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Medieval

  • Sanctity in the Northby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2008; Not Available

    Sanctity in the North features English translations of texts from Latin or vernacular Nordic languages, in many cases for the first time. The accompanying essays complement the translations and reflect the contributors' own disciplinary groundings in folklore, philology, medieval, and religious studies. more...

  • John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Bookby

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Edition, translation and full critical study of a hitherto marginalised text, bringing it to full attention for the first time. more...

  • Adamgirk`by

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99

    The first English translation of a major work of medieval literature: the Armenian epic poem on Adam and Eve, Adamgirk, composed by Arak`el of Siwnik` in the early fifteenth century. Michael E. Stone also supplies an illuminating introduction. more...

  • The Letters of the Rozmberk Sistersby

    Boydell & Brewer 2006; US$ 34.95

    Women in 15c Bohemia express themselves on marriage, companionship, daily castle life, and family relations. more...

  • The Letters of Abelard and Heloiseby Peter Abelard; Michael Clanchy; Betty Radice

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.09

    The story of Abelard and Heloise remains one of the world's most celebrated and tragic love affairs. Through their letters, we follow the path of their romance from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard's pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation. more...

  • A Knight at the Moviesby John Aberth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    Imagining the Middle Ages is an unprecedented examination of the historical content of films depicting the medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries. Historians increasingly feel the need to weigh in on popular depictions of the past, since so much of the public's knowledge of history comes from popular mediums. Aberth dissects how each... more...

  • Das wissensvermittelnde Schrifttum bis zum Ausgang des 14. Jahrhundertsby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2014; Not Available

    Volume 6 contains a rather extensive and very heterogeneous group of medieval texts: German pragmatic literature from the beginnings to the end of the 14th century, except for texts already included in volumes 1?3. For the first time, the texts in the different topic areas (medicine, law, texts of the artes liberales and artes mechanicae,... more...

  • Deutschsprachige Artusdichtung des Mittelaltersby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 28.00

    Das Studienbuch führt in die deutschsprachige Artusdichtung des hohen und späten Mittelalters ein. Im Mittelpunkt stehen dabei die über ein Dutzend Artusromane in Reimpaarversen, die zwischen etwa 1180 (Hartmann von Aue) und 1300 (Konrad von Stoffeln) entstanden sind. Darüber hinaus wird das Auftreten der Artusfigur und der Mitglieder der... more...

  • The Poetic Eddaby Paul Acker; Carolyne Larrington

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...