for Classicists

Anthony Kaldellis

Anthony Kaldellis (Professor and Chair of Classics at the Ohio State University) has published many books on various aspects of Byzantine history, culture, and literature. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Byzantium Unbound : Modernity, Imperial Bureaucracy and Islam

Arc Humanities Press, 2019

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...When the library of University College London was thinking of cancelling its subscription to Byzantinische Zeitschrift on the grounds that it would not be frequently consulted, Arnaldo Momigliano replied that “the problem would not be what...

Divine Attributes

Daniel Rynhold

Daniel Rynhold is Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Philosophy at Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University, New York. He serves on the editorial boards of Le'ela and the Journal of the London School of Jewish Studies, and is the author a previous book entitled Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices (2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Introduction to Medieval Jewish Philosophy

I.B.Tauris, 2009

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...In attempting to speak of the One in his Enneads, Plotinus famously described it as ‘above being’. The One is unknowable and ineffable – beyond our knowledge and beyond description or characterisation. We know that the One exists, but we...

The Language of Sixth-century Frankish Diplomacy

The Merovingian Kingdoms and the Mediterranean World : Revisiting the Sources

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...The Austrasian Letters, a compilation of sixth-century diplomatic missives, closes with a unique and, by now, famous block of letters documenting a particularly intense period in Frankish-Byzantine relations. On the agenda were two urgent...

Language and Poetry

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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...In the university city of Bologna, surrounded by scholars, Dante felt drawn to resume intellectual activity. His renewed contact with his friend and fellow poet, Cino da Pistoia, revived his memory of the style that they and other members...

Medieval Titulature and Rus’

Christian Raffensperger

Christian Raffensperger is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Pre-Modern and Ancient World Studies Program at Wittenberg University, OH, USA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Kingdom of Rus’

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Rus’ was, in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, part and parcel of the larger medieval European world. Conceptualizing it this way is an asset when attempting to comprehend the nature of a kniaz’. A comparison can then be made of medieval...

Christianity After the Millennium

G. R. Evans

G. R. Evans is Professor Emeritus of Medieval Theology and Intellectual History in the University Cambridge. Her many books include Augustine on Evil; Alan of Lille; The Thought of Gregory the Great; Anselm; The Medieval Theologians; Belief: A Short History for Today" (I.B.Tauris, 2006); The Church in the Early Middle Ages (I.B.Tauris, 2007), The University of Cambridge: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2009) and The University of Oxford: A New History" (I.B.Tauris, 2010, paperback 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Short History of Medieval Christianity

I.B.Tauris, 2017

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...From Mission to Established Church Ralph Glaber (985–1047) was sent off to become a monk as a young boy at the wish of a well-meaning uncle. To begin with he had a chequered monastic career. His bad behaviour led to several moves. Settled...