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  • The Sources of Beneventan Chant

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Forrest Kelly

    The area whose capital was the southern Lombard city of Benevento developed a culture identified with the characteristic form of writing known as the Beneventan script, which was used throughout the area and was brought to perfection at the abbey of Montecassino in the late eleventh century. This…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Art of Words: Bede and Theodulf

    1st Edition

    By Paul Meyvaert

    Medieval art is wordy; inscriptions and poems, commentaries and chronicles accompany and adorn it. The Art of Words presents a series of detective stories by a renowned explorer of medieval philological evidence who here examines the thought and objects of the Venerable Bede and Theodulf of Orleans…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in the Transmission of Wyclif's Writings

    1st Edition

    By Anne Hudson

    Wyclif's ideas caused a major upheaval both in the country of his birth and in the Bohemian area of central Europe; that upheaval affected theological, ecclesiastical and political developments from the late 14th to the early 16th centuries. Some of those ideas were transmitted orally through…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Medieval Liturgical and Legal Manuscripts from Spain and Southern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Roger E. Reynolds

    Though it may not be immediately obvious why articles on topics from such distantly removed areas of western Europe - the Iberian peninsula and southern Italy - should appear in the same volume (the fourth collection by Roger Reynolds), the materials covered illustrate that they are indeed closely…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Indigenous Religions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Harvey, Amy Whitehead

    Scholarly attention to Indigenous religions has grown massively in the last twenty years. Within varied forms of Indigenous Studies (e.g. Native American Studies, Maori Studies), as a field itself, and within ethnological disciplines such as Anthropology and Religious Studies, issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Concord and Reform

    Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Morimichi Watanabe, Thomas M. Izbicki

    Nicholas of Cusa is known as one of the most original philosophers of the 15th century, but by training he was a canon lawyer who received his degree from the University of Padua in 1423. The essays in this book analyse his legal and political ideas against the background of medieval religious,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • The Silk Roads

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    This book collects 15 papers on the greatest philosopher of late antiquity and founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (d.270), and the founding figure of philosophy in the Islamic world: al-KindÄ« (d. ca. 873). A number of the contributions focus on the text that joins the two: the so-called Theology of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Medieval Exegesis in the Latin West

    Sources and Forms, 1st Edition

    By Thomas O'Loughlin

    One of the significant developments in scholarship in the latter half of the twentieth century was the awareness among historians of ideas, historians of theology, and medievalists of the importance of the Christian scriptures in the Latin Middle Ages. In contrast to an earlier generation of…

    Hardback – 2013-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Witchcraft, Madness, Society, and Religion in Early Modern Germany

    A Ship of Fools, 1st Edition

    By H.C. Erik Midelfort

    H.C. Erik Midelfort has carved out a reputation for innovative work on early modern German history, with a particular focus on the social history of ideas and religion. This collection pulls together some of his best work on the related subjects of witchcraft, the history of madness and psychology,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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