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  • Wisdom, Authority and Grammar in the Seventh Centuryby Vivien Law

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    An alternative interpretation of two of the most puzzling surviving medieval texts. more...

  • Seven Viking Romancesby none

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 14.65

    Combining traditional myth, oral history and re-worked European legend to depict an ancient realm of heroism and wonder, the seven tales collected here are among the most fantastical of all the Norse romances. Powerfully inspired works of Icelandic imagination, they relate intriguing, often comical tales of famous kings, difficult gods and women of... more...

  • Authorities in the Middle Agesby Sini Kangas; Mia Korpiola; Tuija Ainonen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Authorities in the Middle Ages investigates the definition, establishment, and collapse of medieval authority from antiquity to the mid-fifteenth century. The interdisciplinary approach resonates with the multi-faceted field of medieval culture, its social structures, and various forms of communication, in various disciplines. There... more...

  • Tristan and Isoldeby Joan Tasker Grimbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    A substantial introduction traces the Tristan and Isolde legend from the twelfth century to the present, emphasizing literary versions, but also surveying the legend's sources and its appearance in the visual arts, music and film. The nineteen essays are a mix of new, new English, revised, and 'classic'. It contains an extensive bibliography. more...

  • William Langland's Piers Plowmanby Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Chaucer and the Jewsby Sheila Delany

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection explores the importance of the Jews in the English Christian imagination of the 14th and 15th centuries - long after their expulsion from Britain in 1290. more...

  • Women Writing Latinby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Two covers women's writing in Latin in the Middle Ages. more...

  • Women Writing Latinby Laurie J. Churchill; Phyllis R. Brown; Jane E. Jeffrey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book is part of a 3-volume anthology of women's writing in Latin from antiquity to the early modern era. Each volume provides texts, contexts, and translations of a wide variety of works produced by women, including dramatic, poetic, and devotional writing. Volume Three covers women's writing in Latin during the early modern period (1400-1700). more...

  • The Mark of the Beastby Debra Hassig

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95

    The medieval bestiary was a contribution to didactic religious literature, addressing concerns central to all walks of Christian and secular life. These essays analyze the bestiary from both literary and art historical perspectives, exploring issues including kinship, romance, sex, death, and the afterlife. more...

  • Medieval Christian Perceptions of Islamby John Victor Tolan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    For medieval Christians, Islam presented a series of disquieting challenges, and individual Christians portrayed Muslim culture in varied ways, according to their interests and prejudices. These fifteen original essays focus on unfamiliar texts that reflect the wide range of medieval Christianity's preoccupation with Islam, treating works from many... more...