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  • Buddhist Mahayana Texts book cover

    Buddhist Mahayana Texts

    1st Edition

    By E.B. Cowell, F. Max Muller, J. Takakusu

    This is a subset of the Sacred Books of the East Series which includes translations of all the most important works of the seven non-Christian religions which have exercised a profound influence on the civilizations of the continent of Asia. The works have been translated by leading authorities in…

    Hardback – 2001-09-21
    Routledge

  • The Satapatha Brahmana book cover

    The Satapatha Brahmana

    1st Edition

    By F. Max Muller

    This is a subset of F. Max Mullers great collection The Sacred Books of the East.…

    Hardback – 2001-09-21
    Routledge

  • Women and Religious Life in Byzantium book cover

    Women and Religious Life in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Alice-Mary Talbot

    After an introductory general essay on the life cycle and status of women in Byzantine society, this volume focuses on female religious life, with particular emphasis on the role of convents - as spiritual sanctuary, refuge for women in need, or provider of charitable services. Several essays…

    Hardback – 2001-08-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Aspects of the Mind of Byzantium: Political Theory, Theology, and Ecclesiastical Relations with the See of Rome book cover

    Aspects of the Mind of Byzantium

    Political Theory, Theology, and Ecclesiastical Relations with the See of Rome, 1st Edition

    By Milton V. Anastos, Speros Vryonis, Nicholas Goodhue

    This volume of studies by the late Milton Anastos contains his major articles published after his previous collection appeared, along with the first publication of a portion of ’The Mind of Byzantium’, Anastos’s projected multi-volume survey of Byzantine intellectual history. These essays deal with…

    Hardback – 2001-08-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Divine Liturgies - Human Problems in Byzantium, Armenia, Syria and Palestine book cover

    Divine Liturgies - Human Problems in Byzantium, Armenia, Syria and Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Robert F. Taft

    In obedience to Jesus' command, 'Do this in remembrance of me', the ritual repetition of the Lord's Supper down through the ages and across multiple Christian cultures in the liturgies of East and West, has given rise, inevitably, to innumerable diversities of shape, text, cultural context, and…

    Hardback – 2001-08-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Medicine in a Multicultural Society: Christian, Jewish and Muslim Practitioners in the Spanish Kingdoms, 1222–1610 book cover

    Medicine in a Multicultural Society

    Christian, Jewish and Muslim Practitioners in the Spanish Kingdoms, 1222–1610, 1st Edition

    By Luis García-Ballester

    The present collection by Professor García-Ballester deals with medicine and science (i.e. natural philosophy) in the Spanish kingdoms of Castile and Aragon between the 13th and the 17th centuries. It includes a new English version of a major study first published in Spanish. While sharing much,…

    Hardback – 2001-07-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Crusading and Warfare in Medieval and Renaissance Europe book cover

    Crusading and Warfare in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

    1st Edition

    By Norman Housley

    These studies span the period from the origins of the crusading movement in the 11th century until its final active phase during the Renaissance. Some of the articles spring from Norman Housley’s work on crusading against Christian heretics, mercenary companies and lay powers which were involved in…

    Hardback – 2001-07-09
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Inquisitions and Other Trial Procedures in the Medieval West book cover

    Inquisitions and Other Trial Procedures in the Medieval West

    1st Edition

    By H.A. Kelly

    'Inquisition' was the new form of criminal procedure that was developed by the lawyer-pope Innocent III and given definitive form at the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215. It has since developed a notoriety which has obscured the reality of the procedure, and it is this that Professor Kelly is first…

    Hardback – 2001-05-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Abelard and his Legacy book cover

    Abelard and his Legacy

    1st Edition

    By Constant J. Mews

    The literary achievements of Peter Abelard (1079-1142), in particular his logic and theology, form the subject of this volume. In the essays Dr Mews has challenged many traditional assumptions about Abelard's development as both a logician and as a theologian. He offers a new framework for…

    Hardback – 2001-04-17
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Ideology and Royal Power in Medieval France: Kingship, Crusades and the Jews book cover

    Ideology and Royal Power in Medieval France

    Kingship, Crusades and the Jews, 1st Edition

    By William Chester Jordan

    Ideology and Royal Power is a collection of essays describing and assessing the ways in which royal publicists in medieval France conceived the authority of the crown, especially with regard to protecting and defending its Christian subjects from their alleged enemies at home and abroad--corrupt…

    Hardback – 2001-03-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Waldenses, 1170–1530: Between a Religious Order and a Church book cover

    The Waldenses, 1170–1530

    Between a Religious Order and a Church, 1st Edition

    By Peter Biller

    The Waldenses, like the Franciscans, emerged from the apostolic movements within the Latin Church of the decades around 1200, but unlike the Franciscans they were driven underground. Not a full counter-Church, like the Cathar heretics, they formed a clandestine religious order, preaching to and…

    Hardback – 2001-03-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Greek Philosophers in the Arabic Tradition book cover

    Greek Philosophers in the Arabic Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Dimitri Gutas

    Professor Gutas deals here with the lives, sayings, thought, and doctrines of Greek philosophers drawn from sources preserved in medieval Arabic translations and for the most part not extant in the original. The Arabic texts, some of which are edited here for the first time, are translated…

    Hardback – 2000-12-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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