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Medieval

  • 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...

  • Middle Englishby

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 74.99

    This volume energizes issues of research in Middle English studies by eschewing an emphasis on what 'we know' and instead addressing the most challenging areas of unfixed opinion and unsettled debate. Although major authors such as Chaucer and Langland are richly represented, many little-known and neglected texts are considered as well. 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$ 15.98

    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    Imagining the Middle Ages is an unprecedented examination of the historical content of films depicting the medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries.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...

  • Epik (Vers - Strophe - Prosa), und Kleinformenby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 377.00

    The long narrative forms ? romances mainly in rhyming couplets or prose and heroic epics in stanzas ? take up relatively little space in the fifth volume, which is why the articles on the predominantly secular short forms ? tale, fable, Bispel ("comparison"), farce, etc ? have been included. more...

  • Das geistliche Schrifttum von den Anfängen bis zum Beginn des 14. Jahrhundertsby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 391.00

    Volume 1 contains an introductory essay by Regina D. Schiewer and covers German-language religious literature and its development from its beginnings to the end of the 13th century, in particular the topics Bible, Apocrypha, hagiography, liturgy and piety, catechesis, pastoral care, sermon, edification, theology/philosophy, monastic life,... more...

  • Das geistliche Schrifttum des Spätmittelaltersby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 391.00

    Volume 2 is introduced by an essay by Werner Williams and Regina D. Schiewer and covers German-language religious literature of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era up to 1500, with special emphasis on the topics Bible, Apocrypha, hagiography, liturgy and piety, catechesis, pastoral care, sermon, edification, theology/philosophy,... more...