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AfterlivesThe Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Simultaneously real and unreal, the dead are people, yet they are not. The society of medieval Europe developed a rich set of imaginative traditions about death and the afterlife, using the dead as a ... More

Alfonso the MagnanimousKing of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alfonso the Magnanimous: King of Aragon, Naples, and Sicily 1396-1458

Alan Ryder

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219545
eISBN:
9780191678356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219545.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a biography of one of the most brilliant 15th century monarchs, Alfonso V of Aragon, who won from his contemporaries the title ‘the Magnanimous’. The book follows him from childhood in the ... More

American Child BrideA History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

American Child Bride: A History of Minors and Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629537
eISBN:
9781469629551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629537.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Most in the United States likely associate the concept of the child bride with the mores and practices of the distant past. But Nicholas L. Syrett challenges this assumption in his sweeping and ... More

Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Although there has been much recent interest in the interaction of England and Ireland in the Viking Age, the links between the Anglo-Saxons and the Irish in the period before 800 have been much less ... More

Apocalypse in RomeCola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the Politics of the New Age

Ronald Musto

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233966
eISBN:
9780520928725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233966.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

On May 20, 1347, Cola di Rienzo overthrew without violence the turbulent rule of Rome's barons and the absentee popes. A young visionary and the best political speaker of his time, Cola promised Rome ... More

Apostasy and Jewish identity in high Middle Ages Northern Europe'Are you still my brother?'

Apostasy and Jewish identity in high Middle Ages Northern Europe: 'Are you still my brother?'

Goldin Simha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719095771
eISBN:
9781781707852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095771.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this study, the various aspects of the way the Jews regarded themselves in the context of the lapse into another religion will be researched fully for the first time. We will attempt to understand ... More

At the Edge of ReformationIberia before the Black Death

At the Edge of Reformation: Iberia before the Black Death

Peter Linehan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834199
eISBN:
9780191872358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834199.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book springs from its author’s continuing interest in the history of Spain and Portugal—on this occasion in the first half of the fourteenth century between the recovery of each kingdom from ... More

Authoring the PastHistory, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Authoring the Past: History, Autobiography, and Politics in Medieval Catalonia

Jaume Aurell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226032320
eISBN:
9780226032344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032344.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book surveys medieval Catalan historiography, the emergence and evolution of historical writing and autobiography in the Middle Ages, on questions of authority and authorship, and on the links ... More

Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the Great

Conrad Leyser

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208686
eISBN:
9780191678127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208686.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the formation of the Christian ascetic tradition in the western Roman Empire during the period of the barbarian invasions, c.400–600. In an aggressively competitive political ... More

Aymer de ValenceEarl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

Aymer de Valence: Earl of Pembroke 1307-1324. Baronial Politics in the Reign of Edward II

J. R. S. Phillips

Published in print:
1972
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198223597
eISBN:
9780191861048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198223597.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book examines the course and significance of English politics in the reign of Edward II through a study of the career of one important magnate, Aymer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke from 1307 to ... More

Before the Gregorian ReformThe Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

Before the Gregorian Reform: The Latin Church at the Turn of the First Millennium

John Howe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452895
eISBN:
9781501703713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452895.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Historians typically single out the hundred-year period from about 1050 to 1150 as the pivotal moment in the history of the Latin Church, for it was then that the Gregorian Reform movement ... More

Between History and MythStories of Harald Fairhair and the Founding of the State

Between History and Myth: Stories of Harald Fairhair and the Founding of the State

Bruce Lincoln

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226140926
eISBN:
9780226141084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226141084.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

All groups tell stories about their beginnings. Such tales are oft-repeated, finely wrought, and usually much beloved. Among those institutions most in need of an impressive creation account is the ... More

The Birth of Modern Belief

The Birth of Modern Belief

Ethan H. Shagan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174747
eISBN:
9780691184944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174747.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the history of belief in the Christian West from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, revealing for the first time how a distinctively modern category of belief came into being. The ... More

By Force and FearTaking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Anne Jacobson Schutte

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

An unwilling, desperate nun trapped in the cloister, unable to gain release: such is the image that endures today of monastic life in early modern Europe. This book demonstrates that this and other ... More

Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Byzantium and the Crusader States 1096–1204

Ralph-Johannes Lilie

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204077
eISBN:
9780191676116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204077.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book is a study of the relations between Byzantium and the Crusader States of Syria and Palestine. The author sets out to explore the policies and principles that shaped contacts between the ... More

The Carmelites and AntiquityMendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Andrew Jotischky

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Carmelite Order began when a group of hermits settled in a regulated community on Mt Carmel in the kingdom of Jerusalem in the first decade of the 13th century. As the hermits began to found new ... More

Certain SainthoodCanonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Certain Sainthood: Canonization and the Origins of Papal Infallibility in the Medieval Church

Donald S. Prudlo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454035
eISBN:
9781501701535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454035.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The doctrine of papal infallibility is a central tenet of Roman Catholicism, and yet it is frequently misunderstood by Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Much of the present-day theological ... More

Chariots of LadiesFrancesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Chariots of Ladies: Francesc Eiximenis and the Court Culture of Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Nuria Silleras-Fernandez

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453830
eISBN:
9781501701641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453830.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book traces the development of devotion and female piety among the Iberian aristocracy from the late Middle Ages into the Golden Age, and from Catalonia to the rest of Iberia and Europe via the ... More

Charles the Bold and Italy (1467–1477)Politics and Personnel

Charles the Bold and Italy (1467–1477): Politics and Personnel

R. J. Walsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238386
eISBN:
9781846312809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312809
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of Charles the Bold's diplomatic and military relations with the Italian states, taking full account of economic policy. The book makes extensive use not only of the great mass of ... More

Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Chivalry and Violence in Medieval Europe

Richard Kaeuper

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244584
eISBN:
9780191697388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244584.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Medieval Europe was a rapidly developing society with a problem of violent disorder. This study reveals that chivalry was just as much a part of this problem as it was its solution. Chivalry praised ... More

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