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  • Reading Plato, Tracing Plato: From Ancient Commentary to Medieval Reception book cover

    Reading Plato, Tracing Plato

    From Ancient Commentary to Medieval Reception, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Gersh

    Stephen Gersh deals here with the Platonic tradition in European thought from the 4th to the 14th century. During this period one can distinguish an earlier phase, consisting of the work of ancient Greek commentators who possessed Plato's original works, and a later phase comprising the activities…

    Hardback – 2005-03-14
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Low Countries in the Sixteenth Century: Erasmus, Religion and Politics, Trade and Finance book cover

    The Low Countries in the Sixteenth Century

    Erasmus, Religion and Politics, Trade and Finance, 1st Edition

    By James D. Tracy

    In the 16th century, the population of the Low Countries (modern Belgium and The Netherlands), the most urbanized and best educated in Transalpine Europe, provided not just a ready audience for ideas of religious reform, but a sophisticated political framework for the airing of the great debates of…

    Hardback – 2005-03-10
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions book cover

    Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Gad Freudenthal

    Two major themes run through these studies by Gad Freudenthal: science and philosophy in the medieval Hebrew tradition; and the repercussions of Greek theories of matter in the medieval Arabic and Hebrew scientific traditions. The opening essays offer a sociologically-informed picture of the…

    Hardback – 2005-02-21
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Lives and Miracles of the Saints: Studies in Medieval Latin Hagiography book cover

    Lives and Miracles of the Saints

    Studies in Medieval Latin Hagiography, 1st Edition

    By Michael E. Goodich

    Hagiography is a rich source for our knowledge of many aspects of medieval culture and tradition. The lives and miracles of the saints may be read on several levels, both as an expression of the dominant ideology and as a reflection of long-term themes in medieval society. The essays in this volume…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Related Worlds - Studies in Jewish and Arab Ancient and Early Medieval History book cover

    Related Worlds - Studies in Jewish and Arab Ancient and Early Medieval History

    1st Edition

    By Moshe Gil

    An element common to all the articles collected here is the attempt to make parallel use of sources from different cultures - Biblical and Talmudic Hebrew, Greek and Latin, Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic - comparing these different but complementary sources in the investigation of topics in Jewish and…

    Hardback – 2004-12-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Environmental Philosophy: Critical Concepts in the Environment book cover

    Environmental Philosophy

    Critical Concepts in the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Baird Callicott, Clare Palmer

    This collection gathers classic, influential, and important papers in environmental philosophy from the late 1960s and early 1970s (when academic environmental philosophy began to coalesce) to the present. The volumes explore environmental ethics, epistemological, metaphysical, and comparative…

    Hardback – 2004-12-02
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Religion in the History of the Medieval West book cover

    Religion in the History of the Medieval West

    1st Edition

    By John Van Engen

    These ten essays by John Van Engen situate religion in the history of medieval Western Europe: as an unavoidable presence in everyday life, as a conceptual framework for social and political life, as a force integral to its historical dynamics. Four of the essays are bibliographical and…

    Hardback – 2004-06-21
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies in the Origins of Early Islamic Culture and Tradition book cover

    Studies in the Origins of Early Islamic Culture and Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Michael Cook

    In contrast to the gradual formation of the high cultures of most of the world, the process by which Islamic civilisation emerged and took on its classical form between the 7th and 9th centuries was unusually sudden. The studies collected here are concerned with aspects of this remarkable…

    Hardback – 2004-03-15
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Shamanism: Critical Concepts in Sociology book cover

    Shamanism

    Critical Concepts in Sociology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrei A. Znamenski

    Mircea Eliade descibed shamanism as the primal religion of humanity, the 'archaic technique of ecstasy'. The books of best-selling author Carlos Castaneda made it part of popular culture. Since the 1960s shamanism has continued to attract the attention of scholars, artists, writers and the general…

    Hardback – 2004-03-11
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    Critical Concepts in Sociology

  • Grammarians and Grammatical Theory in the Medieval Arabic Tradition book cover

    Grammarians and Grammatical Theory in the Medieval Arabic Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Ramzi Baalbaki

    Professor Baalbaki deals here with the Arabic grammatical tradition and the analytical methods of the medieval Arab grammarians. The essays included open new perspectives on the most authoritative work on Arabic grammar, Sibawayhi's tome or Kitab, on the relation between grammatical study and other…

    Hardback – 2004-02-17
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    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Holocaust: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies book cover

    The Holocaust

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cesarani

    Since the end of the 1980s the field of Holocaust studies has burgeoned, diversified, and experienced a series of important controversies. Drawing on the best research of the past sixty years, this collection brings together the most significant secondary literature on the Nazi persecution and mass…

    Hardback – 2004-01-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Theodulf of Orléans: Charlemagne's Spokesman against the Second Council of Nicaea book cover

    Theodulf of Orléans: Charlemagne's Spokesman against the Second Council of Nicaea

    1st Edition

    By Ann Freeman

    Who composed in Charlemagne's name the impressive treatise that repudiates the Acts of the Second Council of Nicaea (but which, in the end, the king prevented for religio-political reasons from circulating in his own day)? This series of essays explores in turn the liturgical background, the…

    Hardback – 2003-08-21
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    Variorum Collected Studies

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