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  • From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Denys Hay

    Originally published in 1953 From Roman Empire to Renaissance Europe looks at the broader picture of the Middle Ages, drawn in terms of the men and women and the situations that they had to face. The constant theme of change is revealed not by detailed narrative of elements but by commentary and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Texts and Images

    Studies of Manuscripts from the Middle Ages, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret M. Manion, Bernard J. Muir

    Originally published in 1991, Medieval Texts and Images is a collection of essays which critically examines medieval manuscripts. The book contains a wide range of contributions, the first examines the relationship of the Légende Dorée and its relationship to the aristocratic patrons who…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval English Benedictine Liturgy

    Studies in the Formation, Structure, and Content of the Monastic Votive Office, c. 950-1540, 1st Edition

    By Sally Elizabeth (Roper) Harper

    Originally published in 1993, Medieval English Benedictine Liturgy is a detailed study of the liturgical use of medieval monasteries in England, spanning 500 years. The study examines the major votive observances that came to fruition in the twelfth century and later and argues that these important…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Medieval Liturgy

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lizette Larson-Miller

    Originally published in 1997, Medieval Liturgy is a unique and interesting collection of nine essays that explores medieval liturgy from three distinct perspectives: historical, liturgical, and theological. The book includes contributions from eminent scholars of the time and discusses the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Church in Early Irish Society

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Hughes

    Originally published in 1966, The Church in Early Irish Society traces the history of the church right up until the twelfth century. It gives an account of the problems which arose when the organization of the Christian church, imported from the urban bureaucracy of the Roman Empire, had to be…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • English Mediaeval Pilgrimage

    1st Edition

    By D. J. Hall

    Originally published in 1965, English Medieval Pilgrimage provides a detailed overview of the history of pilgrimage during the medieval period. The book looks at how the process of pilgrimage was more than a religious exercise, acting as a custom, a means of escape and a form of entertainment, as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Purchase of Paradise

    Gift Giving and the Aristocracy, 1307-1485, 1st Edition

    By Joel T. Rosenthal

    Originally published in 1972, The Purchase of Paradise is an account of medieval philanthropy and looks at the late medieval aristocracy as a social, rather than political group. The book analyses their voluntary behaviour, their gift giving and the Church, and addresses the nature of charity in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin

    The Collective Unconscious of Catholic and Orthodox Countries, 1st Edition

    By Mino Vianello

    In The Absolute Power Complex from Constantine to Stalin, Mino Vianello combines the history of Europe and of the ancient and modern Christian churches to argue that the social, political and cultural mentality of Catholic and Orthodox countries can be explored in terms of Jung’s concept of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-06 
    Routledge

  • History, Hagiography and Biblical Exegesis

    Essays on Bede, Adomnán and Thomas Becket, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer O'Reilly

    Edited by Tom O'Reilly

    When she died in 2016, Dr Jennifer O’Reilly left behind a body of published and unpublished work in three areas of medieval studies: the iconography of the Gospel Books produced in early medieval Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England; the writings of Bede and his older Irish contemporary, Adomnán of Iona…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion?  How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities?  When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam?  Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies

    Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Misner

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

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