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Medieval Thought

David Luscombe

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines contributions made by Fellows of the British Academy in the past century to the study of medieval thought. It explains that medieval thought is a lost term used to refer to the ... More


King Alfred’s Books: Most Necessary for All Men to Know?

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the list of original works from the hand of King Alfred as well as translations of Latin writers from Late Antiquity. It begins with the king's own comments on his writings and ... More


Education, History, and Sophistication

Paul Oldfield

in Urban Panegyric and the Transformation of the Medieval City, 1100-1300

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198717737
eISBN:
9780191787232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717737.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Cultural History

This chapter explores praise connected to the city’s role in knowledge generation and historical reconstruction. It is framed by a prominent feature of thinking on the city in the twelfth and ... More


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