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Translating at the Court
Bartholomew of Messina and Cultural Life at the Court of Manfred of Sicily
The authors address the nature and importance of Bartholomew of Messina's oeuvre (and especially his translations of Aristotle), situate Bartholomew's activity in a broader context, and pay special attention to cultural life under the reign of Manfred.
From Eckhart to Ruusbroec
A Critical Inheritance of Mystical Themes in the Fourteenth Century
In this thorough textual, historical, and doctrinal study Satoshi Kikuchi seeks to clarify the relationship between two prominent mystics of the fourteenth century: Meister Eckhart, the German Dominican, and Jan van Ruusbroec, the Brabantine Augustinian.
Paganism in the Middle Ages
Threat and Fascination
Ecclesia in Medio Nationis
Reflections on the Study of Monasticism in the Central Middle Ages
"Lors est ce jour grant joie nee"
Essais de langue et de littérature françaises du moyen âge
This volume gathers eight essays regarding French medieval language and literature.
Latin and Vernacular Translations of Scientific Treatises in Medieval Europe
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 40 Medieval translators played an important role in the development and evolution of a scientific lexicon. At a time when most scholars deferred to authority, the translations of canonical texts assumed great importance...
Medieval Manuscripts in Transition
Tradition and Creative Recycling
In Medieval Manuscripts in Transition, various scholars investigate the ways in which the study of manuscripts can contribute to interpretation or provide insight.
Aristotle's "Problemata" in Different Times and Tongues
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 39 Communication leads to an evolution of knowledge, and the free exchange of knowledge leads to fresh findings. In the Middle Ages things were no different. The inheritance of ancient knowledge deeply influenced medieval...
Symbolic Communication in Late Medieval Towns
Mediaevalia Lovaniensia 37 In the context of late medieval state centralization, the political autonomy of the towns of the Low Countries, Northern France, and the Swiss confederation was threatened by central governments. Within this conflict both...
The Use and Abuse of Sacred Places in Late Medieval Towns
This book discusses how secular authorities made use of churches and monasteries in the Low Countries, the German regions and the British Isles during the late medieval period.