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A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
A Short History of the Middle Ages, Fifth Edition
By Barbara H. Rosenwein

In this bestselling book, Barbara H. Rosenwein integrates the history of three medieval civilizations (European, Byzantine, and Islamic) in a dynamic narrative that is complemented by exquisite illustrations and maps.

Available Jul 2018
The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: A Reader
The Twelfth-Century Renaissance: A Reader
Edited by Alex J. Novikoff
In his thoughtful introduction, Novikoff explores the term "twelfth-century renaissance" and whether or not it should be applied to a range of thinkers with differing outlooks and attitudes.
Published Dec 2016
Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages: Transcultural Perspectives
Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages: Transcultural Perspectives
Edited by Markus Stock

Alongside studies of the Alexander legend in medieval and early modern Latin, English, French, German, and Persian, Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages breaks new ground by examining rarer topics such as Hebrew Alexander romances, Coptic and Arabic Alexander materials, and early modern Malay versions of the Alexander legend.

Published Jan 2016
Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter and Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohum Family
Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England: The Psalter and Hours of Humphrey de Bohun and the Manuscripts of the Bohum Family
By Lucy Freeman Sandler

Illuminators and Patrons in Fourteenth-Century England is a richly illustrated study of a psalter and book of hours made for Humphrey de Bohun (d. 1373), the vastly wealthy earl of Hereford, Essex, and Northampton.

Published Dec 2014
The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of Self in Late Medieval England
The Taymouth Hours: Stories and the Construction of Self in Late Medieval England
by Kathryn A. Smith
In this first comprehensive study of the Taymouth Hours, Kathryn A. Smith traces the manuscript’s origin to Philippa of Hainault, queen of Edward III, and Edward’s sister, the thirteen-year-old Eleanor of Woodstock.
Published Jul 2012
The Allegory of the Church: Romanesque Portals and Their Verse Inscriptions
The Allegory of the Church: Romanesque Portals and Their Verse Inscriptions
By Calvin B. Kendall

The Allegory of the Church is the first full-length study of Romanesque verse inscriptions in the context of church portals and portal sculpture, and is the product of a twenty-year study.

Published Nov 2011
Last Judgment Iconography in the Carpathians
Last Judgment Iconography in the Carpathians
By John-Paul Himka

A richly illustrated and detailed account of history through a style of art, Last Judgment Iconography in the Carpathians will find a receptive audience with art historians, religious scholars, and slavists.

Published Jul 2009
Flowers in Medieval Manuscripts
Flowers in Medieval Manuscripts
By Celia Fisher

Each section of Flowers in Medieval Manuscripts includes relevant details of the manuscripts from which the illustrations are taken, and the concluding section discusses manuscript production in relation to these margins.

Published Aug 2004
Seeing Medieval Art
Seeing Medieval Art
By Herbert L. Kessler
"Experts and non-experts alike will find much to delight and challenge them in Kessler's rich embroidery of text and image." - Mary Carruthers, New York University
Published Aug 2004
The Making of Medieval Forgeries: False Documents in Fifteenth-Century England
The Making of Medieval Forgeries: False Documents in Fifteenth-Century England
By Alfred Hiatt

The Making of Medieval Forgeries further discusses the 'multiplicity of audiences' for forgeries: those that produce, those that approve, and those that are hostile.

Published Mar 2004