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  • Paläographie und Handschriftenkunde für Germanistenby Karin Schneider

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 42.00

    This respected introductory work begins with an overview of script types, the historical evolution of writing, and the methods used in medieval German manuscriptology. Next, it illustrates the process of creating a codex. The final section describes how manuscripts were commissioned, previous ownership, and the later medieval history of... more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the... more...

  • The Renaissance Extended Mindby Miranda Anderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The Renaissance Extended Mind explores the parallels and contrasts between current philosophical notions of the mind as extended across brain, body and world, and analogous notions in literary, philosophical, and scientific texts circulating between the fifteenth century and early-seventeenth century. more...

  • The Renaissance Extended Mindby Miranda Anderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    The Renaissance Extended Mind explores the parallels and contrasts between current philosophical notions of the mind as extended across brain, body and world, and analogous notions in literary, philosophical, and scientific texts circulating between the fifteenth century and early-seventeenth century. more...

  • Revisiting the Poetic Eddaby Paul Acker; Carolyne Larrington

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Bringing alive the dramatic poems of Old Norse heroic legend, this new collection offers accessible, ground-breaking and inspiring essays which introduce and analyse the exciting legends of the two doomed Helgis and their valkyrie lovers; the dragon-slayer Sigurðr; Brynhildr the implacable shield-maiden; tragic Guðrún and her children; Attila the... more...

  • Riten, Gesten, Zeremonienby Edgar Bierende; Sven Bretfeld; Klaus Oschema

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Ritualised action ? the use of gestures and ceremonial processes ? were a central means of creating and expressing social order in pre-modern societies in particular. The present volume is divided into the three core areas of liturgy, law and politics and presents an interdisciplinary view of selected aspects of the arrangement and effect... more...

  • Sacred Fictions of Medieval Franceby Maureen Barry McCann Boulton

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    A study of the immensely popular "lives" of Christ and the Virgin in medieval France. more...

  • Seasons in the Literatures of the Medieval Northby Paul S. Langeslag

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    A fresh examination of how the seasons are depicted in medieval literature. more...

  • Sisters of Goreby John C. Franceschina

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The plays collected in Sisters of Gore span the development of Gothic melodrama from the 1790s to the 1840s. more...

  • Songs of a Friendby Barbara Hughes Fowler

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Portugal enjoyed one of the richest and most sophisticated cultures of the Middle Ages, in part because of its vibrant secular literature. One popular literary genre of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries was the cantigas de amigo , love songs in which male poets wrote from a female perspective. More than five hundred of these mysterious poems depicting... more...