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Established by the Medieval Academy of America in 1928, this series focuses on editions, translations, and other scholarly tools of enduring value for medieval studies.
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Two Medieval Occitan Toll Registers from Tarascon
Two Medieval Occitan Toll Registers from Tarascon
By William D. Paden

Two Medieval Toll Registers from Tarascon presents an edition, translation, and discussion of two vernacular toll registers from fourteenth and fifteenth-century Provence. 

Published Apr 2016
Medieval 'Artes Praedicandi': A Synthesis of Scholastic Sermon Structure
Medieval 'Artes Praedicandi': A Synthesis of Scholastic Sermon Structure
By Siegfried Wenzel

Written by a leading expert on the late medieval scholastic sermon, Medieval Artes Praedicandi is an essential resource for scholars and advanced students interested in using scholastic sermons in their research.

Published Apr 2015
Las Mocedades De Rodrigo: The Youthful Deeds of Rodrigo, the Cid
Las Mocedades De Rodrigo: The Youthful Deeds of Rodrigo, the Cid
By Matthew Bailey

For those interested in the poetry of medieval Spain, the epic tradition, or for anyone looking for a good adventure story, Las Mocedades de Rodrigo will be essential reading.

Published Apr 2013
Three Cartularies from Thirteenth Century Auxerre
Three Cartularies from Thirteenth Century Auxerre
Edited by Constance Brittain Bouchard

With full annotation of people and places and English-language summaries, these cartularies make a valuable contribution to our understanding of this significant episcopal centre’s history.

Published Oct 2012
The Cartulary of Countess Blanche of Champagne
The Cartulary of Countess Blanche of Champagne
Edited by Theodore Evergates

The 443 letters contained in the cartulary deal with practical matters of governance such as homages, fiefs, and the rights of lordship, and are here used by Evergates as a dossier for observing the practices of a major French principality and its aristocracy in the first two decades of the thirteenth century.

Published Jan 2010
Medieval Conduct Literature: An Anthology of Vernacular Guides to Behaviour for Youths with English Translations
Medieval Conduct Literature: An Anthology of Vernacular Guides to Behaviour for Youths with English Translations
By Mark Johnston

A fascinating examination of a diverse range of regions and cultures, Medieval Conduct Literature is a remarkable window into medieval life, customs, behaviour, and social expectations.

Published Oct 2009
Three Treatises From Bec on the Nature of Monastic Life
Three Treatises From Bec on the Nature of Monastic Life
Giles Constable

This volume is an important contribution to understanding not only monasticism in Normandy, but also the conflict between church and state in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

Published Jun 2008
The Cartulary of Montier-en-Der, 666-1129
The Cartulary of Montier-en-Der, 666-1129
By Constance Bouchard

With information on popes, kings, and counts, on manorial structures and the obligations of peasant tenants, and on monastic reform, the cartulary will be an essential resource for the study of religious history and of the middle ages in France.

Published Apr 2004
Littere Baronum: The Earliest Cartulary of the Counts of Champagne
Littere Baronum: The Earliest Cartulary of the Counts of Champagne
By Theodore Evergates

This first edition of the cartulary contains 121 letters received from the barons and prelates of the county during the rule of Count Thibaut III (1198-1201) and the first decade of the regency of his widow, Countess Blanche (1201-22).

Published Dec 2003
The Mirroure of the Worlde: A Middle English Translation of the Miroir de Monde
The Mirroure of the Worlde: A Middle English Translation of the Miroir de Monde
By Robert R. Raymo, Ruth E. Sternglantz, and Elaine E. Whitaker

Makes available for the first time the unique text in the fifteenth-century British manuscript, MS. Bodley 283, which is among the last and largest works in the tradition of lay religious instruction mandated by the Fourth Lateran Council.

Published Dec 2003