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  • Religion and Society in Spain, c. 1492 book cover

    Religion and Society in Spain, c. 1492

    1st Edition

    By John Edwards

    The articles in this volume explore both individual and corporate aspects of religion in Spain during the 15th and 16th centuries - Jewish, Christian and Muslim. John Edwards looks in particular at the status, experience, and attitudes of the conversos, those who had converted to Christianity to…

    Hardback – 1996-03-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Etudes sur le christianisme arabe au Moyen Age book cover

    Etudes sur le christianisme arabe au Moyen Age

    1st Edition

    By Gérard Troupeau

    This volume brings together a set of articles on the history of eastern Christianity and the Arabic traditions which, from the 8th century, gradually superseded those in Greek , Syriac and Coptic. In the first group of studies, Professor Troupeau looks at a number of particular aspects of Arabic…

    Hardback – 1995-11-02
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Britain and Early Christian Europe: Studies in Early Medieval History and Culture book cover

    Britain and Early Christian Europe

    Studies in Early Medieval History and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Sims-Williams

    This volume, which contains about a third of Professor Sims-Williams’ articles from 1975 to 1994 includes those of most interest to early medieval historians. The first two articles are his Oxford O'Donnell lectures on the Coming of the Saxons, and the third discusses medieval Welsh reactions to…

    Hardback – 1995-11-02
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • From Zoroastrian Iran to Islam: Studies in Religious History and Intercultural Contacts book cover

    From Zoroastrian Iran to Islam

    Studies in Religious History and Intercultural Contacts, 1st Edition

    By Shaul Shaked

    The book deals with some major aspects of Zoroastrianism in Iran during the Sasanian period, including the important distinctions between the spritual and the material modes of existence, the idea that Ahreman, the Evil Spirit, does not belong in the material world, and the widely current myth of…

    Hardback – 1995-09-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Crusaders and Heretics, Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries book cover

    Crusaders and Heretics, Twelfth to Fourteenth Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Barber

    These articles seek to understand the attitudes and reactions of medieval society to both external threat and internal dissension, whether real or imagined. The crusaders encompass the Templars and the Knights of St Lazarus, members of military orders committed to the cause of perpetual battle for…

    Hardback – 1995-07-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Liturgy in Byzantium and Beyond book cover

    Liturgy in Byzantium and Beyond

    1st Edition

    By Robert F. Taft

    Liturgical ritual was a major element of the Christian cultures of Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. This was especially true of Byzantium, where court and church ritual, often intertwined, achieved a splendour unparalleled by any other aspect of civic or religious life. In this volume Robert…

    Hardback – 1995-07-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Innocent III: Studies on Papal Authority and Pastoral Care book cover

    Innocent III

    Studies on Papal Authority and Pastoral Care, 1st Edition

    By Brenda Bolton

    Pope Innocent III has long been seen as a central figure in the history of the medieval papacy. The Imperial struggle, on which attention has most often focused, is not, however, Brenda Bolton’s direct concern in these articles; she has rather sought to uncover the spiritual motivation of Innocent’…

    Hardback – 1995-06-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Cycles of Time and Scientific Learning in Medieval Europe book cover

    Cycles of Time and Scientific Learning in Medieval Europe

    1st Edition

    By Wesley M. Stevens

    The calendar worked out by Bede remains essentially the one we still use today, yet the mathematical and scientific studies of the early medieval schools have been largely neglected in most discussions of the cultural and intellectual history of Latin Europe. These articles by Wesley Stevens are…

    Hardback – 1995-06-01
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • From Ignatius Loyola to John of the Cross: Spirituality and Literature in Sixteenth-Century Spain book cover

    From Ignatius Loyola to John of the Cross

    Spirituality and Literature in Sixteenth-Century Spain, 1st Edition

    By Terence O'Reilly

    The 16th century saw the rise of movements of religious reform which, in Spain as elsewhere, contributed to make the history of the period such a ferment. In these essays Terence O’Reilly is concerned with the writings produced by these movements, notably Illuminism, the early Jesuits, Erasmianism…

    Hardback – 1995-05-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Chinese and Islamic Inner Asia book cover

    Studies on Chinese and Islamic Inner Asia

    1st Edition

    By Joseph F. Fletcher

    This book brings together the most important articles of the late Joseph F. Fletcher (1934-84), a scholar widely acclaimed for the breadth and brilliance of his historical thought and for his almost unequalled linguistic competence. Fletcher’s mastery of the major languages and historical…

    Hardback – 1995-04-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Aux origines de la Dormition de la Vierge: Etudes Historiques sur les Traditions Orientales book cover

    Aux origines de la Dormition de la Vierge

    Etudes Historiques sur les Traditions Orientales, 1st Edition

    By Michel van Esbroeck

    The studies in this volume have as their specific focus the origins of the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin and their aim is to help explain how there arose the very different literary and liturgical traditions of the Greeks, Georgians and Armenians. In addition, this exploration of the…

    Hardback – 1995-02-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam book cover

    Law and Legal Theory in Classical and Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Wael B. Hallaq

    These studies by Wael Hallaq represent an important contribution to our understanding of the neglected field of medieval Islamic law and legal thought. Spanning the period from the 8th to the 16th centuries, they draw upon a wide range of original sources to offer both fresh interpretations of…

    Hardback – 1995-02-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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