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Stag of Love
The Chase in Medieval Literature
Marcelle Thiebaux, Marcelle Thiébaux
The Stag of Love explores the body of erotic metaphor that developed in medieval literature and art from the hunt as influenced by Ovid's flourishing...



Fate, Providence and Moral Responsibility in Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Thought
Collected Studies in Honour of Carlos Steel
This book forms a major contribution to the discussion on fate, providence, and moral responsibility in antiquity, the Middle Ages and early modern times.



Guillaume de Machaut
Secretary, Poet, Musician
Elizabeth Eva Leach, Elizabeth E. Leach
At once a royal secretary, a poet, and a composer, Guillaume de Machaut was one of the most protean and creative figures of the late Middle Ages. Rather than focus on a single strand of his remarkable career, Elizabeth Eva Leach gives us a book that encompasses all aspects of his work, illuminating it in a distinctively interdisciplinary light...



Feeling Like Saints
Lollard Writings after Wyclif
Fiona Somerset
Fiona Somerset examines the lollard movement by closely reading their own writings, which provide rich evidence for how lollard writers collaborated with one another and with their readers to produce a distinctive religious identity based around structures of...



Humanistica Lovaniensia
Journal of Neo-Latin Studies
As well as presenting articles on Neo-Latin topics, the annual journal Humanistica Lovaniensia is a major source for critical editions of Neo-Latin texts with translations and commentaries. Please visit www.lup.be for the full table of contents.






Walking Corpses
Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West
Timothy S. Miller, Timothy Miller, John W. Nesbitt
Timothy Miller and John Nesbitt remind us that the history of leprosy in the West is incomplete without considering the Byzantine Empire, which confronted leprosy and its effects well before the Latin...



Clothing the Clergy
Virtue and Power in Medieval Europe, c. 800–1200
Maureen C. Miller
Maureen C. Miller traces the ways in which clerical garb changed over the Middle Ages. Miller goes into detail about craft, artistry, and textiles and contributes to our understanding of the religious, social, and political meanings of clothing, past and present.



Holy Matter
Changing Perceptions of the Material World in Late Medieval Christianity
Sara Ritchey, Sara M. Ritchey
Sara Ritchey offers a fresh narrative explaining theological and devotional change by journeying beyond the human body to ask how religious men and women understood the effects of God's incarnation on the natural, material...



Sacred Folly
A New History of the Feast of Fools
Max Harris
The real history and meaning of the Feast of Fools—usually misunderstood as a sacrilegious...



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