Search: History - Medieval History, 2009
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Joseph F. Patrouch
This study seeks to examine a number of themes relating to the roles of the women's court of the central European Habsburgs. These include its role in helping consolidate their holdings in central Europe and the Holy Roman Empire and structure their relations with the rest of Europe.
Through precise and rigorous readings of Carolingian legal, polemical, and literary sources, this book excavates lively debates at both the popular and institutional levels within the Carolingian empire over the increasing integration of religious and legal precepts in jurisprudence and their ...
This biography of Stephen Langton, the Parisian master of theology and archbishop of Canterbury (1207-1228), focuses on his political commitment as a prelate in a period of considerable crisis and upheaval in England, and establishes Langton’s substantial contribution to the making of the Magna ...
James D. Mixson
This study explores the origins of Observant reform in the monasteries and canonries of the southern Empire. Through close readings of unpublished texts, it offers fresh perspectives on the history of religious community, reform, and the church in the fifteenth century.
Edited by Katherine Allen Smith and Scott Wells
Encompassing the work of historians, art-historians, and literary scholars, these essays explore how interrelated processes of communal inclusion and exclusion - articulated through institutions, discourses, performances, and artefacts - shaped the construction of individual and collective ...
Edited by Palmira Brummett
This collection assesses genre, ethnology, and pilgrimage in a set of disparate travel narratives spanning the medieval to early modern eras. It assesses the possibilities for cultural translation as travelers witness, craft, and imagine desired, fearful, and sacred lands.
Leigh Ann Craig
Women commonly became pilgrims in Latin Christendom in the later Middle Ages, despite the opposition of contemporary critics. This book explores women’s participation in many forms of pilgrimage, and also their construction of positive interpretations of that participation.
Edited by Henrik Lagerlund
This book aims at beginning the rewriting of the history of skepticism by highlightening the medieval sources of the modern skeptical discussions. It shows through seven newly written essays how epistemological and external-world skepticism was developed and discussed particularly in the ...
Edited by Stephen F. Brown, Thomas Dewender, & Theo Kobusch
Focusing on Meister Eckhart, John Duns Scotus, Hervaeus Natalis, Durandus of St.-Pourçain, Walter Burley and Petrus Aureoli, this volume investigates the nature of philosophical and theological issues and arguments at the University of Paris in the early fourteenth century.
Shona Kelly Wray
Based on testaments and notarial contracts, this examination of the Black Death of 1348 argues for social resilience in Bologna. The notarial record demonstrates that notaries, officials, medical practitioners, and clergy served the populace, while families remained intact and the populace ...
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