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  • Conflicting Femininities in Medieval German Literature

    1st Edition

    By Karina Marie Ash

    Drastic changes in lay religiosity during the High Middle Ages spurred anxiety about women forsaking their secular roles as wives and mothers for religious ones as nuns and beguines. This anxiety and the subsequent need to model an ideal of feminine behavior for the laity is particularly expressed…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Latin Church in the Crusader States

    The Secular Church, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Hamilton

    This is the first major work on the history of the secular church in the Frankish states of Syria and the Holy Land - a subject which has not hitherto attracted the interest of ecclesiastical historians. The present book has been written to fill this important gap in crusader studies. It deals with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages

    Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens

    Under the guidance of the leading experts on baptismal fonts and the co-directors of the Baptisteria Sacra Index, the world’s only iconographical inventory of baptismal fonts, a research project at the University of Toronto, this collection of essays by a group of European and North American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Temple Imagery from Early Mediaeval Peninsular India

    1st Edition

    By Archana Verma

    Analyzing the ways in which ideas of heroic discourse and the socio-religious and political needs of the period moulded iconography, this book explores the evolution of the iconography of the early mediaeval Hindu temples of the Indian peninsula, over the course of the sixth-twelfth centuries C.E.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Selected Works of Isaac of Stella

    A Cistercian Voice from the Twelfth Century, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Deme

    This book presents an invaluable selection of sermons and theological treatises of the twelfth century author, Isaac of Stella. The English born abbot of the French Cistercian monastery of Stella on the Isle of Ré is one of the most inspiring, yet equally elusive, representatives of the great…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice

    English 'Singing Psalms' and Scottish 'Psalm Buiks', c. 1547-1640, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Duguid

    During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all ages, social classes and educational abilities memorized and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. Those written by Thomas Sternhold and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Theological Aesthetics after von Balthasar

    1st Edition

    By Stan Hawkins

    Edited by James Fodor, Oleg V. Bychkov

    This collection of essays by distinguished authors explores the present-day field of theological aesthetics: from von Balthasar’s contribution and parallel developments to correctives and alternatives to his approach. A tribute to von Balthasar’s own project expands into a dialogue with ancient and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    1st Edition

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Contact and Conflict in Frankish Greece and the Aegean, 1204-1453

    Crusade, Religion and Trade between Latins, Greeks and Turks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos G. Chrissis, Mike Carr

    The conquest of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade shattered irreversibly the political and cultural unity of the Byzantine world in the Greek peninsula, the Aegean and western Asia Minor. Between the disintegration of the Byzantine Empire after 1204 and the consolidation of Ottoman power in the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

  • Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art

    Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alicia Walker, Amanda Luyster

    Offering original analysis of the convergence between 'sacred' and 'secular' in medieval works of art and architecture, this collection explores both the usefulness and limitations of these terms for describing medieval attitudes. The modern concepts of 'sacred' and 'secular' are shown to be…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Rome and Religion in the Medieval World

    Studies in Honor of Thomas F.X. Noble, 1st Edition

    By Valerie L. Garver, Owen M. Phelan

    Rome and Religion in the Medieval World provides a panoramic and interdisciplinary exploration of Rome and religious culture. The studies build upon or engage Thomas F.X. Noble’s interest in Rome, especially his landmark contributions to the origins of the Papal States and early medieval image…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

  • Images of the Mother of God

    Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Vassilaki

    Fully illustrated in colour and black and white, Images of the Mother of God complements the successful exhibition catalogue of the 'Mother of God' exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens. It brings together the work of leading international authorities and younger scholars to provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge

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